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The Burning of the Flag

A Story from 'Jesus Out to Sea'
Narrated by: Ron McLarty
Length: 34 mins
Categories: Fiction, Contemporary
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A short story from one of the country's most-acclaimed and popular novelists James Lee Burke's story collection, Jesus Out to Sea.

In his moving collection of short stories, James Lee Burke elegantly marries his flair for gripping storytelling with his urbane writing style and complex, fascinating character portraits. The backdop of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast proves to be a versatile setting for Burke's stories, which cover the scope of the human experience from love and sex to domestic abuse to war and death and friendship.

Download the full short-story collection, Jesus Out to Sea.
©2007 James Lee Burke. All rights reserved (P)2007 Simon and Schuster Inc. All rights reserved.

Critic Reviews

"Burke demonstrates impressive range, sensitivity and polish in these smaller-scale gems." (Publisher's Weekly)

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