Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • A Woman of the People is one of Texas’ best-known and most-respected novels. In this story of the Texas frontier, Capps dramatizes the capture by a Comanche band of a ten-year-old white girl and her five-year-old sister from the upper reaches of th...


  • In the mid-nineteenth century a band of European and American idealists undertake a noble but improbable experiment: the founding of an utopian community amidst the harsh realities of the Texas frontier....




  • Exploring an intriguing, little-known passage of American history, Capps investigates the legends surrounding a courageous Indian woman who, defying the tradition of her people, became the undisputed leader of the Crow Nation...


  • The White Man's Road tells the story of Joe Cowbone, son of a Comanche mother and a white trader, as he makes his way to manhood at a time when reservation Indians had been forced into the white man's road a steep and thorny path for many of them....