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By Jo Ella Powell Exley

Drawing on a wealth of up to date money owed, together with numerous first-person tales, Jo Ella Powell Exley follows Cynthia Ann-Parker—a descendant of Elder John Parker—last of the good Comanche warfare chiefs— via her existence within the Indian camp and at last her recapture by means of her beginning family members. She additionally tells the dramatic tale of Quanah Parker via youth, conflict, hand over, and reservation life.
 
This narrative units directly a narrative that has occasionally been distorted, providing new perception of Cynthia Ann Parker’s final years, offering a fancy photo of the “white” years of a girl who had matured one of the Comanches because the age of nine.
 
 
Among the records from which Exley attracts are a quick autobiography of Daniel Parker, Rachel Parker Plummer’s narratives of her Indian captivity, James Parker’s account of his look for Rachel and the opposite captives and a number of other autobiographical debts Quanah dictated to his friends.
 
 
 
First released in 2001, Frontier Blood received the Summerfield G. Roberts award and the Rupert Richardson award.
 

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