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Live by Night

set in boston at the end of the first world war, new york times bestselling author dennis lehane's long-awaited eighth novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads between
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Dennis Lehane
William Morrow & Company

Edgar Award Winner, Best Novel, 2013 

Florida Book Awards, Gold, General Fiction, 2012

Now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck-

Boston, 1926. The ‘20s are roaring. Liquor is flowing, bullets are flying, and one man sets out to make his mark on the world. 

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, has long since turned his back on his strict and proper upbringing. Now having graduated from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the spoils, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. 

Joe embarks on a dizzying journey up the ladder of organized crime that takes him from the flash of Jazz Age Boston to the sensual shimmer of Tampa's Latin Quarter to the sizzling streets of Cuba. At once a sweeping love story and a compelling saga of revenge, it is a spellbinding tour de force of betrayal and redemption, music and murder, that brings fully to life a bygone era when sin was cause for celebration and vice was a national virtue. 


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 grew up in Boston, MA. 
Itimpi's notes: Live by Night is Book #2 of a series of 3 of characters  Boston cop Danny Coughlin, and his youngest brother, Joe. The Given Day, Book #1, although not set in the Tampa Bay Area but in Boston, and Book #3, World Gone By (2015), set Tampa's Latin Quaters, Ybor City. We recommend you read them in the order they were published for you to really understand where the characters come from.

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