Where the Broken Heart Still Beats: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker
Where the Broken Heart Still Beats The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker Author:Carolyn Meyer 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 Cynthia Ann Parker and her infant daughter are recaptured, and returned against t... more »heir will to a white settlement. ?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« less
I really enjoyed this book that is the true story of a little pioneer girl that was taken from her family when her family was ambushed by Indians. Her grandfather kept searching for her and they finally got her back when she was a grown women.She wasn't happy about being back and wanted to return to her Indian family.
The cover says this author writes for young people. I enjoyed this book very much even though I'm 55. The story of Cynthia Ann Parker who was captured in 1836 by Comanches at Parker's Fort Texas and returned to her family in 1860.