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Paulette Jiles

Biography

Paulette Jiles

Paulette Jiles is a novelist, poet and memoirist. She is the author of COUSINS, a memoir, and the novels ENEMY WOMEN, STORMY WEATHER, THE COLOR OF LIGHTNING, LIGHTHOUSE ISLAND and NEWS OF THE WORLD. She lives on a ranch near San Antonio, TX. 

Paulette Jiles

Books by Paulette Jiles

by Paulette Jiles - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In NEWS OF THE WORLD by Paulette Jiles, author of ENEMY WOMEN, a travelling newsreader goes on a treacherous journey through 1870’s Texas to return a child captured by the Kiowa to her distant family. Longlisted for the National Book Award–Fiction.

by Paulette Jiles - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In 1863, as the War Between the States creeps inevitably toward its bloody conclusion, former Kentucky slave Britt Johnson ventures west into unknown territory with his wife, Mary, and their three children, searching for a life and a future. But their dreams are abruptly shattered by a brutal Indian raid upon the Johnsons' settlement while Britt is away establishing a business.