The Color of Lightning : A Novel
—Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
EBook
2009

""Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work." -- Washington Post "A gripping, deeply relevant book." -- New York Times Book Review From Paulette Jiles, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Enemy Women and Stormy Weather , comes a stirring work of fiction set on the untamed Texas frontier in the aftermath of the Civil War. One of only twelve books longlisted for the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize--one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards-- The Color of Lightning is a beautifully rendered and unforgettable re-examination of one of the darkest periods in U.S. history."-- Provided by Freading.

Item Details
Subjects:
FICTION / Historical / General.
Freedmen -- Fiction.
Indigenous peoples -- North America -- Government relations -- Fiction.
Indigenous peoples -- North America.
Quakers -- Fiction.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Fiction.
Genre:
Canadian fiction.
Electronic books.
Historical fiction.
Western fiction.
ISBN:
9780061970993
9780061690457
Description:
1 online resource (384 pages)
text file
(epub)
Notes:
Access limited to Parkland Regional Library members.
Publisher metadata.
Link to PAC
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