The Drop

Paperback | September 2, 2014

byDennis Lehane

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Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.

Three days after Christmas, a lonely bartender looking for a reason to live rescues an abused puppy from a trash can and meets a damaged woman looking for something to believe in. As their relationship grows, they cross paths with the Chechen mafia; a man grown dangerous with age and thwarted hopes; two hapless stick-up artists; a very curious cop; and the original owner of the puppy, who wants his dog back. . . .

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Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of Mystic River with this love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith—the basis for the major motion picture The Drop, from Fox Searchlight Pictures directed by Michaël Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace, and James Gandolfini.Three days af...

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Dennis Lehane returns to the streets of his acclaimed New York Times bestseller Mystic River with The Drop—A love story wrapped in a crime story wrapped in a journey of faith The Drop follows lonely bartender Bob Saginowski through a covert scheme of funneling cash to local gangsters—"money drops"—in the underworld of Boston bars. Unde...

Dennis Lehane is the author of ten previous novels—including theNew York TimesbestsellersLive by Night;Moonlight Mile;Gone, Baby, Gone;Mystic River;Shutter Island; andThe Given Day—as well asCoronado, a collection of short stories and a play. He and his wife, Angie, currently live in California with their children.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.56 inPublished:September 2, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062365444

ISBN - 13:9780062365446

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“A tight, gritty little tale of working-class crime in Boston….Lehane breathes pulsing life into his story through the small details of his stoop-shouldered characters’ lives, investing their every mannerism with unspoken emotion.”