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Killing Cynthia Ann
 
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Charles Brashear
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Killing Cynthia Ann

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The saga of Cynthia Ann Parker is well known to historians of the Texas frontier and readers of historical fiction. Kidnapped from Parker's Fort near Mexia by raiding Comanches in 1836, she was completely assimilated into the Noconi band. She married tribal leader Peta Nocona and bore him two sons, Quanah and Pecos, and a daughter, Toh-Tsee-Ah. Late in 1860, she and ...more
Published January 28th 1999 by NetLibrary, Incorporated (first published 1999)
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Jesse Hanson
Nov 01, 2010 Jesse Hanson rated it it was amazing
Another book I found, being used for a prop, in the furniture store where i used to work. Heartbreaking to the point of heart numbing. I expect it is a quite accurate portrayal, in the terrible tragedy and the portrait of ignorant misplaced well-meaning of it, if not in the actual details. It is presented as fiction, but has some remarkable reference material included.
If you have mourned for the plight of the Native American, this book will not ease your mourning.
Please read it, if you can find
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Angela
Sep 01, 2010 Angela rated it liked it
Preferred the non-fiction take on this interesting story- not fictionalized history.
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