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 was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. Before
becoming a full-time writer, Lehane worked as a counselor with mentally
handicapped and abused children, waited tables, parked cars, drove limos, worked
in bookstores, and loaded tractor-trailers. He lives with his wife Angie and
four dogs in Boston and the west coast of Florida.
Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro series
A Drink before the War (1994)
Darkness, Take My Hand (1996)
Gone, Baby, Gone (1998)
Prayers for Rain (1999)
Mystic River (2001)
Shutter Island (2003)
The Given Day (2008)
Coronado: Stories (2006)
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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