The Life We Bury

The Life We Bury

A Novel

Book - 2014
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College student Joe Talbert has the modest goal of completing a writing assignment for an English class. His task is to interview a stranger and write a brief biography of the person. With deadlines looming, Joe heads to a nearby nursing home to find a willing subject. There he meets Carl Iverson,a dying Vietnam veteran-- and a convicted murderer, medically paroled to a nursing home, after spending thirty years in prison for the crimes of rape and murder. Unable to reconcile Carl's valor in Vietnam with the despicable acts of the convict, Joe throws himself into uncovering the truth.
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2014
ISBN: 9781616149987
1616149981
Characteristics: 303 pages ; 21 cm

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readinJC
Oct 13, 2020

Excellent mystery, great characters. I have loved every one of Allen Eskens books!

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IMRichard
Sep 09, 2020

Very enjoyable book. I am going to read more books by this author.

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MillieBT
Jul 31, 2020

I could not put this book down....amazing.....will read more by this author!!!!!!!!!!

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Mahala
Jul 28, 2020

I give this book 5 stars in the fact that I felt every emotion while listening to it. the story is engaging, heart warming and kept me on the edge of my seat with the action. truly enjoyed this book. Highly recommend

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Mahala
Mar 20, 2020

I give this book 5 stars in the fact that I felt every emotion while listening to it. the story is engaging, heart warming and kept me on the edge of my seat with the action. truly enjoyed this book. Highly recommend.

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jontalk
Feb 02, 2020

Having read "Nothing More Dangerous", recently I was moved to read more by this author having it enjoyed it thoroughly. This story is exemplary of a great author, hitting all important elements of engagement. A continually evolving plot, unique characters we can relate with and suspense, the addition of unexpected curve balls towards the end make it a winner! Great characters transform in many ways and the protagonist embraces change and lives up to the term 'hero'. Heart warming, intriguing and evocative, this story engages the reader at all levels. Highly recommended for mystery lovers, but equally so for those who enjoy a great story

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janem2
Jan 27, 2020

loved it

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nancyau12
Sep 23, 2019

Very enjoyable. Dysfunctional mother, autistic brother and a college student trying to do the right thing who ends up clearing a convicted murderer of a crime 35 years prior. Well written and hard to put down

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kellydelancy
Sep 14, 2019

Interesting

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AudreyCL722
Aug 14, 2019

A co-worker introduced me to this author and I was immediately thrilled with how he captured my interest and kept me moving forward through each chapter. Why isn't this book a movie?

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