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   Lost Get Back Boogie, The, by James Lee Burke  
 
  Novel, first publication in 1986
 
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      Iry Paret's done his time -- two years for manslaughter in Louisiana's Angola State Penitentiary. Now the war vet and blues singer is headed to Montana, where he hopes to live clean working on a ranch owned by the father of his prison pal, Buddy Riordan. In prison, Iry tinkered with a song -- "The Lost Get-Back Boogie" -- that never came out quite right. Now, the Riordan family's problems hand him a new kind of trouble, with some tragic consequences. And Iry must get the tune right at last, or pay a fateful price.

     
     
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  • 20th Century
  • Louisiana
  • Montana
  • Prison - Jail
  • U.S.A.
  • Veterans

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