A Land More Kind Than Home

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Author(s): Wiley Cash
Original Publish Date: Apr 17, 2012
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (8.93 hours)
Product Number: Z100092311
Released: Apr 05, 2015
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ISBN: #9780062115591
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Description

A??Bold, daring, graceful, and engrossing.A?A??Bobbie Ann Mason A??This book will knock your socks offA?¦.A first novel that sings with talent.A?A??Clyde Edgerton In his phenomenal debut novelA??a mesmerizing literary thriller about the bond between two brothers and the evil they face in a small North Carolina townA??author Wiley Cash displays a remarkable talent for lyrical, powerfully emotional storytelling. A Land More Kind than Home is a modern masterwork of Southern fiction, reminiscent of the writings of John Hart (Down River), Tom Franklin (Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter), Ron Rash (Serena), and Pete Dexter (Paris Trout)A??one that is likely to be held in the same enduring esteem as such American classics as To Kill a Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men, and A Separate Peace. A brilliant evocation of a place, a heart-rending family story, a gripping and suspenseful mysteryA??with A Land More Kind than Home, a major American novelist enthusiastically announces his arrival.

All formats/editions

CD
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Author(s): Wiley Cash
Product Number DD4018
Released: Apr 01, 2012
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781455128983
eAudio
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Author(s): Wiley Cash
Product Number Z100093896
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481562430
eBook
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Author(s): Wiley Cash
Product Number EB00246113
Released: Mar 25, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: #9780062088246

Professional reviews

"When Stump, a mute boy, dies during what appears to be an attempted healing at a Church of God with Signs following worship service, the community of Marshall, North Carolina, will never be the same. Most affected is Stump's brother, Jess, who witnessed the events leading up to his brother's death. Three narrators deliver the story--one for each of the main characters whose points of view Cash explores. Particularly impressive is Nick Sullivan, who narrates from the point of view of Jess. Sullivan manages to project a youthful demeanor without falling into the trap of an overdone falsetto and succeeds in authentically depicting Jess's fear and confusion following his brother's death. Lorna Raver and Mark Bramhall also fully inhabit Cash's complicated, sympathetic characters, giving performances that are full of genuine emotion. This is one of those audiobooks in which author and narrators all excel, delivering an unforgettable listening experience. J.L.K. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"

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