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Dennis Lehane was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts on August 4, 1965. He graduated from Eckerd College and the graduate program in creative writing at Florida International University. He has written several mystery novels including Darkness, Take My Hand; Sacred; and Shutter Island. A Drink Before the War won the 1995 Shamus Award for Best First Novel by the Private Eye Writers of America. Mystic River won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France's Prix Mystère de la Critique. Three of his novels, Mystic River; Gone, Baby, Gone; and Shutter Island were made into feature films. He also wrote, produced, and directed the film, Neighborhoods. His lbook, Moonlight Mile, concerns the mystery of finding a missing 16-year-old girl in Boston. Lehane's book, World Gone By, made several 2015 Bestseller lists including The New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Shutter Island 6,828 copies, 285 reviews
Mystic River 5,382 copies, 126 reviews
Gone, Baby, Gone 2,811 copies, 89 reviews
The Given Day 2,742 copies, 131 reviews
A Drink Before the War 2,657 copies, 77 reviews
Prayers for Rain 2,051 copies, 43 reviews
Darkness, Take My Hand 2,021 copies, 65 reviews
Sacred 1,815 copies, 51 reviews
Moonlight Mile 1,778 copies, 102 reviews
Live by Night 1,399 copies, 74 reviews
Since We Fell 1,102 copies, 67 reviews
World Gone By 619 copies, 37 reviews
Coronado 587 copies, 14 reviews
The Drop 541 copies, 39 reviews
Boston Noir (Editor; Contributor) 260 copies, 8 reviews
The Terrorists (Introduction, some editions) 877 copies, 22 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (Contributor) 673 copies, 6 reviews
FaceOff (Contributor) 443 copies, 32 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (Contributor) 414 copies, 6 reviews
The Death of Sweet Mister (Foreword, some editions) 384 copies, 20 reviews
The Best American Noir of the Century (Contributor) 316 copies, 6 reviews
Shutter Island [2010 film] (Original novel) 271 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (Contributor) 180 copies, 5 reviews
Vengeance (Contributor) 146 copies, 15 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2010 (Contributor) 140 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2000 (Contributor) 129 copies, 3 reviews
A New Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 91 copies, 2 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (Contributor) 91 copies, 3 reviews
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (Contributor) 72 copies, 10 reviews

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Dennis Lehane (born Aug 4th, 1966) is an American author. He has written several novels, including the New York Times bestseller Mystic River, which was later made into an Academy Award winning film, also called Mystic River, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Sean Penn, Tim Robbins, and Kevin Bacon (Lehane can be briefly seen waving from a car in the parade scene at the end of the film). The novel was a finalist for the PEN/Winship Award and won the Anthony Award and the Barry Award for Best Novel, the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction, and France's Prix Mystere de la Critique.
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