Plains Warrior

Chief Quanah Parker and the Comanches

By Marrin, Albert

Publishers Summary:
Traces the life of the American Indian chief who led the Comanches in the battle and remained their leader on the reservation where he guided the people in accepting their new life.

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ISBN
978-0-68980-081-8
Publisher
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c1996.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 1996

Gr 6-9 This biography is a throwback to the sensationalistic dime novel Westerns of the turn of the century. As much a recounting of Comanche/Texan warfare as a biography of the man who guided the Comanche transition from freedom to reservation life, the book is largely based on soldiers' memoirs and captivity accounts, which are noted for their frequent biases and misunderstanding of Native cultures. Author of many earlier titles on various military ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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