Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker (Great Episodes (Paperback))

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At the age of nine, Cynthia Ann Parker was captured in an Indian raid and taken to
live as a slave with the Comanche. Twenty-four years later, she is the wife of a chief
and the mother of a young warrior destined to become the great chief Quanah Parker.
But in 1861, Parker and her infant daughter are recaptured and returned against their
will to a white settlement. This moving story is a riveting examination of the conflicts
between Native Americans and white settlers.

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Where the Broken Heart Still Beats Having been taken as a child and raised by Comanche Indians, thirty-four-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker is forcibly returned to her white relatives, where she longs for her Indian life, and her only friend is her twelve-year-old cousin Lucy. Full description

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"A skillful examination of how individual identity is determined by cultural and social structures, and of what happens when these are drastically altered."--"Kirkus Reviews"

"The captivating characters are well drawn. . . . a fascinating look at the Comanche and their captives and will be enjoyed by teens who like historical fiction and/or are interested in Native Americans and the West." --"SLJ"

A skillful examination of how individual identity is determined by cultural and social structures, and of what happens when these are drastically altered. "Kirkus Reviews"

"The captivating characters are well drawn. . . . a fascinating look at the Comanche and their captives and will be enjoyed by teens who like historical fiction and/or are interested in Native Americans and the West." "SLJ""

A skillful examination of how individual identity is determined by cultural and social structures, and of what happens when these are drastically altered. Kirkus Reviews

"The captivating characters are well drawn. . . . a fascinating look at the Comanche and their captives and will be enjoyed by teens who like historical fiction and/or are interested in Native Americans and the West." SLJ"

"A skillful examination of how individual identity is determined by cultural and social structures, and of what happens when these are drastically altered."--Kirkus Reviews

"The captivating characters are well drawn. . . . a fascinating look at the Comanche and their captives and will be enjoyed by teens who like historical fiction and/or are interested in Native Americans and the West." --SLJ

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