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)
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Listen to Dennis Lehane Discuss The Given Day at the 2008 Book Expo America in Los Angeles Podcast (MP3, 7.2 MB)
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