The Cutting Season: A Novel

Paperback | September 18, 2012 | Large Print

byAttica Locke

not yet rated|write a review

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire:

The Cutting Season is a rare murder mystery with heft, a historical novel that thrills, a page-turner that makes you think. Attica Locke is a dazzling writer with a conscience.”—Dolen Perkins-Valdez, New York Times bestselling author of Wench

After her breathtaking debut novel, Black Water Rising, won acclaim from major publications and respected crime fiction masters like James Ellroy and George Pelecanos, Locke returns with The Cutting Season, a second novel easily as gripping and powerful as her first—a heart-pounding thriller that interweaves two murder mysteries, one on Belle Vie, a historic landmark in the middle of Lousiana’s Sugar Cane country, and one involving a slave gone missing more than one hundred years earlier. Black Water Rising was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, an Edgar® Award, and an NAACP Image Award, and was short-listed for the Orange Prize in the U.K.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$28.47 online
$31.99 list price (save 11%)
Ships within 1-2 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire:“The Cutting Season is a rare murder mystery with heft, a historical novel that thrills, a page-turner that makes you think. Attica Locke is a dazzling writer with a conscience.”—Dolen Perkins-Valdez, New York Times bestselling author of WenchAfter her breathtaking debut novel, B...

From the Jacket

From Attica Locke, a writer and producer of FOX’s Empire:“The Cutting Season is a rare murder mystery with heft, a historical novel that thrills, a page-turner that makes you think. Attica Locke is a dazzling writer with a conscience.”—Dolen Perkins-Valdez, New York Times bestselling author of WenchAfter her breathtaking debut novel, B...

Attica Locke is the author ofBlack Water Rising, which was nominated for a 2010 Edgar Award, an NAACP Image Award, and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was shortlisted for the UK's Orange Prize; and the national bestsellerThe Cutting Season, which won the 2013 Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is a coproducer and writ...

other books by Attica Locke

Black Water Rising: A Novel
Black Water Rising: A Novel

Paperback|Apr 20 2010

$13.18 online$18.50list price(save 28%)
Pleasantville: A Novel
Pleasantville: A Novel

Paperback|Apr 12 2016

$17.90 online$19.99list price(save 10%)
Dernière récolte
Dernière récolte

Kobo ebook|May 19 2016

$13.99

see all books by Attica Locke
Format:Paperback | Large PrintDimensions:576 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.15 inPublished:September 18, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062201468

ISBN - 13:9780062201461

Customer Reviews of The Cutting Season: A Novel

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

The Cutting Season is a novel about the shifting definitions of family, the persistent pull of history, the sterling promise of home, and the stunning power of love. It pulled me in and held me close to the very last page.”