The Flying Cutterbucks

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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing
Publish Date
June 02, 2020
Pages
296
Dimensions
5.51 X 0.67 X 8.5 inches | 0.83 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781948018784
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About the Author

Kathleen M. Rodgers' stories and essays have appeared in Family Circle Magazine, Military Times, Family: The Magazine for Military Families, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Albuquerque Journal, Clovis News Journal, Her War Her Voice, "Spouse Buzz" at Military.com, Women's Independent Press, and in the following anthologies: Because I Fly (McGraw-Hill), Lessons From Our Children (Health Communications, Inc.), Stories Of Faith And Courage On The Home Front (AMG Publishers), Home of the Brave: Somewhere in the Sand (Press 53), and Red, White and True, (University of Nebraska Press/Potomac Books). Rodgers is a recipient of a Distinguished Alumna Award from Tarrant County College/NE Campus 2014. She lives in a suburb of North Texas with her husband, a retired fighter pilot/commercial airline pilot, and their dog, Denton. Johnnie Come Lately is Rodgers' second novel. She is also the author of the award-winning novel, The Final Salute, featured in USA Today, The Associated Press, and Military Times. The Final Salute has been reissued by Deer Hawk Publications in 2014. She is currently working on a sequel to Johnnie Come Lately, Seven Wings to Glory, and is represented by Loiacono Literary Agency. You can find Rodgers online at: kathleenmrodgers.com.