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The Resource Live by night, Dennis Lehane, (large print)

Live by night, Dennis Lehane, (large print)

Label
Live by night
Title
Live by night
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Lehane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1926 during Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba, where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream
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Summary
In 1926, during the Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece ofthe American dream. By 1926, Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt cops. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston Police captain, defies his proper upbringing and his father's strict law-and-order orthodoxy. Graduating from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the riches, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns battle for control, no one can be trusted. For men like Joe one fate seems more likely than all others, an early death
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, 2013.
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10132035
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Lehane, Dennis
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Coughlin novels
Series volume
0002
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  • Prohibition
  • Organized crime
  • American Dream
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Cuba
Target audience
adult
Label
Live by night, Dennis Lehane, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
604 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062201393
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)780483952
Label
Live by night, Dennis Lehane, (large print)
Publication
Note
"A novel"--Cover
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st HarperLuxe ed.
Extent
604 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062201393
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)780483952

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