“Gut-wrenching force… A majestic, fiery epic. The Given Day is a huge, impassioned, intensively researched book that brings history alive.” – The New York Times
The Given Day: A Novel (Coughlin Series Book 1)
by Dennis Lehane
Genre: Literature & Fiction | Contemporary Fiction
Dennis Lehane, the New York Times bestselling author of Live by Night — now a Warner Bros. movie starring Ben Affleck — offers an unflinching family epic that captures the political unrest of a nation caught between a well-patterned past and an unpredictable future. This beautifully written novel of American history tells the story of two families — one black, one white — swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and power at the end of World War I.
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