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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
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
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
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Oklahoma Book Award for Nonfiction, 2011.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
348037
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gwynne, S. C.
Dewey number
  • 978.004/974572
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parker, Quanah
  • Parker, Quanah
  • Parker, Quanah
  • Parker, Quanah
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Comanche Indians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Race relations
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States, West
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
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-355) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
776157
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416591054
  • (OCoLC)424555364
Label
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
776157
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781416591054
  • (OCoLC)424555364

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