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    Lay Down My Sword and Shield (Paperback) By (author) James Lee Burke

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    Description'As I stood there on my front porch that hot, breathless July day, leaning against the column with the six bullet holes, now worn and smooth, I could see Hack's whitewashed marker under the pin oaks in the Holland family cemetery ...Four generations of my family were buried there.' Hack Holland is a product of the South, both old and new. Hard-drinking ex-POW and wealthy, progressive Democrat, he stands in the long shadow cast by his ancestors. When Holland's candidacy for a congressional seat brings him increasingly into conflict with those around him, his almost unwitting involvement with a violent civil rights conflict forces him to reassess his future - and his past...


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    Title
    Lay Down My Sword and Shield
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Lee Burke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780752842691
    ISBN 10: 0752842692
    Classifications

    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: FF
    BIC E4L: CRI
    DC22: 813.54
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: FIC050000, FIC022000
    Thema V1.0: FF
    BIC E4L: CRM
    Publisher
    Orion Publishing Co
    Imprint name
    Orion mass market paperback
    Publication date
    04 September 2003
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    James Lee Burke is the author of numerous award-winning novels, many featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana.