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"In the winter of 1870, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd has made a fairly comfortable living in northern Texas. He travels from town to town, reading current news of ratified amendments and polar expeditions to (mostly) attentive audiences. When he’s asked to deliver a 10-year-old German girl back to her relatives in San Antonio in exchange for $50 in gold, he agrees. Johanna’s parents had been killed by the Kiowa, but she was spared and was raised as one of their own for four years. Captain Kidd finds that Johanna, now in his care, has lost nearly all memory of her language, comportment, and upbringing. Facing a 400-mile journey filled with threats of ambush and an uncooperative charge, Captain Kidd wonders if his choice to deliver the girl was the right one"--
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library FIC JILES (Text) 33892100408179 Adult Fiction Book None 10/18/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062409201
  • ISBN: 0062409204
  • Physical Description: 213 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First Edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2016.

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General Note:
Maps on lining papers.
National Book Award Finalist --dust jacket.
Summary, etc.:
"In the winter of 1870, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd has made a fairly comfortable living in northern Texas. He travels from town to town, reading current news of ratified amendments and polar expeditions to (mostly) attentive audiences. When he’s asked to deliver a 10-year-old German girl back to her relatives in San Antonio in exchange for $50 in gold, he agrees. Johanna’s parents had been killed by the Kiowa, but she was spared and was raised as one of their own for four years. Captain Kidd finds that Johanna, now in his care, has lost nearly all memory of her language, comportment, and upbringing. Facing a 400-mile journey filled with threats of ambush and an uncooperative charge, Captain Kidd wonders if his choice to deliver the girl was the right one"-- Booklist.
Subject: Voyages and travels > Fiction.
Widowers > Fiction.
Orphans > Fiction.
Kiowa Indians > Fiction.
United States > History > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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