The Resource Live by night, Dennis Lehane

Live by night, Dennis Lehane

Label
Live by night
Title
Live by night
Statement of responsibility
Dennis Lehane
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1926, during the Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream. By 1926, Prohibition has given rise to an endless network of underground distilleries, speakeasies, gangsters, and corrupt cops. Joe Coughlin, the youngest son of a prominent Boston Police captain, defies his proper upbringing and his father's strict law-and-order orthodoxy. Graduating from a childhood of petty theft to a career in the pay of the city's most fearsome mobsters, Joe enjoys the riches, thrills, and notoriety of being an outlaw. But life on the dark side carries a heavy price. In a time when ruthless men of ambition armed with cash, illegal booze, and guns battle for control, no one can be trusted. For men like Joe one fate seems more likely than all others, an early death
Member of
Summary
In 1926, during the Prohibition, Joe Coughlin defies his strict law-and-order upbringing by climbing a ladder of organized crime that takes him from Boston to Cuba where he encounters a dangerous cast of characters who are all fighting for their piece of the American dream.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Novel, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10132035
Cataloging source
M$K
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lehane, Dennis
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Coughlin novels
Series volume
0002
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prohibition
  • Organized crime
  • Boston (Mass.)
  • Cuba
Target audience
adult
Label
Live by night, Dennis Lehane
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boston, 1926-1929 -- Ybor, 1929-1933 -- All the violent children, 1933-1935
Control code
ocn794214253
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780060004873
Lccn
2012462328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794214253
Label
Live by night, Dennis Lehane
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Boston, 1926-1929 -- Ybor, 1929-1933 -- All the violent children, 1933-1935
Control code
ocn794214253
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
401 pages
Isbn
9780060004873
Lccn
2012462328
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)794214253

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