SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality instructional study guides for challenging works of literature. This audio study guide for Empire of the Summer Moon by S.C. Gwynne includes detailed summary and analysis of each chapter and an in-depth exploration of the book’s multiple symbols, motifs, and themes, such as the Comanches’ role as the most powerful Native American tribe in American history; the anti-romantic “noble savage”; and learning from history. Featured content also includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay questions, and discussion topics.
Empire of the Summer Moon is a work of historical nonfiction and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction. The book explores the history of the Comanche Nation and follows the fates of the Parker family, from whom the book’s central figure, Quanah Parker, descends. Quanah Parker sought to integrate his people into life on the reservation as best as possible and fought for their rights all his life.
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