The Clearing

  • by Tim Gautreaux
  • Narrated by Henry Strozier
  • 11 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

With The Clearing, Southeastern Booksellers Award winner Tim Gautreaux delivers a brutal novel of love, family, and redemption.
Randolph Aldridge travels to a snake-infested Cypress mill in Louisiana to find his brother Byron, a troubled veteran of World War I. Once there, Randolph finds that By is a shell of his former self—and that the murderous cartel controlling the mill’s casino won’t give them any peace.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Great plot and interesting read

This should be a classic. Novel unfolds nicely. Written with mastery of the harsh south, blood, sweat and violence. A must read!
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- LJ

One of my faves. Really good.

If you could sum up The Clearing in three words, what would they be?

Keeps you listening.

What did you like best about this story?

The author helped develope a story slowly, methodically. The narritor did a terrific job.

Which scene was your favorite?

The beginning of the book which was set in France, post WWI.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Don't know.

Any additional comments?

A treasure. I ordered another book- same author- same narrator.

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- Michael

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-20-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books