The Given Day (Hardcover)
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October 2008 Indie Next List
“Bestselling author Dennis Lehane turns his attention to a crime-ridden, post-World War I Boston and the events leading up to the 1919 Boston Police Strike. Richly textured and filled with historical characters (from Babe Ruth and W.E.B. DuBois to a young and ambitious J. Edgar Hoover), The Given Day is arguably Lehane's best book yet.”
— Donna Hawley, Howard's Bookstore, Bloomington, IN
Indie Next List Highlights 2008
“A big, booming American novel. Lahane weaves the history of early 20th century Boston into an engrossing story of race, politics and family - a wonderful read.”
— Britton Trice, Garden District Book Shop, New Orleans, LA