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News of the World: A Novel - Paulette Jiles
News of the World: A Novel
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780062409201 (0062409204)
ASIN: 0062409204
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Let's Talk About Books rated it
4.5 Scalping is Rude
Finished just in time for Book Club tomorrow (held virtually, as you'd expect). Miss Pandora politely sat in my lap the whole time I binged the last 100 pages, which made the day super peaceful and cozy given we just got hit with a snowstorm. News of the World follows Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd,...
Chris Blocker
Chris Blocker rated it
4.0 Review: News of the World
News of the World is a story about the way two very different people can change one another. It's a simple story—in fact, an old and familiar one—about a young girl who was captured by a Native American tribe and now is being forced to return to her old life. There's nothing new or surprising about ...
Thewanderingjew rated it
4.0 A good story about a child and an old man who learn from each other.
Captain Jefferson Kidd travels around from small town to small town, like Cyrano de Bergerac, reading from newspapers and sharing the news of the world with those who pay a dime for the privilege of listening to him read it. Newspapers were scarce then and not everyone could read. For some it was a ...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it
4.0 News of the World
He travels through the countryside reading the news, collecting ten-cents a head to those who gather and listen to it. The year is 1870 and on one of his stops, he is asked to take a 10-year-old white girl to her relatives, as they feel he would have better luck seeing her to her destination, as he ...
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews
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4.0 News of the World
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd has survived some of the bloodiest battles in America's short history. Now, in 1870 the widowed Captain spends his time travelling and reading news from around the world to paying audiences. In Wichita Falls, he is called into service once again; but this time he isn't ...
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