Ride the Wind: A Novel
In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians from her family's settlement.
She grew up with them, mastered their ways, and married one of their leaders. Except for her brilliant blue eyes and golden mane, Cynthia Ann Parker was in every way a Comanche woman. They called her Naduah—Keeps Warm With Us. She rode a horse named Wind.
This is her story, 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.
It will thrill you, absorb you, touch your soul, and make you cry as you celebrate the beauty and mourn the end of the great Comanche nation.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing
What a great read this book turned out to be! It's the historical fiction retelling of the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, kidnapped at the age of nine by a Comanche war band who massacred her family’s ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Strawberryga - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed this book. (As I get older I need to keep a notebook to follow the Indian names!) This was a very detailed book on Indian life and I just loved reading the exact details of how the ... Read full review