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A Drink Before the War

by Dennis Lehane

  • 385 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Harvest Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7365634M
ISBN 100156029022
ISBN 109780156029025

Get this from a library! A drink before the war. [Dennis Lehane] -- A cadre of powerful Massachusetts politicians offer Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro big money for a small job: find the missing cleaning woman who allegedly stole confidental statehouse documents. A Drink Before the War is Book 1 to Dennis Lehane's superb Kenzie and Gerrano six book crime novel series. I especially like this book as well as Prayers for Rain which is Book 5 in the same series; all books in the series are excellent.

A Drink Before The War Dennis Lehane This is the book that made Lehane’s reputation. It won the Shamus Award the year it was published () and introduces the PI duo of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. I’d not read any Lehane before this and, though I’d heard a lot about his work, I . A drink before the war. [Dennis Lehane] -- Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro are private investigators in the blue-collar neighborhoods and ghettos of South Boston--they know it as only natives can. Working out of an old church belfry, Kenzie.

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A drink before the war by Dennis Lehane, , Harcourt Brace edition, in English Cited by: 1. A Drink Before the War: A Novel. by Dennis Lehane. Published: Paperback: pages. 0 members reading this now 1 club reading this now 1 member has read this book. Recommended to book clubs by 1 of 1 members. As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the 5/5(1).


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A Drink Before the War seems to have been written by someone else altogether- someone with less maturity and less talent. It is the first of a series of detective novels with the duo Patrick and Angie/5().

A drink before the war is the outstanding first book in the Kenzie and Gennaro series and I've gotta say this is a completely absorbing crime thriller that explores racial divides, political power plays, abuse in a sickening form, gang wars and a distinctly profound lack of goodness in people.4/5.

A Drink Before the War seems to have been written by someone else altogether- someone with less maturity and less talent. It is the first of a series of detective novels with the duo Patrick and by: 1. A Drink Before the War Dennis Lehane gang war is quickly declared, and the two detectives aim for a plan that will avenge the innocent and punish the guilty.

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Select a Bookseller - Direct Link to Buy. Amazon; Apple Books; Audiobook; Audiobooks Now; B&N ; Book Passage ; Book People ; Books & Books ; Books Inc ; Books-A-Million ; Brookline Booksmith. In "A Drink Before the War" we meet Patrick Kenzie and Anglea Gennaro- a private detective team.

Both are locked into their own mysteries- that of abvuse- Patick abuse from his father, a powerful man in his own by: 1. Dennis Lehane is a brilliant writer of mysteries and more recently, historical fiction.

He almost always uses Boston, especially the grittier side of town, as a major character. His debut novel, A Drink Before the War, begins a five-book series (which should be read in order), featuring detectives Gennaro and Kenzie.

It was strongly reviewed by Kirkus in and is just as fresh : Dennis Lehane. A Drink Before the War is the story of Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, private investigators who have been hired by a politician to find some missing documents believed to have been stolen by a cleaning lady.

Their job is to find the cleaning lady (who has gone missing), recover the documents and return them to the politician. “A Drink Before the War” opens with detective Patrick Kenzie meeting with three politicians. They are Senator Sterling Mulkern, Senator Brian Paulson, and Representative Jim Vurnan.

They tell Patrick that a cleaning woman, Jenna Angeline, has stolen some important documents related to an. The Paperback of the A Drink Before the War (Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro Series #1) by Dennis Lehane at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on /5().

A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane c - /read pbk. A Friend suggested this book The story is Rough, Tragic and Mildly Funny. 3 Stars Enjoy Richardpaul CannyGranny79 As good a noir as anyone could wish.

A Drink Before the War (Book): Lehane, Dennis: "As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir--and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.

A Drink Before the War, the first in Lehane's acclaimed series with Boston detectives Patrick Kenzie and Angie Gennaro, is a remarkable debut that is at once a pulsating crime thriller and a mirror of our world, one in which the worst human horrors are found closest to home, and the most vicious obscenities are committed in the name of love.5/5(1).

Years before that, Mr. Lahane published his very first book, A Drink before The War. Escape back to the 50’s, to a gentler time in many ways, but a harsher time in others. In the first book featuring Patrick Kenzie and Angela Genaro, with murder, politics, and gangs, we don’t see too much of the gentle side.

Dennis Lehane is an effective. A Drink Before the War Good read. Reader, 08/04/ Very good I've read all of Lehane's books and enjoyed them all. I heartily recommend this mystery for it's good plot, good writing and good chacterization. More Books by Dennis Lehane See All.

Live by Night. Mystic River.4/5(). Buy a cheap copy of A Drink Before the War/Darkness, Take My book by Dennis Lehane. With novels like Mystic River and Shutter Island, Dennis Lehane has dramatically altered the landscape of the crime thriller—while boldly overstepping the Free shipping over $/5(5).

For all the romantic potential, A Drink Before the War is not a romance, and there is a level of violence and language that may turn off some readers. It’s definitely of the grim and gritty school of mystery writing, although Patrick’s humorous narration lightens things up.

A Drink Before the War (Book): Lehane, Dennis: As richly complex and brutal as the terrain it depicts, here is the mesmerizing, darkly original novel that heralded the arrival of Dennis Lehane, the master of the new noir--and introduced Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro, his smart and tough private investigators weaned on the blue-collar streets of Dorchester.

The investigation escalates, uncovering a web of corruption extending from bombed-out ghetto streets to the highest levels of state slick, hip dialogue and a lyrical narrative pocked by explosions of violence, A Drink Before the War confronts a city in which institutionalized bigotry and corruption are often the norm, and the 4/5(31).

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A Drink Before the War (Book): Lehane, Dennis: Kenzie and Gennaro are private investigators in the blue-collar neighborhoods and ghettos of South Boston-they know it as only natives can. Working out of an old church belfry, Kenzie and Gennaro take on a seemingly simple assignment for a prominent politician: to uncover the whereabouts of Jenna Angeline, a black cleaning woman who .