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News of the world : a novel

Author: Paulette Jiles
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording   Computer File : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In the wake of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd travels through northern Texas, giving live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain enjoys his rootless, solitary existence. In Wichita Falls, he is offered a $50 gold piece to deliver a young orphan to her relatives in San Antonio.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paulette Jiles
ISBN: 0062409204 9780062409201
OCLC Number: 972481643
Notes: This recording contains program announcements from a broadcast of Minnesota Radio Talking Book.
Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file)
Details: DAISY Digital Talking Book.
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

 
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