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News of the world : a novel / Paulette Jiles.

Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 0062409212
  • ISBN: 9780062409218
  • Physical Description: 212, 18 pages : maps ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First William Morrow paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

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General Note: Includes group discussion guides.
Includes P.S.: insights, interviews & more ...
Summary, etc.: 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.
Awards Note: National Book Award finalist, 2016
Subject: Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Kiowa Indians > Fiction.
Indian captivities > Fiction.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Veterans > Fiction.
Texas > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Historical fiction.

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