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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 Hist (Compact Disc)

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Description


A stunning historical account of the battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West-in the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.

About the Author


S. C. Gwynne is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared extensively in Time magazine-for which he served as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor from 1988 to 2000-and in Texas Monthly, where he was executive editor. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Harper's, and California Magazine. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter. David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, appearing on stages large and small throughout the country and in Seattle, Washington, his hometown. He has narrated over thirty audiobooks for Tantor, in genres ranging from current political commentary to historical nonfiction, from fantasy to military, and from thrillers to humor. He received an AudioFile Earphones Award for his first audiobook, Love 'Em or Lose 'Em: Getting Good People to Stay. When not narrating, David keeps busy writing plays and stories for children.

Praise for Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American Hist…


"Gwynne doesn't merely retell the story of Parker's life. He pulls his readers through an American frontier roiling with extreme violence, political intrigue, bravery, anguish, corruption, love, knives, rifles and arrows." ---The New York Times

Product Details ISBN-10: 1400116554
ISBN-13: 9781400116553
Published: Tantor Media, 05/01/2010
Language: English