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The given day [electronic resource] : a novel / Dennis Lehane.

By: Lehane, Dennis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, c2008Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 9780061779077 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0061779075 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780061779084 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader); 0061779083 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader).Subject(s): Boston (Mass.). Police Dept -- Fiction | Police Strike, Boston, Mass., 1919 -- Fiction | FICTION -- HistoricalGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | Electronic books. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 813/.54 Online resources: Click here to access title or place hold Summary: 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 past and future. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters more richly drawn than any Lehane has ever created, The Given Day tells the story of two families -- one black, one white -- swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and power. Beat cop Danny Coughlin, the son of one of the city's most beloved and powerful police captains, joins a burgeoning union movement and the hunt for violent radicals. Luther Laurence, on the run after a deadly confrontation with a crime boss in Tulsa, works for the Coughlin family and tries desperately to find his way home to his pregnant wife.
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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 past and future. Filled with a cast of unforgettable characters more richly drawn than any Lehane has ever created, The Given Day tells the story of two families -- one black, one white -- swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and power. Beat cop Danny Coughlin, the son of one of the city's most beloved and powerful police captains, joins a burgeoning union movement and the hunt for violent radicals. Luther Laurence, on the run after a deadly confrontation with a crime boss in Tulsa, works for the Coughlin family and tries desperately to find his way home to his pregnant wife.

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