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Ride the Wind - Lucia St. Clair Robson
Ride the Wind
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In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with them, mastered their ways, married one of their leaders, and became, in every way, a Comanche woman. It is also the story of a proud and innocent people whose... show more
In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with them, mastered their ways, married one of their leaders, and became, in every way, a Comanche woman. It is also the story of a proud and innocent people whose lives pulsed with the very heartbeat of the land. It is the story of a way of life that is gone forever....
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780345325228 (0345325222)
ASIN: 345325222
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 589
Edition language: English
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Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
5.0
My favourite of the various books that Ms. Robson has written. Don't be fooled by the cover -- this is not a romance novel by any means. It's smart, intelligent and based around a real story -- that of Cynthia Ann Parker.
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4.0 Ride The Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche
This book was recommended by a good friend of mine, and she hasn't steered me wrong yet. This book will break your heart. First it will make you sick, then make you mad, then you will fall in love...then you will repeatedly feel like you've been run over by tanks. For the past three days, I have bee...
Books are Food for the Soul
Books are Food for the Soul rated it
4.0
This is a fictional account of the true story of nine year old Cynthia Ann Parker. Stolen as a child by the Comanche, she was adopted by a native family and raised as Comanche. Her story is the basis for the John Ford classic western, 'The Searchers'. In Ford's version, she is found and is gratefu...
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