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Paulette Jiles


USA flag (b.1943)

Paulette Jiles is a poet and memoirist. She is the author of Cousins, a memoir, and the bestselling novel Enemy Women. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Genres: Historical
 
Non fiction
   Cousins (1992)
   North Spirit (1995)
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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (2016) : News of the World


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