Cynthia Ann Parker: Sunshine on the Prairie


Sunshine on the Prairie: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker  by Jack Ramsay.

Captured by a band of Comanches as a nine-year-old while living with her family in Fort Parker, Texas. This is the intriguing story of why she did not want to be rescued from her Comanche family. During her 24-year captivity, she had become a wife to Nocona, the most feared of the Comanche war cheifs, and the mother of Quanah Parker, the last and most famous of the Comanche war cheifs.

Cynthia Ann Parker was inducted into our Cowgirl Hall of Fame in 1998.

Paperback, 194 pages.

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