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A daring, compulsively readable novel that journeys into the dark history of modern America.

New Yorkers Carter and Seth are music producers, obsessed with the sounds of the past. They are young, hungry and talented. But one day they stumble on an old blues song - an undiscovered gem just waiting to be found - and accidentally summon the ghosts of a brutal past .

Seeking answers, Seth travels deep into the heart of the old South, accompanied by Carter's bewitching sister Leonie. But this is America, where tugging one loose thread can unravel a bloody history of injustice. Yet the closer Seth gets to the haunting truth, the more he feels pursued . . .

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  • Paperback

    9780241977873

    May 28, 2018

    Hamish Hamilton

    RRP $22.99

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  • Hardback

    9780241272954

    April 15, 2017

    Hamish Hamilton

    240 pages

    RRP $39.99

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780241272961

    March 20, 2017

    Hamish Hamilton

    288 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9780241977880

    March 20, 2017

    Penguin eBooks

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