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Crime Novelist Dennis Lehane

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Crime Novelist Dennis Lehane

Crime Novelist Dennis Lehane

Crime Novelist Dennis Lehane

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He's written five novels featuring the working-class Boston private detective team of Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro. They include A Drink Before the War, Darkness, Take My Hand, Sacred, Gone Baby Gone and Prayers for Rain. Lehane abandoned the duo for his book about the effect of an abduction on a group of boys. It's a thriller, Mystic River, and it's been made into a new film directed by Clint Eastwood.