Tag Archives: Comanche

The Color Of Lightning by Paulette Jiles

In 1863, a freed black man settles with his wife and three children on the plains of North Texas, only to have their dream turn into a nightmare. While Britt Johnson was away getting supplies, a violent Indian attack leaves … Continue reading

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Texas by James A. Michener

I did it!  I finally finished this mammoth, nearly 1100 page novel about Texas history.  I do read fast, but the size of this book, and the holidays, set me back nearly 2 months with this book.  But I’m glad … Continue reading

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The Son by Philipp Meyer

From the opening pages, Philipp Meyer’s novel about the history of a Texas oil/cattle ranching family had me hooked.  Told in first person narrative from several characters throughout the family history, Meyer weaves a story about the history of Texas.  … Continue reading

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Centennial by James A. Michener

Centennial was my Colorado pick for the Around the USA in 52 Books Challenge.  And, I  might add, having read it, I have completed the challenge!  Yay for me! Doubly exciting was fact that Centennial was a wonderful read.  As … Continue reading

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Empire Of The Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

From the opening pages of this Pulitzer Prize finalist book, the author grabs hold and takes you on a journey, detailing the rise and fall of the great Comanche empire, with a set of narratives chronicling both the terror experienced … Continue reading

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These Is My Words by Nancy E. Turner

I chose this novel as my Arizona selection for the Around the USA in 52 books Challenge.  What a great story!  The author loosely based this work of fiction on the life of her great-grandmother who traveled to the Arizona … Continue reading

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