Live by Night

Dennis Lehane (Author)
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Description

From New York Times bestselling author Dennis Lehane comes this epic, unflinching tale of the making and unmaking of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties--now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck, Elle Fanning, Zoe Saldana, and Sienna Miller.

Meticulously researched and artfully told, Live by Night is the riveting story of one man's rise from Boston petty thief to the Gulf Coast's most successful rum runner, and it proves again that the accolades New York Times bestseller Lehane consistently receives are well deserved. He is indeed, "a master" (Philadelphia Inquirer) whose "true literary forefathers include John Steinbeck as well as Raymond Chandler" (Baltimore Sun). And, "Boy, does he know how to write" (Elmore Leonard).

Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
May 14, 2013
Pages
401
Dimensions
5.39 X 0.98 X 7.99 inches | 0.68 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062197757

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About the Author

Dennis Lehane is the author of thirteen novels--including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day--as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. He lives in California with his family.

Reviews

"LIVE BY NIGHT is Crime Noir 101, as taught by the best of its current practitioners. . . . A sentence-by-sentence pleasure. You are in the hands of an expert. And you'll know it."--Janet Maslin, New York Times
"LIVE BY NIGHT transcends the familiar and assumes an unimpeachable reality of its own. . . . [A] meticulously crafted portrait of our violent national past."--Washington Post Book World
"Lehane's novel carves its own unique place in the Prohibition landscape. . . . This is an utterly magnetic novel on every level, a reimagining of the great themes of popular fiction--crime, family, passion, betrayal--set against an exquisitely rendered historical backdrop."--Booklist (starred review)
"Masterful. . . . Lehane has created a mature, quintessentially American story that will appeal to readers of literary and crime fiction alike."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)