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The Searchers

Alan LeMay

The Searchers

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Published by Ace Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Westerns - General,
  • Fiction - Western

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10257031M
    ISBN 10044175693X
    ISBN 109780441756933

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In in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior.

Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and restored to her white family, to die in misery and obscurity. Cynthia Ann's story has been told and re 4/5(12).