Ride the Wind (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Aug 10, 2011 - Fiction - 608 pages
524 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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Excellent writing and historical research. - Goodreads
As for the writing, the POV was confusing at best. - Goodreads
... highly educational,. i wanted to see more and more. - Goodreads
The story is beautiful, and the writing is superb. - Goodreads
Incredible piece of writing. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Elyse - Goodreads

The cover of the edition I read is misleading. It gives the impression this book is a bodice-ripper about Native Americans. Not so. I read it in spite of the cover (what's that saying about don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - Zettie Jones - Goodreads

This is a very interesting historical story but I became impatient with so many details & wished the story would move on. However, there is a wealth of 'how it's done' information. 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
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
249
Section 13
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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About the author (2011)

Osceola has been Lucia St. Clair Robson's hero from fourth grade on. She went on to become a Peace Corps Volunteer, a teacher, and a librarian. After her first novel, Ride the Wind, appeared on the New York times best seller list, she began writing full time. While researching Light a Distant Fire, she revisited the wilderness she remembered from childhood, and explored the rivers and mangrove swamps where she had camped, canoed decades earlier.

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