Signing: Glenn Frankel, "The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend"
In 1836 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-told over generations to become a foundational American tale, adapted into one of Hollywood's most legendary films, The Searchers, directed by… Show more
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