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
A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West--in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
Title
Empire of the summer moon
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
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348037
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 978.004/974572
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.C85
LC item number
P3835 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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
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Quanah Parker and the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history
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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, S.C. Gwynne
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-355) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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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
17766684
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Extent
viii, 371 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781416591054
Lccn
2009049747
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
17766684
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424555364
  • (OCoLC)424555364

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