When the Killing's Done (Paperback)

By T. Coraghessan Boyle

Bloomsbury UK, 9781408821701

Publication Date: March 1, 2012

March 2011 Indie Next List

“T.C. Boyle is so articulate and skillful at plotting that he has the reader turning the pages of this entertaining book at record pace. In an effort to restore the indigenous flora and fauna, scientists on the Channel Islands off the California coast are at work eliminating species that have been introduced to the islands. Meanwhile, an activist group attempts to stop the killing of any creatures. Opening with a calamitous boating accident in which only one survivor washes ashore, this book doesn't let up detailing the often fatal effects of man vs. nature until the very last page.”
— Sarah Bagby, Watermark Books, Wichita, KS
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Description

Principally set on the wild and sparsely inhabited Channel Islands off the coast of Santa Barbara, Boyle's powerful novel combines pulse-pounding adventure with a socially conscious, richly humane tale about endangered animals and those who protect them.


About the Author

T. C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End (winner of the PEN/FaulknerAward), Drop City (a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book Award), and The Inner Circle. His most recent story collections are Tooth and Claw and The Human Fly and Other Stories.
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