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Dark knights

Two honorable men find themselves fighting the law, with Boston as backdrop, in spectacle-laden The Given Day

By Richard Eder
September 21, 2008

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The Given Day By Dennis Lehane Morrow, 704 pp., $27.95 Seven years ago Boston's Dennis Lehane broke out from a chain of hard-boiled thrillers about a pair of police detectives to write "Mystic River." Still a thriller, still hard-boiled - though with a darkling and part-melted center - it goes on to portray a blue-collar neighborhood undone by the abduction ... (Full article: 930 words)

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