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News of the world : a novel

Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people in this exquisitely rendered, morally complex, multilayered novel of historical fiction from the author of Enemy Women that explores the boundaries of family, responsibility, honor, and trust. In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
News of the world.
New York, NY : William Morrow, [2016]
(DLC) 2015041725
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulette Jiles
ISBN: 9780062409201 0062409204 9780062573896 0062573896 9780062409218 0062409212
OCLC Number: 913135735
Awards: National Book Award finalist, 2016.
Description: 213 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Paulette Jiles.
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"In the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young captive of the Kiowa back to her people"--  Read more...

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-This Western is not to be missed by Jiles's fans and lovers of Texan historical fiction.---Library Journal on NEWS OF THE WORLD "This Western is not to be missed by Jiles's fans and lovers of Texan Read more...

 
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The pacing really makes the reader understand how slow traveling by horse and wagon had to be. Captain Kidd, former printer...
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