News of the World by Paulette Jiles

In Texas, during the years following the Civil War, a 75-year-0ld printer who has lost his business, a casualty of war and its aftermath, travels the western part of the state giving readings from newspapers. ┬áHe rides into town, posts notices of his performance, and collects a dime from everyone who attends in an old paint can. All he does is stand in front of … Continue reading News of the World by Paulette Jiles