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- By: Dennis Lehane
- Narrated by: Jim Frangione
- Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an abused puppy from a trash can and meets a damaged woman looking for something to believe in. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen mafia; a man grown dangerous with age and thwarted hopes; two hapless stick-up artists; a very curious cop; and the original owner of the puppy, who wants his dog bac.k…
- By Candace Russell on 12-15-16
I have read a lot of Lehane. This is a good intro (short, disparate characters, a lot of twists). Excellent performance, fun stuff about Boston Catholics. Now I want to see the movie. If you're looking for a happy ending, this may or may not fit the bill.
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