Ride the Wind

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Ballantine, 1985 - Fiction - 608 pages
12 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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User 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

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User 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

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3
Section 2
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Section 3
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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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