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The Resource News of the world : a novel, Paulette Jiles

News of the world : a novel, Paulette Jiles

Label
News of the world : a novel
Title
News of the world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paulette Jiles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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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Summary
A live news reader traveling the antebellum south is offered $50 to bring an orphan girl, who was kidnapped and raised by Kiowa raiders, back to her family in San Antonio.
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2016
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2016
Awards note
National Book Award finalist, 2016
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10471070
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
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Jiles, Paulette
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Voyages and travels
  • Widowers
  • Orphans
  • Kiowa Indians
  • Indian captivities
  • United States
  • Texas
  • Indian captivities
  • Kiowa Indians
  • Orphans
  • Veterans
  • Voyages and travels
  • Widowers
  • Texas
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
News of the world : a novel, Paulette Jiles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes group discussion guides
  • Includes P.S.: insights, interviews & more ..
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn971600090
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
212, 18 pages
Isbn
9780062409218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)971600090
Label
News of the world : a novel, Paulette Jiles
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes group discussion guides
  • Includes P.S.: insights, interviews & more ..
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn971600090
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
First William Morrow paperback edition.
Extent
212, 18 pages
Isbn
9780062409218
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)971600090

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