Dennis Lehane's Coronado: Stories (P.S.) PDF

By Dennis Lehane

ISBN-10: 0061139718

ISBN-13: 9780061139710

Besides thoroughly unique fabric, this new assortment is a compilation of the simplest of Dennis Lehane's formerly released brief fiction, together with "Until Gwen," which was once tailored for the level in 2005 and looks during this publication because the play Coronado. through turns suspenseful, surreal, romantic, and tragically comedian, those strong stories trip headlong into the center of our nationwide myths—and demonstrate that the reality anticipating us there isn't what we might anticipate.

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CNN . . She’s not . . FOX NEWS . . Two kids . . CSPAN . . Die alone . . MSNBC . . A guy he knows, gin-n-tonic-hates-his-job-curly-amber-hair sits beside him and sighs. ” “Time was . . ,” the guy says. 56 DENNIS LEHANE On the TV, something blows up, breathless and huge. “Time was . . ,” the guy says. Guy’s got two feet of bar in front of him, he keeps missing it with his elbow. His hair is dark with sweat. Daniel stares up at the TV, wondering if the guy will face-plant. Another tongue goes afire.

And they need me. They need the lake. ” Elgin looked down at his own coffee cup. ” She shook her head hard. “No way. Uh-uh. ” Elgin nodded, even though he knew she was lying. If Elgin’s demons needed the lake, needed to be unbridled, Jewel’s needed Perkin. They needed security. They needed to know the money’d never run out, that she’d never go two full days without a solid meal like she had so many times as a child in the trailer park. Perkin was what she saw when she looked down at her empty coffee cup, when she touched her cheek.

Elgin sat naked on the bed, his arms stretched wide, waiting for the bullets to find his back, to shear his head from his body the way they’d sheared the roof from the cabin, and the yellow moon burned above him as the dogs howled and Blue and Woodson held each other in the corner of the room and wept like children as the bullets drilled holes in their faces. ” Elgin sat on the edge of his bed, pulled on his socks. ” “It’s in his eyes,” Big Bobby said. “Like you said. ” Elgin had seen Big Bobby scared before, plenty of times, but now the man was trembling.

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