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6 edition of Cynthia Ann Parker found in the catalog.

Cynthia Ann Parker

Comanche Captive (American Heroes (New York, N.Y.).)

by Tracie Egan

  • 182 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Texas,
  • History - United States/19th Century,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • People & Places - United States - Native American,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Parker, Cynthia Ann,,
  • Indian captivities,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Parker, Cynthia Ann,
  • 1827?-1864,
  • Biography,
  • Comanche Indians

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8120650M
    ISBN 100823941078
    ISBN 109780823941070
    OCLC/WorldCa50920713

      The story of Cynthia Ann Parker is one of the saddest in the history of the American West. She was taken captive by the Comanches at the age of nine, in , and was adopted by the tribe. Check out this great listen on Originally published in, the book is about Cynthia Ann Parker, who was captured by the Comanche at Fort Worth in Texas. The tribe adopted her; she married Chief Peta Nocona and spent a quarter century with them. Public Domain (P) Museum Audiobook.

    Cynthia Ann Parker (ca. ca. ), a captive of the Comanches, was born to Lucy (Duty) and Silas M. Parker in Crawford County, Illinois. According to the census of Anderson County she would have been born between June 2, , and   Lucia Robson is a librarian. One day, she came across some information about a person named Cynthia Ann Parker and how she grew up with the Comanche tribe. The more she read about Cynthia, the more she was hooked. Finally, she decided that she had to write out Cynthia's story. This book is the result.5/5(4).

    View the profiles of people named Cynthia Parker. Join Facebook to connect with Cynthia Parker and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power. Among the hostages were Cynthia Ann Parker, age 9, and her brother John, age 5. Eventually all the hostages were ransomed except for Cynthia Ann, who was given the name Nadua, 'someone found,' in the Comanche language.


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Cynthia Ann Parker by Tracie Egan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book was fairly well written and pretty factual. I purchased this book because I had been told, when growing up, that my family was somehow related to Cynthia Ann. (she was the niece of my 4th great uncle.) This was the first book I read about her and although I have read others, this one appears to be more historically accurate than most/5(13).

Myth, Memory, and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker (Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest) by Paul H. Carlson and Tom Crum |. Inwhen 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/5(94). A Very short book, but a very sad one which details the capture and purported rescue of Cynthia Ann Parker from the Comanches in the 19th century. All the hatred of Indians is in here, the genocide, and the inability of women to make their own decisions.

Hacker rightly talks about the two cultures both thinking themselves superior to the other/5. Cynthia Ann Parker of legendary Ft. Worth, Texas fame was a young girl that was captured when her family was massacred by Comanche Indians.

She lived with the Comanche, was adopted by them, eventually getting married and having children/5. The Fall of Parker's Fort: The Life of Cynthia Ann Parker (Extract from Border Wars of Texas) by DeShields, Jas. and a great selection of related books, art.

Cynthia Ann Parker: The Life & Legend Paperback – Sept. 1 by Margaret S. Hacker (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings. Book 92 of 62 in the Southwestern Studies Series. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price /5(14). Cynthia Ann Parker was born in to Silas M.

and Lucy (Duty)Parker in Crawford County, Illinois. As a young girl, she and her family joined a wagon train and travelled to east Texas where the settlers built Fort Parker on the headwaters of the Navasota River near the area that would later become Groesbeck.

Cynthia Ann Parker’s son Quanah would go on to play an important role as the ‘last Comanche Chief’, for 25 years providing leadership, promoting self-sufficiency and self-reliance on a Comanche reservation in southwestern Oklahoma. There he oversaw the building of schools, helped create ranching operations and established crops.

Cynthia Ann Parker (c) was an Anglo-American who was kidnapped in aged around 10 by a Comanche war band who had massacred her family's settlement. Adopted by the Comanche, she lived with them for 24 years completely forgetting her 3/5(2).

A book, Myth, Memory and Massacre: The Pease River Capture of Cynthia Ann Parker by Texas Tech University history professor emeritus, Paul H.

Carlson and Tom Crum debunks most of the material in the apparently politically inspired book of James T. Deshields. They also document the primary sources who verify that Peta Nocona was not at Location: Near Pease River, Texas, 34°4′″N. Cynthia Ann Parker.—Quanah Parker. From May 19th,to December 18th,was twenty-four years and seven months.

Add to this nine years, her age when captured, and at the later date Cynthia Ann Parker was in her thirty-fourth year. Cynthia Ann Parker, first published inis a fascinating account of the life of a girl of European descent, who at the age of about ten, was captured (along with her brother) in Texas by raiding Comanche.

Cynthia would then grow up with her captors and live among the Comanche for the next 24 years. The film was based on a novel by Alan LeMay, who in turn based his book on the true-life story of Cynthia Ann Parker.

As a nine-year-old girl, Parker was abducted by Comanche Indians from her prairie home in Texas. She spent years among the Comanche, eventually marrying chief Peta Nocona, with whom she had three children--Prairie Flower.

Searching for Cynthia Ann Glenn Frankel's new book untangles the true story behind 'The Searchers' By Amy Gentry, Fri., Feb. 15, Empire of the Summer Moon is an historical narrative of heroes and legends set against the panorama of the American West. The saga of Cynthia Ann Parker has been fictionalized in novels and film, open the book to sections rendering pure historical accounts and Gwynne’s prose is equally expressive and accurate: “Though Medicine Lodge.

Cynthia Ann Parker was born to Silas M. Parker and Lucy Parker in Crawford County, Illinois. There is considerable dispute about her age, as according to the census of Anderson County, Texas, she would have been born between June 2,and Born:   Cynthia Ann Parker The Story of Her Capture at the Massacre of the Inmates of Parker's Fort; of Her Quarter of a Century Spent Among the Comanches, as the Wife of the War Chief, Peta Nocona; and of Her Recapture at the Battle of Pease River, by Captain L.

Ross, of the Texian Rangers Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America. Feb 4, - Explore pink_greenthumb's board "Ft. Parker, Cynthia Ann Parker", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Quanah parker, Native american history and Native american indians pins. Book examining the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, captured at age nine by Comanche Indians.

This study looks at her life during her time with the Comanches, including her marriage to Peta Nocona, and her subsequent recapture by Cited by: 4.

- Naduah Mother of QuanahParker. See more ideas about Quanah parker, Native american art and Native american pins.The book continues with a biography of Cynthia Ann’s surviving son, Quanah Parker. Relatively little is known about Quanah’s youth (or the fate of his brother, Cynthia Ann’s middle child), but Frankel documents his career as the leader of the Comanche during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, and his own search for his.

If you are interested in a fast-paced, blast-from-the-past, Carolyn Meyers' novel, Where the Broken Heart Still Beats is the book for you. In this fact-filled novel about the kidnapping of Cynthia Ann, who was born at Fort Parker and raised with the Comanche tribe, you will learn amazing facts from /5(5).