Avid Reader Book Club Meeting - Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

April's Selection: Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne

The Avid Reader Book Club

The Avid Reader Book Club meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 pm at The Avid Reader Bookstore at 617 Second Street, downtown Davis.

This group of avid readers has been meeting for several years now. Join us for some great reads and lively discussion. We read everything from fiction to non-fiction and are always looking for interesting books on and off the bestseller lists. The Avid Reader bookstore in Davis will be providing the month's book club picks at 20% off for anyone interested whether you are a member or not.

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Organizer: Jennie Woo

Contact: jenniewoo@hotmail.com

Please visit the Book Club page at: https://daviswiki.org/The_Avid_Reader_Book_Club

 

More about this title:

This stunning historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West was a major New York Times bestseller.

In the tradition of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West, centering on Quanah, the greatest Comanche chief of them all.

S. C. Gwynne's Empire of the Summer Moon spans two astonishing stories. The first traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history. The second entails one of the most remarkable narratives ever to come out of the Old West: the epic saga of the pioneer woman Cynthia Ann Parker and her mixed-blood son Quanah, who became the last and greatest chief of the Comanches.

More about this author:

S.C. Gwynne is the author of Hymns of the Republic and the New York Times bestsellers Rebel Yell and Empire of the Summer Moon, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He spent most of his career as a journalist, including stints with Time as bureau chief, national correspondent, and senior editor, and with Texas Monthly as executive editor. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife.

Event date: 
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
The Avid Reader
617 2nd St.
Davis, CA 95616
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781416591061
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - May 10th, 2011