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Dennis Lehane


Shutter Island
2003
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Dennis Lehane is the author of the New York Times bestseller Mystic River; Prayers for Rain; Gone, Baby, Gone; Sacred; Darkness, Take My Hand; and A Drink Before the War, which won the Shamus Award for Best First Novel. A native of Dorchester, Massachusetts, he lives in the Boston area.

Find on the web: www.dennislehanebooks.com

I was a heroin addict from 13 to 16 and a half, and almost died from hepatitis from a dirty needle. And that was one of the more fortunate things that's ever happened to me. When I came out of the hospital, I was so afraid to go back to drugs that I really changed my life.

- Dennis Watlington
Chasing America


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