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Coronado

by Dennis Lehane

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Coronado by Dennis Lehane
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  • Published Aug 2006
    192 pages
    Genre: Short Stories

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Full of the same riveting storytelling that has made his novels so popular, as well as some more literary material, this collection of Dennis Lehane's short stories is sure to satisfy the author's large fan base.

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"The raw, surprising tales of passion and violence in Dennis Lehane's new collection of five stories remind us anew why he is one of the most interesting young writers in America today … If you've never read Lehane, you probably should start with Mystic River, but if you're already a fan, you'll savor this new glimpse into one of the most unpredictable minds in current American fiction." - Washington Post.

"Powerfully envisioned lives, recounted unflinchingly." - PW.

"An impressive step forward for a writer of commanding gifts, who seems poised on the threshold of even greater accomplishment." - Kirkus.

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Dennis Lehane Author Biography

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Dennis Lehane grew up in Boston. Since his first novel, A Drink Before the War, won the Shamus Award, he has published thirteen more novels that have been translated into more than 30 languages and become international bestsellers: Darkness, Take My Hand; Sacred; Gone, Baby, Gone; Prayers for Rain; Mystic River; Shutter Island; The Given Day; Moonlight Mile; Live by Night; World Gone By; Since We Fell, and Small Mercies.

Four of his novels – Live by Night, Mystic River, Gone, Baby, Gone, and Shutter Island – have been adapted into films. A fifth, The Drop, was adapted by Lehane himself into a film starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini in his final role. Lehane was a staff writer on the acclaimed HBO series, The Wire, and also worked as a writer-producer on ...

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