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Harbor lights : stories

Summary: "A dynamic, gripping collection of short stories from "America's best novelist" (Denver Post), the New York Times-bestselling James Lee Burke. Harbor Lights is a story collection from one of the most popular and widely acclaimed icons of American fiction, featuring a never-before-published novella. These eight stories move from the marshlands on the Gulf of Mexico to the sweeping plains of Colorado to prisons, saloons, and trailer parks across the South, weaving together love, friendship, violence, survival, and revenge. A boy and his father watch a German submarine sink an oil tanker as evil forces in the disguise of federal agents try to ruin their family. A girl is beaten up outside a bar as her university-professor father navigates new love and threats from a group of neo-Nazis. A pair of undercover union organizers are hired to break colts for a Hollywood actor, whose "Western hero" facade hides darkness. An oil rig worker witnesses a horrific attack on a local village while on a job in South America and seeks justice through one final act of bravery. With his nuanced characters, lyrical prose, and ability to write shocking violence in the most evocative settings, James Lee Burke's singular skills are on display in this superb anthology. Harbor Lights unfolds in stories that crackle and reverberate as unexpected heroes emerge" --

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780802160973
  • ISBN: 0802160964
  • ISBN: 9780802160966
  • Physical Description: 358 pages : 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, 2024.
  • Distributor: [Berkeley, California] : Distributed by Publishers Group West
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0
    • Most Copies: 5 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 5 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

Formatted Contents Note: Harbor lights -- Going across Jordan -- Big midnight special -- Deportees -- The assault -- The wild side of life -- A distant war -- Strange cargo.
Subject: United States Fiction
Heroes Fiction
Violence Fiction
Héros Romans, nouvelles, etc
Violence Romans, nouvelles, etc
Violence Fiction
Heroes and heroines Fiction
Genre: Nouvelles.
Short stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Detective and mystery fiction.
Short stories.
Short stories.
short stories.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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  • 128 out of 169 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 5 out of 9 copies are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 0 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.


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