News of the World, by Paulette Jiles

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ISBN: 9780062409201
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Published: William Morrow - October 4th, 2016

A veteran of two wars, Captain Kidd travels from Texas town to town reading the news to the local people to earn a living.  He accepts responsibility for returning ten year old Johanna to her aunt and uncle in San Antonio.  Johanna‚Äôs family was killed by the Kiowa, and she lived as a captive with them for four years.  A dangerous journey for both of them - Kidd eventually wins the trust of Johanna.