tangled and wild, knee-high with last year’s scrub, strewn with rocks the size of crouching men and sleeping deer. Its soil is deep and loamy. It has been planted but never plowed ...
What early readers are saying
A provocative new voice in contemporary Southern fiction . . .
A haunting novel about memory, community, and justice . . .
A stunning debut . . .
Hudson is a master storyteller . . . Like Pat Conroy before her,
Hudson writes up a mighty storm . . .
A book of Old Testament wrath and New Testament forgiveness . . .
Beautifully crafted . . .
Dazzling . . . Unforgettable . . . Transcendent . . . Magnificent . . .
A story for all time.
of the American South”
—Lenard Moore, author of Long Rain and The Geography of Jazz