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A Land More Kind Than Home
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher William Morrow & Co
Publication date April 17, 2012
Pages 309
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780062088147
ISBN-10 0062088149
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Original list price $24.99
Summaries and Reviews
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“Bold, daring, graceful, and engrossing.”
—Bobbie Ann Mason

“This book will knock your socks off….A first novel that sings with talent.”
—Clyde Edgerton

In his phenomenal debut novel—a mesmerizing literary thriller about the bond between two brothers and the evil they face in a small North Carolina town—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)—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 mystery—with A Land More Kind than Home, a major American novelist enthusiastically announces his arrival.



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Hardcover
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from William Morrow & Co (April 17, 2012)
9780062088147 | details & prices | 309 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $24.99
About: “Bold, daring, graceful, and engrossing.
from Transworld Pub (March 29, 2012)
9780857520807 | details & prices | 306 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $21.00
About: We never should've gone up there .
Paperback
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Reprint edition from William Morrow & Co (January 22, 2013)
9780062088239 | details & prices | 309 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.54 lbs | List price $14.99
from Gardners Books (March 29, 2012)
9780857520708 | details & prices | 400 pages | List price $21.55
About: 'We never should've gone up there.
Library
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Large print edition from Center Point Pub (June 1, 2012)
9781611734478 | details & prices | 383 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 1.25 in. | 1.24 lbs | List price $35.95
About: When nine-year-old Jess witnesses his autistic brother being smothered during a healing service, Sheriff Barefield turns to the church matriarch, whose predictions of a violent reckoning in the wake of the death are as viable as they are unavoidable.

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