Ride the Wind

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Ballantine, 1985 - Fiction - 608 pages
197 Reviews
In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with them, mastered their ways, married one of their leaders, and became, in every way, a Comanche woman. It is also the story of a proud and innocent people whose lives pulsed with the very heartbeat of the land. It is the story of a way of life that is gone forever....
  

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Best love story ever. - Goodreads
The writing itself is a little pompus. - Goodreads
... highly educational,. i wanted to see more and more. - Goodreads
As for the writing, the POV was confusing at best. - Goodreads
The story is beautiful, and the writing is superb. - Goodreads
Incredible piece of writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

It's one of those books on my shelf that I love so much, I pick it up every few years and re-read. I first read it in high school, and I loved it intensely. The second time I read it, I was in a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dawn Garcia - Goodreads

I have read this book at least three times since the late 80's when my love for the Native American culture was at its peak. The author's research and accuracy of the historical times of the last days ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
36
Section 3
42
Section 4
57
Section 5
95
Section 6
117
Section 7
129
Section 8
133
Section 14
305
Section 15
344
Section 16
361
Section 17
370
Section 18
378
Section 19
428
Section 20
472
Section 21
493

Section 9
144
Section 10
181
Section 11
229
Section 12
249
Section 13
256
Section 22
552
Section 23
575
Section 24
591
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About the author (1985)

Lucia St. Clair Robson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in South Florida. She has been a Peace Corps volunteer in Venezuela and a teacher in a disadvantaged neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. She has also lived in Japan, South Carolina, and Arizona. After earning her master's degree in Library Science at Florida State University, Ms. Robson worked as a public librarian in Annapolis, Maryland. She is the author of the historical novels Mary's Land, Light a Distant Fire, Ride the Wind, The Tokaido Road, and Walk in My Soul. Today Lucia St. Clair Robson lives near Annapolis in a wooded community on the Severn River.

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