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The Convict and Other Stories

Burke, James Lee

Published by Little Brown & Co (P), 1990
ISBN 10: 0316117285 / ISBN 13: 9780316117289
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Title: The Convict and Other Stories

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (P)

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Paperback Edition.


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"America's best novelist" ( The Denver Post ), two-time Edgar Award winner James Lee Burke is renowned for his lush, suspense-charged portrayals of the Deep South -- the people, the crime, the hope and despair infused in the bayou landscape. This stunning anthology takes us back to where Burke's heart and soul beat -- the steamy, seamy Gulf Coast -- in complex and fascinating tales that crackle with violence and menace, meshing his flair for gripping storytelling with his urbane writing style.

Product Description: This is a collection of stories set in locales along the Gulf coasts of Louisiana and Texas and on battlefields around the world. These nine stories explore themes familiar to Burke's writings - loss and hard-won courage, betrayal and friendship, violence and heroism and inevitable death.

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