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News of the world
DVD
2021
2 available of 64 items

Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her ...

News of the world : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Book
2016
17 available of 43 items

"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 ficti...

News of the world
Blu-ray
2021
0 available of 25 items

Five years after the Civil War, Captain Kidd moves from town to town as a storyteller. In Texas, he crosses paths with Johanna, a ten-year-old taken in by the Kiowa people six years earlier. She is being returned to her ...

News of the world —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Large Print
2016
1 available of 11 items

"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 ficti...

Simon the fiddler : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Book
2020
17 available of 20 items

"The critically acclaimed, bestselling author of News of the World and Enemy Women returns to Texas in this atmospheric story, set at the end of the Civil War, about an itinerant fiddle player, a ragtag band of musicians...

The color of lightning : [a novel] —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2009
5 available of 7 items

The story of two different families, headed by a former slave and by a Quaker, who settle in Texas during the Civil War.

Enemy women —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2002
5 available of 7 items

This first novel from a Governor General's Award-winning poet is a tale of love and courage set during the lesser-known but extremely brutal Civil War battles and massacres in the Ozarks of Missouri. Giles draws upon her...

The color of lightning [a novel] —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Large Print
2009
4 available of 5 items

At the end of the Civil War, Britt Johnson, a freed black man, travels with his family from Kentucky to start a new life in Texas. But this wild country holds its own dangers; the U.S. government is engaged in a land str...

Simon the Fiddler —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book On CD
2020
1 available of 2 items

In March 1865, the long and bitter War between the States is winding down. Till now, twenty-three-year-old Simon Boudlin has evaded military duty thanks to his slight stature, youthful appearance, and utter lack of compu...

News of the world a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943- author.
Book On CD
2016
1 available of 2 items

"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 ficti...

Stormy weather : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2007
9 available of 10 items

After the death of her husband, Jack, Elizabeth Stoddard and her three daughters are left destitute and must return to the abandoned family farm in Texas. Struggling to make ends meet they place their last hopes for salv...

Simon the fiddler a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Large Print
2020
1 available of 2 items

In March 1865, the long and bitter War between the States is winding down. Till now, twenty-three-year-old Simon Boudlin has evaded military duty thanks to his slight stature, youthful appearance, and utter lack of compu...

Stormy weather —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Large Print
2007
2 available of 2 items

Witnessing the rise and loss of her family's oil business in the wake of her father's gambling problems, proud young Jeanine accompanies the other women in her family to an abandoned farm when her father dies under dubio...

Lighthouse Island —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Large Print
2013
0 available of 2 items

In a future world where animals are nearly all gone and drought has taken over, an orphan embarks on a dangerous journey to Lighthouse Island, a vacation spot in the Pacific Northwest, during which she meets a man who ch...

Enemy Women. —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
0 available of 1 items

Stormy weather —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book On CD
2007
2 available of 3 items

Lighthouse Island —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2013
3 available of 3 items

The color of lightning —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2009
2 available of 2 items

An fictional exploration of the people who ventured into the American West when it was still the territory of the native peoples, and of the extreme tensions and tragedies that ensued.

Celestial navigation : poems —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
1984
2 available of 2 items

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