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The Cutting Season: A Novel

Locke, Attica

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ISBN 10: 0061802050 / ISBN 13: 9780061802058
Published by Dennis Lehane Books/HarperCollins, New York, 2012
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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First edition, stated; first printing, full number line. Inscribed and boldly signed by the author on the title page: "To Janis / Many blessings / Attica Locke." The follow-up to her Edgar-nominated debut, "Black Water Rising." Book is unmarked; slight spine slant; corners sharp, spine ends bumped. The dust jacket is not price-clipped (original price $25.99). Brodart protected. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 005378

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Title: The Cutting Season: A Novel

Publisher: Dennis Lehane Books/HarperCollins, New York

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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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.

About the Author:

Attica Locke is the author of Black Water Rising, which was nominated for an Edgar Award, an NAACP Image Award, and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and was short-listed for the UK’s Orange Prize, and also the national bestseller The Cutting Season, which won an Ernest Gaines Award for Literary Excellence. She is a producer and writer on the Fox drama Empire. She is on the board of directors for the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, where she lives.

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