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The Resource Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne

Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne

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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
Title
Empire of the summer moon
Title remainder
Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
Statement of responsibility
S.C. Gwynne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
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348037
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
  • 978.004/974572
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.C85
LC item number
P3835 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
Label
Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Reprint: Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2010
  • Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index
Contents
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
Control code
5555708
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416591061
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn722377147
  • (OCoLC)722377147
Label
Empire of the summer moon : Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history, S.C. Gwynne
Publication
Note
  • Reprint: Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2010
  • Includes reading group guide
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index
Contents
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
Control code
5555708
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Scribner trade pbk. ed.
Extent
viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781416591061
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn722377147
  • (OCoLC)722377147

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