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ISBN: 080713032X / ISBN-13: 9780807130322

The Lost Get-Back Boogie

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  • The Lost Get-Back Boogie (Louisiana State University Press) – Hardcover (2004)
    by James Lee Burke, Chris Wiltz (Foreword by)

    The Lost Get-Back Boogie

    Hardcover, Louisiana State University Press
    2004
    English
    241 pages

    ISBN: 080713032X
    ISBN-13: 9780807130322

    Before The Lost Get-Back Boogie appeared to wide acclaim in 1986, James Lee Burke had been out of print in cloth for thirteen years and his fifth novel had received a record 111 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 Robicheaux series, which has earned him two Edgar Awards. Reviews of The Lost Get-Back Boogie now seem prescient. This is the book that Burke ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
DowninginReading

A start

by DowninginReading on Aug 22, 2013

For those unfamiliar with James Lee Burke, let me state first that he is one of the best stylists, that is writers, working today. Don't let that scare you away if you do not like MFA approved authors or snotty reviewers or 'arty' books with no discernible ending. Burke writes about meaty issues of conscience and violence and human weakness, about struggles with our evil demons and the triumph, albeit narrow, of overall good in the world. This was his stand alone book before he started to reach a larger audience with the Dave and Clete books, and after he had had several other non series books published. It marks the beginning of his career in that he went unpublished for something like ten years while suffering a hundred or so rejections of "The Lost Get-Back Boogie". I'll not waste space with a plot synopsis; they are available wherever the book is sold. I merely express my opinion that this is a minor masterpiece well worth the time and expense. Highly recommended.

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