Live by Night

Author(s): Dennis Lehane

Crime

Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, he is told to cuff her while his accomplices raid the casino she works for. But Joe falls in love with Emma - and his life changes for ever. That meeting is the beginning of Joe's journey to becoming one of the nation's most feared and respected gangsters. It is a journey beset by violence, double-crossing, drama and pain. And it is a journey into the soul of prohibition-era America...A powerful, deeply moving novel, Live By Night is a tour-de-force by Dennis Lehane, writer on The Wire and author of modern classics such as Shutter Island, Gone, Baby, Gone and The Given Day.

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A major new standalone from the acclaimed author

Dennis Lehane was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He has won and been shorlisted for several awards for his writing and three of his books have been made into films. He lives in the Boston area.

General Fields

  • : 9781408703168
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Little, Brown
  • : February 2012
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 416
  • : 813.54
  • : Export/Airside/ROI ed
  • : Paperback
  • : Dennis Lehane