HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

James Lee Burke

Author of The Tin Roof Blowdown

Includes the names: James L. Burke, James Lee Burke, Burke James Lee, James Lee Burke
Also includes: James Burke (5)

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
21,347 (21,620)486459 (3.9)1430
Works by James Lee Burkeorganize | filter
Also by James Lee Burkeorganize | filter
Members

Top members (works)

Member favorites

Members: tristes_ennui, zmagic69, AlkaF, Dave1944, TexasBookLover, PeeBee2, Roycrofter, coker74, shellyup47, grem458, greydoll, hhraulerson, RWBishop, justintyme, BeastieMom, wintermind, satxreader, Sapiens1, MikeBob, mamaroux (show 123 more), sniffer8, la_spalmatrice, Witchking, rolandperkins, tymfos, SimmonsFan, Evelync255, tros, trharmon, DaleCropper, TracyWhitt, curt999, maia471, hanihoney36, VinnieSee, wghezzi, private member, spannman, JoeHilley, mamamiau, sammcgee, pharrm, rhbouchard, fletchette, pallesbooks, ChuckNorton, KAzevedo, hangedwoman, alanteder, mars009c, AndrewGross, SMac967, terran, martharice3000, CarolynHaines, marcia925, sirspeedy, wormcastles, StuartW, nanacarol, nolaguy, catmeyoo, larry_morgan, FredLong, alizarin, Tasker, mikedraper, wondersdisciple, seventime, spartacula2, gspatel, private member, Littlemissbashful, bsarber, jmbooks, bnk, Corkster, JitkaVavra, jacquillandry, icemeister, whiteriot, Dihem, ropetrick, jastbrown, BillyBobHolland, Prairieblossom, tash99, philippa58, chemistmax, AlanReynolds, earthwind, ssuths, sleepyjim, BettyBamBoo, michellechase, jenforbus, Drabblers, smurray405, monica67, kachappell, merihand, bull37, thornster, ajbwood, Joles, thucydides1, JFuckinD, kurvanas, CurtCronshaw, frankcain, marlojo, rustythecat19, dds1981, hashiru, MugsyNoir, greeneye, Rule42, bertiewooster1974, ScottDDanielson, kathleenss, jaubrey1, RedKing, quillmenow, cathyskye, janswan, KentonSem, private member, juliebean, lcd, JeanCappello, vinze, ArieJvdP, KayeBarley, steviewil, pinken, seanlindsay, catmistressel, Melsar, scrub4pups, amweb, SANDYANN, jennyo, laytonwoman3rd

Add to favorites
Related tags
20th century (98) American (117) American fiction (77) audiobook (87) Billy Bob Holland (82) Burke (115) crime (774) crime fiction (424) Crime Thriller & Mystery (84) Dave Robicheaux (701) Dave Robicheaux series (144) detective (344) detective fiction (161) ebook (118) fiction (2,139) First Edition (115) Hurricane Katrina (81) James Lee Burke (142) Louisiana (782) Montana (108) murder (122) mystery (2,691) New Orleans (412) noir (71) novel (236) own (77) police (82) police procedural (84) private investigator (129) read (232) Robicheaux (261) series (192) short stories (94) signed (99) suspense (124) Texas (102) thriller (201) to-read (295) unread (117) USA (98)
Events on LibraryThing Local

James Lee Burke has 2 media appearances.

Jul
30
James Lee Burke's Fictional Take on Katrina
Day to Day, Monday, July 30, 2007 at 0am
Aug
11
'Rain Gods' Find Mystery Writer In New Territory
Morning Edition, Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 0am

James Lee Burke has 6 past events. (show)

Common Knowledgehistory Creative Commons License
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Gender
Nationality
Country (for map)
Birthplace
Place of death
Places of residence
Education
Occupations
Relationships
Organizations
Awards and honors
Agents
Short biography
Burke's "The Lost Get Back Bookie" was rejected 111 times over 9 years before being published by LSU Press.

After publication, it was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.9)
0.5 2
1 19
1.5 16
2 186
2.5 80
3 891
3.5 329
4 1823
4.5 163
5 1118

Author pictures (2)

   

(see all 2 author pictures)

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

James Lee Burke is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes

James Lee Burke is composed of 6 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,126,859 books! | Top bar: Always visible