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Paulette Jiles (aka Paulette K. Jiles, Paulette Jiles-Johnson) (born 4 April 1943) is an American poet, memoirist, and novelist. Personal life Paulette Kay Jiles was born in 1943 in Salem, Missouri. She attended college at the University of Missouri–Kansas City, graduating in 1968 with a major in Romance Languages. Jiles moved to Toronto, Canada in 1969, where she worked for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and, subsequently, helped set up native language, FM radio stations with indigenous peoples in the far north of Ontario and Quebec for the next 10 years. In the process, she learned the Ojibwe language spoken by the Anishinaabeg tribes in Ontario and elsewhere.After marrying Jim Johnson, she moved with him to San Antonio in 1991. After several years of travel, including living in Mexico, the couple resettled in San Antonio in 1995, buying a house in the historical district. After her divorce in 2003, Jiles has lived on a 36-acre ranch near Utopia, Texas, about 80 miles west of San Antonio. Writing career Her 2016 novel News of the World was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction. Selected bibliography Waterloo Express (1973) Celestial Navigation (1984, winner of the 1984 Governor General's Award for English Poetry, the Pat Lowther Award, and the Gerald Lampert Award) The Golden Hawks (Where We Live) (1985) Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma Kola (1986, nominated for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize) The Late Great Human Road Show (1986, nominated for the Books in Canada First Novel Award) The Jesse James Poems (1988) Blackwater (1988) Song to the Rising Sun (1989) Cousins (1992) Flying Lesson: Selected Poems (1995) North Spirit: Travels Among the Cree and Ojibway Nations and Their Star Maps (1995) Enemy Women (2002, winner of the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize) Stormy Weather (2007) The Color of Lightning (2009) Lighthouse Island (2013) News of the World (2016) Simon the Fiddler (2020)References External links Her blog is Paulette Jiles, Author. <accessdate=7 October 2017> . Discover the Paulette Jiles popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Paulette Jiles books.

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The Color of Lightning book summary, reviews and downlod

The Color of Lightning

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“Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work.” — Washington Post “A gripping, deeply relevant book.” — New York Times Book Review F...

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News of the World

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Soon to be a Major Motion PictureNational Book Award Finalist—FictionIn the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young c...

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Simon the Fiddler

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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 playe...

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Notizie dal mondo

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DA QUESTO LIBRO L’OMONIMO FILM NETFLIX DIRETTO DA PAUL GREENGRASS CON TOM HANKS E HELENA ZENGEL. Texas, 1870. All’indomani della Guerra civile, l’anziano capitano Jefferson ...

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A kapitány küldetése

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Észak-Texas, 1870, eső és hideg. Jefferson Kyle Kidd kapitány az amerikai polgárháborúból hazatérve azzal keresi kenyerét, hogy településről településre vándorolva a nagyvil...

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Waterloo Express

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The remarkable debut poetry collection from renowned bestselling novelist and Award–winning poet Paulette Jiles, reissued in a handsome A List edition.Originally published in 1...

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Nowiny ze świata

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„Gdzie jest skała, na której zostałam zbudowana?” Rok 1870. Kapitan Jefferson Kyle Kidd, siedemdziesięcioletni wdowiec, weteran kilku wojen, przemierza północny Teksas...

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Enemy Women

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For the Colleys of southeastern Missouri, the War between the States is a plague that threatens devastation, despite the family’s avowed neutrality. For eighteen-year-old Adair Colley, it ...

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Lighthouse Island

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Paulette Jiles, the bestselling author of the highly praised novels The Color of Lightning, Stormy Weather, and Enemy Women, pushes into new territory with Lighthouse Island—a&#x...

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Stormy Weather

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From Paulette Jiles, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Enemy Women, comes a poignant and unforgettable story of hardship, sacrifice, and strength in a tragic time—and of a...

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Lighthouse Island MP3 Audiobook

Lighthouse Island

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From the Author of the National Book Award Finalist News of the World Paulette Jiles, the bestselling author of the highly praised novels The Color of Lightning, Stormy Weather, and Ene...

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Simon the Fiddler

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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 playe...

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News of the World

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Soon to be a Major Motion PictureNational Book Award Finalist—FictionIn the aftermath of the Civil War, an aging itinerant news reader agrees to transport a young c...

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Stormy Weather

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From Paulette Jiles comes a poignant and unforgettable story of hardship, sacrifice, and strength in a tragic time—and a desperate dream born of an undying faith in the arrival of a better...

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Enemy Women

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As lyrical and poignant as Ahab’s Wife and Cold Mountain, here is a wondrous tale set against the tragedy of the American Civil War. . . . “Jiles carries her gifts with deft precision....

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The Color of Lightning

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“Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work.” — Washington Post “A gripping, deeply relevant book.” — New York Times Book Review F...

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