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The Flying Cutterbucks

(2020)
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Decades ago, Trudy, Georgia, and Aunt Star formed a code of silence to protect each other from an abusive man who terrorized their family. One act of solidarity long ago lives with them still. With the election of a president who brags about groping women without their consent, old wounds and deep secrets come alive again, forcing hard truths to be told and even harder truths to be left to the dead.

On the outskirts of Pardon, New Mexico, Trudy returns to her mother, Jewel, to navigate an old house filled with haunting mementos of her father who went missing in action over North Vietnam. As she helps her mother sift through the memories and finally lay her father to rest, Trudy will do her own soul searching to say goodbye to the dead, and find her way along with the other women in her family, and through the next election.

Genre: General Fiction

Praise for this book

"When the history of this time is written, Rodgers will be one of those novelists who wasn't afraid to talk about what the late 2010s was really like." - Mark Childress

"In a world that's been turned upside down following the 2016 presidential election, the women of The Flying Cutterbucks pull together through the uncertainty, trying to find hope for the future." - Michael Cole

"A rousing, timely novel of hope and solidarity among women in a family wounded by the tragedy of war and the trauma of sexual assault. Their resilience gives testament to the power of forgiveness, and the heroism among sisters." - Kathleen Kent

"Rodgers skillfully spins a poignant and necessary story about grief, buried memories, and the struggle to come to terms with the past. With sensitivity and an insider's awareness, Rodgers honors the resiliency of military wives and children. Moving and deeply affecting." - Ann Weisgarber

"If waiting is a kind of strength in this novel, action is another, and this book is a call to action for our current time: action through empathy, advocacy, and even simple presence. I loved spending time with the Cutterbuck women, who have the kind of strength, compassion, and humor...a joy to read." - Andria Williams


Used availability for Kathleen M Rodgers's The Flying Cutterbucks

Paperback Editions

June 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
ISBN: 1-948018-78-0 / 978-1-948018-78-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing
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Audio Editions

September 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks Lib/E
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media
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June 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media and Blackstone Publishing
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June 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media and Blackstone Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


June 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media
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June 2021 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media
Availability: Amazon AU   


June 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media
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June 2021 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Skyboat Media
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2020 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Flying Cutterbucks
Author(s): Kathleen M Rodgers
Publisher: Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU