Ride The Wind
In 1836, when she was nine years old, Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanche Indians. This is the story of how she grew up with them, mastered their ways, married one of their leaders, and became, in every way, a Comanche woman. It is also the story of a proud and innocent people whose lives pulsed with the very heartbeat of the land. It is the story of a way of life that is gone forever….
This is the story of Cynthia Ann Parker’s life after she was captured during the Comanche raid on her family’s fort. It earned The Western Writers’ Golden Spur Award for best historical western in 1982. It also made the NY Times and Washington Post best seller lists that year. In its 26th printing. it is still popular today. Ride the Wind has garnered nearly 300 5-star reviews on Amazon!
For more information on Cynthia Ann and Quanah Parker’s descendants go to: http://www.quanahparker.org
Cindy Stout Quigley
The Arizona Daily Star