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Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture

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ebook, 104 pages
Published 1886 by St. Louis, Printed for the author
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Khadijah
May 18, 2012 Khadijah rated it did not like it
This is one of the books mentioned in Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History, and being out of copyright I thought I'd read it.

I had felt the Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History was a bit racist and biased but it was nothing compared to this book. It's quite natural given the time it was written. Another thin
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Angel
Dec 24, 2013 Angel rated it it was ok
Cynthia Ann Parker of legendary Ft. Worth, Texas fame was a young girl that was captured when her family was massacred by Comanche Indians. She lived with the Comanche, was adopted by them, eventually getting married and having children. She was recaptured by whites during an Indian invasion years later and taken back to white society with her youngest child. Though she tried many times to escape back to her Comanche family, she finally gave up. This story was based more on the "heroic" tales of ...more
Jack Sakalauskas
Jun 23, 2015 Jack Sakalauskas rated it it was ok
The book is advertised as a story about a captured white woman, but there is very little about her. Her life story could have been put into 4 pages. Didn't like the writing - very raciest, mixed up. Acceptable for the time it was written.
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