Though best known for his hugely successful novels, Dennis Lehane is also a master of the short story. This collection, his first to be published in the UK, includes the story 'Running out of Dog' which was featured in THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2005 and THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY.
Though best known for his hugely successful novels, Dennis Lehane is also a master of the short story. This collection, his first to be published in the UK, includes the story 'Running out of Dog' which was featured in THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES 2005 and THE BEST AMERICAN MYSTERY STORIES OF THE CENTURY. It also includes the full text of the acclaimed play CORONADO. Infused with the compelling narrative drive, piercing insight, and psychological drama that have made his novels bestsellers, CORONADO is sure to satisfy this acclaimed writer's devoted following while they eagerly await his next novel.
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"From the author of Mystic River comes a tough, taut collection of short stories, each exploring big crimes in small towns...No one writes such edgy material with so much style." -- DAILY MIRROR "Coronado is a collection of short stories, exquisite fragments with jagged edges and raw emotions." -- GUARDIAN "Vintage Lehane, complete with the gallows humour." -- DAILY MAIL "A brilliant, insightful and intriguing literary voyage." -- BOSTON HERALD "His ability to create crystal clear portraits of humanity and then place them in the darker side of life is a writer's true gift'" -- USA TODAY
About Dennis Lehane
Dennis Lehane was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. He has written seven novels: A Drink Before the War; Darkness, Take My Hand; Sacred; Gone, Baby, Gone; Prayers for Rain; Mystic River; Shutter Island and a short story collection, Coronado. Mystic River was turned into an Oscar-nominated film, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon and Tim Robbins. Before becoming a full-time writer, Dennis Lehane worked as a counsellor with mentally handicapped and abused children, waited tables, parked cars, drove limos, worked in bookstores, and loaded tractor-trailers. His one regret is that no one ever gave him a chance to tend bar. He lives in the Boston area.
Coronado by Dennis Lehane
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