The Lost Get-Back Boogie (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Jul 13, 2010 - Fiction - 416 pages
21 Reviews
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. In prison, Iry tinkered with a song -- "The Lost Get-Back Boogie" -- that never came out quite right. Now, the Riordan family's problems hand him a new kind of trouble, with some tragic consequences. And Iry must get the tune right at last, or pay a fateful price.
  

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User Review  - Rick DeStefanis - Goodreads

Gonna have to give it five stars just because it's Jimmy Lee. I must say he was either on a diet, or was writing prior to meal time each day, because I've never read so many well-described meals. As ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lynne Handy - Goodreads

Great story with lots of nuances. James Lee Burke is a master. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
23
Section 3
51
Section 4
73
Section 5
103
Section 6
135
Section 7
167
Section 8
202
Section 10
263
Section 11
309
Section 12
348
Section 13
373
Section 14
379
Section 15
389
Section 16
395
Copyright

Section 9
230

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About the author (2010)

James Lee Burke, a rare winner of two Edgar Awards, and named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, is the author of more than thirty previous novels and two collections of short stories, including such New York Times bestsellers as Light of the WorldCreole Belle, Swan Peak, The Tin Roof Blowdown, and Feast Day of Fools. He lives in Missoula, Montana.

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