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Glenn Frankel - The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend

Mar 24 2013 1:00 pm
Mar 24 2013 2:00 pm
In 1956 John Ford made The Searchers, a Western based on Alan Le May’s 1954 novel, which was itself based on events from 1836, when Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. Frankel’s investigation of this legendary—even archetypal—episode from the white conquest of the American West leads him to fresh assessments of both the country’s foundational myths and Ford’s enduring classic.
ISBN-13: 9781608191055
Availability: Not currently in the store – Usually ships in 1-5 days
Published: Bloomsbury USA, 2/2013

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