The Given Day
Publish date: May 26th 2009
Pages no: 704
Edition language: English
Series: Coughlin (#1)
The Given Day...it was good enough, I enjoyed reading it, but at times I thought - what I've read in the last 400 pages could possibly have been covered in 300. Maybe 250. So I really don't know if 700 pages were necessary to tell this story. That said, it was a good piece of historical fiction, ...
The Given Day is the tale of two men, Danny Coughlin and Luther Laurence, and their families, set against the backdrop of pre-prohibition Boston.Yeah, I know that didn't really say much but it's hard to write a teaser for a 700 page historical novel.As I understand it, this was Dennis Lehane's retur...
A fictionalized account of the Boston police strike of 1919.Dennis Lehane's novels always deliver tense plots and compelling characters. In The Given Day, readers are introduced to two characters, an Irish police officer and an African-American baseball player/day laborer, whose stories begin apart...
Set in the aftermath of WW1 Boston.Uh-Oh is this going to be all Babe Ruth and sport!?4* Shutter Island3* Mysic RiverCR The Given Day
10/18/2012: Mr. Lehane is a very good writer. If you like any of his other books will definitely enjoy this one.Now, Mr. Lehane just released 'Live by the Night', described as not a sequel, but the story of one of the supporting characters from 'The Given Day'. However, B&N has seen fit to price ...
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