If you're a buff of American history, this is the book for you. Ride The Wind is a devastatingly haunting book that tells two stories which interlock to make one enormous impact on the tenacity of the indigenous people of this continent. The author tells the story of the woman captive, Cynthia Ann Parker, and her stay with the Comanche Indians of Texas for almost twenty years and her relationship with the "people."
And it tells of the final years of the Comanche and how they finally succumb to the white man, how they're sick of fighting and want to live their own lives at the same time. n
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