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Cutting Time

Robert Dunn

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Description

Willie Lee Reed, a young guitarslinger from Detroit, blows into the South Side of Chicago to challenge the master of the blues, Heddy Days, in a cutting session—only to be beaten by one perfect note. But Willie Lee's genius is clear; it's just that he has a lot to learn. This is a novel of fierce competitions, murder, desire, civic corruption, and powerful hoodoo, exploring how we suffer and fight for the lives we are born to fulfill.


Praise For Cutting Time

"A heady mix of blues myth and blues nitty-gritty by a writer who knows the passions and pleasures of music from the inside."  —Michael Lydon, author, Ray Charles: Man and Music

Coral Press, 9780970829320, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2003



About the Author

Robert Dunn is the author of Pink Cadillac and Soul Cavalcade. He has taught fiction writing at The New School in New York City and has been published in The New Yorker and The Atlantic. He lives in New York City.