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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

A new kind of war -- A lethal paradise -- Worlds in collision -- High lonesome -- The wolf's howl -- Blood and smoke -- Dream visions and Apocalypse -- White squaw -- Chasing the wind -- Death's innocent face -- War to the knife -- White queen of the Comanches -- The rise of Quanah -- Uncivil wars -- Peace, and other horrors -- The anti-Custer -- Mackenzie unbound -- The hide men and the messiah -- The Red River War -- Forward, in defeat -- This was a man -- Resting here until day breaks.

Describes the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the kidnapping of a white girl, who grew up to marry a Comanche chief and have a son, Quanah, who became a great warrior.

4 available in District.

0 holds on 6 copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Shelving Location Status Due Date
Interlochen Public Library 978.004 Gwynne 2010 Adult Available -
Kingsley Branch Library 978.004 GWY Adult Available -
Peninsula Community Library B PARKER GWY Adult Available -
Woodmere (Main) Branch 978.004 GWY Adult Checked out 03/03/2016
Woodmere (Main) Branch 978.004 GWY Adult Checked out 07/21/2015
Woodmere (Main) Branch 978.004 GWY Adult Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781416591054
  • ISBN: 1416591052 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9781416591061 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1416591060 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.

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