News of the World by Paulette Jiles

News of the World A Novel By Paulette Jiles
News of the World By Paulette Jiles

“A powerful, richly-realized journey. . . .Captain Kidd belongs in the pantheon of great Western characters along with True Grit’s Rooster Cogburn and Lonesome Dove’s Gus and Call.” 
– Charles Frazier, National Book Award-winning author of Cold Mountain 

“A stunning story that tore at my heart and my gut. The relationship at its core between a grizzled old man and a lost young girl digs deep into what it means to care about someone and to find your place in the world.”
– Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl with a Pearl Earring 

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. READ MORE >>

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Paulette Jiles is a poet and the author of Cousins, a memoir, and the bestselling novels Enemy WomenStormy Weather, and The Color of Lightning. She lives on a ranch near San Antonio, Texas.

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