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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.

Authors: Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953-
Call number: 970.3 GWY
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010.
Publication date: 2010.
Subject: Comanche Indians -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Comanche Indians -- Wars.
Comanche Indians -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Parker, Quanah, 1845?-1911.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
West (U.S.) -- Race relations.
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.
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed.
Physical description: viii, 371 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-355) and index.
ISBN: 9781416591054 (hardcover)
1416591052 (hardcover)
9781416591061 (pbk.)
1416591060 (pbk.)
LCCN: 2009049747
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1245724
Bib No.: 1245724

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