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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) — biography from Shutter Island… (more)
Shutter Island 7,418 copies, 294 reviews
Mystic River 5,680 copies, 137 reviews
Gone, Baby, Gone 2,967 copies, 95 reviews
The Given Day 2,877 copies, 137 reviews
A Drink Before the War 2,795 copies, 84 reviews
Prayers for Rain 2,145 copies, 46 reviews
Darkness, Take My Hand 2,115 copies, 71 reviews
Sacred 1,897 copies, 56 reviews
Moonlight Mile 1,895 copies, 108 reviews
Live by Night 1,513 copies, 79 reviews
Since We Fell 1,278 copies, 70 reviews
World Gone By 686 copies, 37 reviews
Coronado 613 copies, 14 reviews
The Drop 599 copies, 40 reviews
Small Mercies 358 copies, 14 reviews
The Terrorists (Introduction, some editions) 939 copies, 28 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (Contributor) 685 copies, 6 reviews
FaceOff (Contributor) 492 copies, 33 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories of the Century (Contributor) 441 copies, 7 reviews
The Death of Sweet Mister (Foreword, some editions) 399 copies, 22 reviews
The Best American Noir of the Century (Contributor) 349 copies, 7 reviews
Shutter Island [2010 film] (Original novel) 313 copies, 8 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2005 (Contributor) 187 copies, 5 reviews
Vengeance (Contributor) 156 copies, 16 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2010 (Contributor) 147 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2000 (Contributor) 141 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2015 (Contributor) 99 copies, 3 reviews
A New Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 95 copies, 2 reviews
USA Noir: Best of the Akashic Noir Series (Contributor) 80 copies, 10 reviews

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