Annotations for Coronado


Baker & Taylor
Presents a compilation of some of the author's previously published short works, in a volume that includes an original short tale and the story, "Until Gwen."

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Baker & Taylor
The best-selling author of the Shamus Award-winning A Drink Before the War presents a compilation of some of his best previously published short works, in a volume that includes an original short tale and the story "Until Gwen," which has been adapted for the New York stage as the drama Coronado. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

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Baker & Taylor
The best-selling author of the Shamus Award-winning A Drink Before the War presents a compilation of some of his best previously published short works, in a volume that includes an original short tale and the story, "Until Gwen," which has been adapted for the New York stage as the drama, Coronado. 100,000 first printing.

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HARPERCOLL

From Dennis Lehane, the award-winning author of Mystic River, Shutter Island, and the Kenzie-Gennaro series, comes a striking collection offive short stories and a play.

A small southern town gives birth to a dangerous man with a broken heart and a high-powered rifle. . . .

A young girl, caught up in an inner-city gang war, crosses the line from victim to avenger. . . . An innocent man is hunted by government agents for an unspecified crime.

. . . A boy and a girl fall in love while ransacking a rich man's house during the waning days of the Vietnam War. . . . A compromised psychiatrist confronts the unstable patient he slept with. . . . A father and a son wage a lethal battle of wits over the whereabouts of a stolen diamond and a missing woman. . . .Along with completely original material, this new col-lection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short stories, including "Until Gwen," which was adapted for the stage in 2005 and appears in this book as the play Coronado.

At turns suspenseful, surreal, romantic, and tragically comic, these tales journey headlong into the heart of our national myths—about class, gender, freedom, and regeneration through violence—and reveal that the truth waiting for us there is not what we'd expect.



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HARPERCOLL

Along with completely original material, this new collection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short fiction, including "Until Gwen," which was adapted for the stage in 2005 and appears in this book as the play Coronado. By turns suspenseful, surreal, romantic, and tragically comic, these powerful tales journey headlong into the heart of our national myths--and reveal that the truth awaiting us there is not what we would expect.



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