Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
Joe Coughlin is nineteen when he meets Emma Gould. A smalltime thief in 1920s Boston, he is told to cuff her while his accomplices raid the casino she works for. But Joe falls in love with Emma – and his life changes for ever.That meeting is the beginning of Joe’s journey to becoming one of the nation’s most feared and respected gangsters.
It is a journey beset by violence, double-crossing, drama and pain. And it is a journey into the soul of prohibition-era America…A powerful, deeply moving novel, Live By Night is a tour-de-force by Dennis Lehane, writer on The Wire and author of modern classics such as Shutter Island, Gone, Baby, Gone and The Given Day.