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8 edition of The lost get-back boogie found in the catalog.

The lost get-back boogie

a novel

by James Lee Burke

  • 211 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana
    • Subjects:
    • Ex-convicts -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Murderers -- Fiction,
    • Montana -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Lee Burke.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3552.U723 L6 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination241 p. ;
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2717476M
      ISBN 100807113344
      LC Control Number86010662


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The Lost Get-Back Boogie by James Lee Burke - Iry Paret's done his time -- two years for manslaughter in Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Now the war vet Released on: March 01, James Lee Burke (born December 5, ) is an American author, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series.

He has won Edgar Awards for Black Cherry Blues () and Cimarron Rose (), and has also been presented with the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of cincinnatiblackhistory.com: December 5, (age 83), Houston, Texas, U.S.

Sep 01,  · Before The Lost Get-Back Boogie appeared to wide acclaim inJames Lee Burke had been out of print in cloth for thirteen years and his fifth novel had received a record rejection letters.

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The Lost Get-Back Boogie book description. Iry Paret’s done his time – two years for manslaughter in Louisiana’s Angola State Penitentiary. Now the war vet and blues singer is headed to Montana, where he hopes to live clean working on a ranch owned by the father of his prison pal, Buddy Riordan.

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Before The Lost Get-Back Boogie appeared to wide acclaim inJames Lee Burke had been out of print in cloth for thirteen years and his fifth novel had received a record rejection letters.

"LSU Press put me back in the game and turned my career around," Burke says. The novels and stories Burke had written during those years of rejection eventually became the stuff of the Dave /5(87). The Lost Get-Back Boogie is a novel about loyalty and friendship, betrayal and loss.

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