A Land More Kind Than Home

Awards:   Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2012 Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2012. Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger for First Novels 2012 (UK)
Author:   Wiley Cash
Publisher:   Transworld Publishers Ltd
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9780552778206


Pages:   336
Publication Date:   28 March 2013
Format:   Paperback
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Awards

  • Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2012
  • Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger 2012.
  • Winner of CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger for First Novels 2012 (UK)

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A New York Times bestseller and winner of the UK's John Creasey Award for Debut Crime Novel of the Year'Mesmerizing. Intensely felt and beautifully told' New York TimesOne Sunday nine-year-old Jess Hall watches in horror as his autistic brother is smothered during a healing service in the mountains of North Carolina.Wiley Cash uses this haunting image - inspired by a horrific true event - to spin us into a spellbinding, heartbreaking story about cruelty and innocence, and the failure of faith and family to protect a child.This is a novel thick with stories and characters connected by faith, infidelity, and a sense of hope that is both tragic and unforgettable.

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Author:   Wiley Cash
Publisher:   Transworld Publishers Ltd
Imprint:   Black Swan
Dimensions:   Width: 12.70cm , Height: 2.10cm , Length: 19.80cm
Weight:   0.231kg
ISBN:  

9780552778206


ISBN 10:   0552778206
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   28 March 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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One of the most powerful novels I have ever read Fred Chappell, author of I AM ONE OF YOU FOREVER and BRIGHTEN THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE Electrifying debut Financial Times Mesmerizing. Intensely felt and beautifully told New York Times I think this could be the beginning of a long, fruitful career Ernest J. Gaines, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN The languid atmosphere seduces, and Cash's fine first effort pulls the reader into a shadowy, tormented world where wolves prowl in the guise of sheep Publishers' Weekly


I think this could be the beginning of a long, fruitful career Ernest J. Gaines, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN One of the most powerful novels I have ever read Fred Chappell, author of I AM ONE OF YOU FOREVER and BRIGHTEN THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE


One of the most powerful novels I have ever read Fred Chappell, author of I AM ONE OF YOU FOREVER and BRIGHTEN THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE Electrifying debut Financial Times Mesmerizing. Intensely felt and beautifully told New York Times I think this could be the beginning of a long, fruitful career Ernest J. Gaines, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN The languid atmosphere seduces, and Cash's fine first effort pulls the reader into a shadowy, tormented world where wolves prowl in the guise of sheep Publishers' Weekly


Mesmerizing. Intensely felt and beautifully told New York Times I guarantee you will be thinking about this novel for days after you have finished the final page. This novel flexes its muscles and with breath-taking prose delivers a punch worthy of Mohammed Ali Crimesquad.com Electrifying debut Financial Times One of the most powerful novels I have ever read Fred Chappell, author of I AM ONE OF YOU FOREVER and BRIGHTEN THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE I think this could be the beginning of a long, fruitful career Ernest J. Gaines, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN


I think this could be the beginning of a long, fruitful career Ernest J. Gaines, author of A LESSON BEFORE DYING and THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN One of the most powerful novels I have ever read Fred Chappell, author of I AM ONE OF YOU FOREVER and BRIGHTEN THE CORNER WHERE YOU ARE Electrifying debut Financial Times Mesmerizing. Intensely felt and beautifully told New York Times The languid atmosphere seduces, and Cash's fine first effort pulls the reader into a shadowy, tormented world where wolves prowl in the guise of sheep Publishers' Weekly


Author Information

Wiley Cash is from western North Carolina, a region that features prominently in his writing. His first novel, A Land More Kind than Home, won the CWA John Creasey (New Blood) Dagger award for Best First Novel 2012. His second novel, A Dark Road to Mercy, was the winner of the 2014 Gold Dagger 'Crime Novel of the Year' Award. Wiley teaches an MFA in fiction and non-fiction at Southern New Hampshire University. He lives with his wife and daughter in West Virginia.

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