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kountzcl added a title to their For later shelf Jan 04 2020
Baker & TaylorDescribes in sometimes brutal detail the actions of both whites and Comanches during a 40-year war over territory, in a story that begins with the Comanche kidnapping of a white 9-year-old girl, who grew up to love her captors, marry...
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Yale UniversityIn the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the...
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kountzcl made a comment Dec 24 2019
"I described this to a friend as a fantasy, and maybe all the readers who love this book use it to escape from the national and global problems we cannot control. The romance/murder plot is unsurprising. I admired Kya's reverence for biology--a wor..." Permalink
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msf_grpl
Dec 24 2019
"I'm just not sure why this has been so popular. Some parts were lovely, and the author did a nice job evoking the atmosphere of the Outer Banks, the time and place. The beginning of the novel was the best, getting to know the main character, Kya..." Permalink
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panchodog
Dec 24 2019
"I was left disappointed with this book. It just didn't ring true to me. The setting is a fictional town on the NC coast, which I have no problem with, but the different characters kept going to Asheville (!?) to get stuff. That makes no sense at a..." Permalink
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