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Published by HarperTorch .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7286373M
ISBN 100061004499
ISBN 109780061004490

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  Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne, first published in , tells the entertaining and informative, somewhat scholarly account of the Comanche tribe/5(K).   The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker by Bill Neeley is a detailed and interesting insight into not only the Comanche and Native American cultures, but the transition of the native Americans into a white culture during the late s and early s.4/5.   Overview. *Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award*. *A New York Times Notable Book*. *Winner of the Texas Book Award and the Oklahoma Book Award*. This New York Times bestseller and stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West Brand: Scribner.   Buy a cheap copy of Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker book by S.C. Gwynne. Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize This stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American Free shipping over $Cited by:

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History - Kindle edition by Gwynne, S. C.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(6K). From Hannibal to George Washington, scan the lineup of war personalities in this quiz. Quanah was the son of Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker, a white woman captured by the Comanches as a child. Quanah later added his mother’s surname to his given name. This is a brief but informative book on the life of Quanah Parker, a mixed-blood Comanche who was prominent in the history of what is today southwest Oklahoma from to his death in Not much of this book details Quanah's early life before his relegation to the Comanche-Kiowa reservation after the Red River War of /5(8). Impeccably researched, rich with real-life characters and period detail, this powerful historical novel vividly recounts the decline and fall of the Comanche people and their extraordinary leader, Quanah Parker, from the battlefield to the reservation. more/5.

Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to come out of the Old West: the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who became.   Fresh Air • Quanah Parker, considered the greatest Comanche chief, was the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, a white pioneer woman kidnapped by a . Quanah Parker book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Traces the life of the American Indian chief who led the Comanches in the ba /5(6). Not much of this book details Quanah's early life before his relegation to the Comanche-Kiowa reservation after the Red River War of The main exception is that he was the son of Cynthia Ann Parker, a Texas girl who was taken into captivity by the Comanches in a raid on Fort Parker in /5.