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The Lost Get-Back Boogie

James Lee Burke

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Iry Paret's done his time -- two years for manslaughter in Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Now the war vet and blues singer is headed to Montana, where he hopes to live clean working on a ranch owned by the father of his prison pal, Buddy Riordan. In prison, Iry tinkered with a song -- "The Lost Get-Back Boogie" -- that never came out quite right. Now, the Riordan family's problems hand him a new kind of trouble, with some tragic consequences. And Iry must get the tune right at last, or pay a fateful price.

Praise For The Lost Get-Back Boogie

"America's best novelist." -- The Denver Post

"Burke is a master." -- The Kansas City Star

"Powerfully written." -- The New York Times Book Review

"A bravura novel." -- Orlando Sentinel

Pocket Star, 9781416517061, 416pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2006

About the Author

James Lee Burke is a New York Times bestselling author, two-time winner of the Edgar Award, and the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts in Fiction. He’s authored thirty-nine novels and two short story collections. He lives in Missoula, Montana.