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ISBN: 0752809393 / ISBN-13: 9780752809397

Comanche Moon

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The further adventures of Gus and Gall in the prequel to lonesome Dove. Set against the long, bitter frontier fighting that set white man against ... Show synopsis

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  • Comanche Moon (Orion mass market paperback) – Paperback (1997)
    by Larry McMurtry

    Comanche Moon
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    Paperback, Orion mass market paperback
    1997
    New edition. New edition.
    480 pages

    ISBN: 0752809393
    ISBN-13: 9780752809397

    Set against the long, bitter, bloody frontier fighting that pitted white men against Comanche Indians, this novel follows the adventures of Gus and Call, nowTexas rangers under the Command of Captain Inish Scull. When Madame Scull dispatches them to find her husband, they find that this is just the start of their wild adventures.

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the last great raid of the comanche's

by readersreader on Sep 1, 2008

This book supposedly leads up to the book Lonesome Dove, but I personally think that another book could be written betwee Comanche Moon and Lonesome Dove. The book is divided into three books with each book having its own main characters. Captain Inish Scull is the eccentric leader of the Texas Rangers as the book starts out, and he is out after the Comanche Kicking Wolf, the notorious horse stealer of all the Comanche's. Captain Scull has a notorious wife who "humps" and man she can get to hold still. She is beautiful and very rich, and therefore although everyone knows her by reputation, she is still considered respectable. (compared to the whores like Maggie) By the comparison the writer makes betweeen the two women, it makes you wonder if McMurtry might hate women. Captain Scull leaves the troop and proceeds to walk after Kicking Wolf when Kicking Wolf steals Sculls horse. Before Scull leaves, he promotes both Woodrow Call and Augustus McRae to Captain. The book develops the story between Captain Call and the whore Maggie, who gets pregnant with Calls baby. The book also reveals the more intimate relationship between Captain McRae and his love Clara, and why she doesn't marry him. There is also the Comanche chief Buffalo Hump, who leads the last great raid against the whites through Texas to the sea, and the Black Vaquero, the Mexican leader of a notorious band of outlaws, who knows more terrible ways to torture a man than the indians. Lets not forget the notorious son of Buffalo Hump, Blue Duck. What a villian he is. Read the book and sort them all out for yourself. It's good reading.

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