Rocky Mountain Land Series with S. C. Gwynne - Empire of the Summer Moon

Historic LoDo: S. C. Gwynne is an award-winning journalist whose work has appeared extensively in Time, for which he worked as bureau chief, national correspondent and senior editor from 1988 to 2000, and in Texas Monthly, where he was executive editor. His work has also appeared in the New York Times, Harper’s, and others. His previous book Outlaw Bank detailed the rise and fall of the corrupt global bank BCCI. Gwynne will discuss and sign the new paperback edition of his book Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History ($16.00 Simon & Schuster), 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.

NPR Fresh Air Interview with S. C. Gwynne.

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Event date: 
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1628 16th St.
80202 Denver
us