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The cutting season

Attica Locke

The cutting season

a novel

by Attica Locke

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Plantations,
  • Migrant labor

  • About the Edition

    When the dead body of a young woman is found on the grounds of Belle Vie, the estate"s manager, Caren Gray, launches her own investigation into Belle Vie"s history, which leads her to a centuries old mystery involving the plantation"s slave quarters--and her own past.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAttica Locke
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3612.O247 C88 2012b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 p.
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27136987M
    ISBN 100061802050
    ISBN 109780061802058, 9780061802065
    OCLC/WorldCa803881385

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      The Cutting Season by Attica Locke in EPUB, FB2, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().   The Cutting Season (Book): Locke, Attica: When the dead body of a young woman is found on the grounds of Belle Vie, the estate's manager, Caren Gray, launches her own investigation into Belle Vie's history, which leads her to a centuries old mystery involving the plantation's slave quarters--andher own past.

      Attica Locke was inspired to write her new novel after attending an interracial couple's wedding on a plantation. The Cutting Season tells the story of two murders set a . 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 is a producer and writer on the Fox drama Empire.


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The Cutting Season book. Read 1, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The American South in the twenty-first century.

A plantation /5. 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 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 /5().

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 is a producer and writer on the Fox drama Empire/5().

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The Cutting Season is set in the fictitious Belle Vie plantation, where the magnificent antebellum mansion sits uneasily cheek by jowl with the restored slave quarters.

Like its inspiration, Oak. In 'Cutting Season,' One Plantation's Double Murder Mystery Septem • Attica Locke was inspired to write her new novel after attending an interracial couple's wedding on a plantation.

“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/5().

The Cutting Season Book Summary and Study Guide. Attica Locke Booklist Attica Locke Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Cutting Season; This is a suspenseful novel and the writer does a great job of holding this suspense for 3/4's of the novel.

I loved the descriptions of Belle Vie, a deep south Louisiana plantation where they. Attica Locke’s “The Cutting Season” is one of those rare books which enfolds the reader into the everyday life of Belle Vie Plantation. The protagonist was a hardworking single mother whose ancestral roots traced back several generations on Belle Vie.

The Cutting Season is Locke’s second novel. Set inThe Cutting Season is the tale of a Louisiana antebellum plantation, Belle Vie, and the two multi-generational families that have lived there for over a century.

The Clancy family, current owners of the estate, have turned the historical plantation into a strange tourist attraction. The Cutting Season does more than exhume a body – it rattles the bones of slavery, race, class and power to examine a crime that reverberates from more than a century ago.” –Atlanta Journal-Constitution “[A] haunting mystery, where the murder of a migrant worker brings past and present into hair’s-breadth proximity.” —People.

Find books like The Cutting Season from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Cutting Season also liked: The Missing. The Cutting Season is a story of the past and the present. Set on Belle Vie, a restored plantation, in Lousiana.

Belle Vie hosts yours for visitors and events for the wealthy. It was home for Caren Gray growing up; her mother, Helen, was the cook for the venue. Carson's family worked on the land long before her mother/5(). Caren Gray manages Belle Vie, a sprawling antebellum plantation that has turned into an eerie tourist attraction.

Outside the gates, a corporation has been snapping up land from struggling families who have been growing sugar cane for generations and replacing local employees with illegal laborers.

Tensions mount when the body of a female migrant worker is found in a shallow grave on the edge. 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 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.

This book was mentioned in the New York Times article, "The Best Crime Novels of the Year." Awards. Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence – The Cutting Season, (award sponsored by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation; established in to honor Ernest Gaines' legacy)Born: (age 44–45), Houston, Texas, United States.

I had never heard of Attica Locke's The Cutting Season when I first came across it on BookOutlet. It was the gorgeous cover that immediately grabbed my attention, coupled with that intriguing title, I just knew I had to buy it.

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In Black Water Rising, Attica Locke delivered one of the most stunning and sure-handed fiction debuts in recent memory, garnering effusive critical praise, several award nominations, and passionate reader Locke returns with The Cutting Season, a riveting thriller that intertwines two murders separated across more than a century.4/5(1).