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The Given Day by Dennis Lehane
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Oct 01, 2008

really liked it

Gripping historical fiction with well-realized and memorable characters. The historical detail is fascinating; the parallels to issues in contemporary American society to do with rich and poor, race, unionization and workers' rights are subtly drawn and very timely. I was surprised at how enthralled I was by this one.

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