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Author Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953-

Title 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.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Scribner, 2010.

Copies

Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  970.3 Gwy    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  978.04 G995    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  970.3 Gwynne    ---  Lost and Paid
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  978.004 Gwy    ---  Available
Edition 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Description viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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 -- Peac, 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.
Source NBK 9/10 PPL
Local Note 1
Subject Parker, Quanah, 1845?-1911.
Comanche Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Comanche Indians -- Wars.
Comanche Indians -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
West (U.S.) -- Race relations.
ISBN 9781416591054
1416591052
9781416591061 (pbk.)
1416591060 (pbk.)

 
    
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