The Given Day (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Fiction - 736 pages
39 Reviews

Set in Boston at the end of the First World War, bestselling author Dennis Lehane's extraordinary eighth novel unflinchingly captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads where past meets future. Filled with a cast of richly drawn, unforgettable characters, 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. Coursing through the pivotal events of a turbulent epoch, it explores the crippling violence and irrepressible exuberance of a country at war with, and in the thrall of, itself.

  

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Another great read by Dennis Lehane

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I am a total fan of Dennis Lehane so when The Given Day came out I had to have it. I bought it through Overstock since they were cheaper than any other online store. I finished the book within a ... Read full review

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The Given Day is a deeply engrossing read with intriguing characters painted against a very vibrant backdrop of the early twentieth century America with a particular focus on the city of Boston, Mass ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
35
Section 3
54
Section 4
65
Section 5
77
Section 6
98
Section 7
111
Section 8
132
Section 23
366
Section 24
385
Section 25
397
Section 26
415
Section 27
437
Section 28
457
Section 29
470
Section 30
485

Section 9
155
Section 10
173
Section 11
183
Section 12
199
Section 13
217
Section 14
235
Section 15
257
Section 16
273
Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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Section 39
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Section 40
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Section 41
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Section 42
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Section 43
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About the author (2009)

Dennis Lehane is the author of ten previous novels—including the New York Times bestsellers Live by Night; Moonlight Mile; Gone, Baby, Gone; Mystic River; Shutter Island; and The Given Day—as well as Coronado, a collection of short stories and a play. He and his wife, Angie, currently live in California with their children.

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