Captured A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

ISBN-10: 0312317891
ISBN-13: 9780312317898
Edition: N/A
Authors: Scott Zesch
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Description: On New Year's Day in 1870, ten-year-old Adolph Korn was kidnapped by an Apache raiding party. Traded to Comaches, he thrived in the rough, nomadic existence, quickly becoming one of the tribe's fiercest warriors. Forcibly returned to his parents  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.99
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 12/27/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

On New Year's Day in 1870, ten-year-old Adolph Korn was kidnapped by an Apache raiding party. Traded to Comaches, he thrived in the rough, nomadic existence, quickly becoming one of the tribe's fiercest warriors. Forcibly returned to his parents after three years, Korn never adjusted to life in white society. He spent his last years in a cave, all but forgotten by his family. That is, until Scott Zesch stumbled over his own great-great-great uncle's grave. Determined to understand how such a "good boy" could have become Indianized so completely, Zesch travels across the west, digging through archives, speaking with Comanche elders, and tracking eight other child captives from the region with hauntingly similar experiences. With a historians rigor and a novelists eye, Zesch paints a vivid portrait of life on the Texas frontier, offeringnbsp;a rarenbsp;account of captivity.

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