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News of the world : a novel

Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First William Morrow paperback editionView all editions and formats
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In the aftermath of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, an elderly widower and itinerant news reader, is offered fifty dollars to bring an orphan girl, who was kidnapped and raised by Kiowa raiders, from Wichita Falls back to her family in San Antonio.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paulette Jiles
ISBN: 0062409212 9780062409218
OCLC Number: 971600090
Notes: Includes group discussion guides.
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Awards: National Book Award finalist, 2016
Description: 212, 18 pages : maps ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Paulette Jiles.

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

 
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