The Color of Lightning
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- United States
More information"Meticulously researched and beautifully crafted.... This is glorious work." - Washington Post
"A gripping, deeply relevant book." - New York Times Book Review
From Paulette Jiles, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Enemy Women and Stormy Weather, comes a stirring work of fiction set on the untamed Texas frontier in the aftermath of the Civil War. One of only twelve books longlisted for the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize-one of Canada's most prestigious literary awards-The Color of Lightning is a beautifully rendered and unforgettable re-examination of one of the darkest periods in U.S. history.