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James Lee Burke : The Tin Roof Blowdown & Hurricane Katrina


The Tin Roof Blowdown, by James Lee Burke
Reviewed by Thom Hartmann

James Lee Burke is, in my humble opinion, the best living writer in America. He's the Hemingway of our generation. One of my most valued possessions is a first edition of Purple Cane Road, one of his Dave Robicheaux novels. My son-in-law's father walked down the street to his friend Burke's house and asked him to autograph it to me as a Christmas gift.

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