Book Review – Quanah Parker’s Hereford Bull

by George Kotsotekas, journalism student at Oklahoma State University Quanah Parker’s Hereford Bull by Alan Nafzger is a mesmerizing Western with an unforgettable protagonist, a compelling story of an aging Comanche Chief’s search for a stolen Hereford bull. He needs the bull to put some meat on the next generation’s cattle, the cattle that he feeds his tribe. Quanah Parker leaves the war to live on the reservation but the provisions the Army supplies makes for a pitiful existence for his people. The tribe owns some cattle, but they are thin Mexican cattle and provide little in the way of…

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