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News of the World

A Novel

News of the World( 3 customer ratings | )
Author: Jiles, Paulette
ISBN:978-0-06-240920-1
Publication Date:Oct 2016
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $22.99
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In the aftermath of the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd drifts through northern Texas, performing live readings from newspapers to paying audiences hungry for news of the world-of the Irish pouring into New York City, of the railroad driving into the new state of Nebraska, of an eruption of Popocat#65533;petl near Mexico City. An elderly widower who has lived through three wars and fought in two of them, the captain once made his living as a printer, until the War Between the...
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Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Native American & Aboriginal
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 7.375 x 0.872 Inches
Book Weight:0.703 Pounds
Author Biography
Jiles, Paulette (Author)
Paulette Jiles is a poet, memoirist, and novelist, born in 1943, and based in San Antonio, Texas. She is the author of a memoir entitled, Cousins. Her novels include Enemy Woman, Stormy Weather, The Color of Lightning, Lighthouse Island, and News of the World.

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