Jesus Out to Sea

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Jesus Out to Sea

By James Lee Burke

Simon & Schuster, Paperback, 9781416548560, 240pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2007

Description
One of the country's most-acclaimed and popular novelists offers a selection of ten short stories centered around the devastation in Louisiana and Mississippi during and after Katrina.
In this moving collection of short stories, James Lee Burke elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with his lyrical writing style and complex, fascinating character portraits. The backdrop of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast is a versatile setting for Burke's stories, which cover the scope of the human experience from love and sex to domestic abuse to war, death, and friendship.