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Summary, Analysis & Review of Paulette Jiles's News of the World by Instaread

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Kobo ebook | February 21, 2019

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Summary, Analysis & Review of Paulette Jiles’s News of the World by Instaread

 

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News of the World by Paulette Jiles is the story of an unlikely friendship between an old man, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, and a 10-year-old girl, Johanna Leonberger, who was rescued from the Kiowa Indians. The novel is set in 1870 in Reconstruction-era Texas, a dangerous time and place known for frequent Indian raids and widespread anarchism. While journeying across wild Texas country together, Captain Kidd and Johanna become a family.

At age 71, the Captain has lived a long and full life. He has seen three wars along with the abolition of slavery and the passage of the Fifteenth Amendment. He worked as a message runner for General Jackson’s army in the War of 1812 and as a message printer for General Taylor’s forces in the Mexican war. In middle age, he married Maria Luisa Betancort y Real, a woman from a Spanish family in San Antonio, and had…

 

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  • Summary of the Book
  • Main Characters
  • Character Analysis
  • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

 

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Title:Summary, Analysis & Review of Paulette Jiles's News of the World by InstareadFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:February 21, 2019Publisher:Instaread, IncLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990057620973

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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