""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.
Freedmen -- Fiction.
Indigenous peoples -- North America -- Government relations -- Fiction.
Indigenous peoples -- North America.
Quakers -- Fiction.
Texas -- History -- 1846-1950 -- Fiction.