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  • November Road: A Novel
  • Lou Berney
  • English
  • 22 June 2020
  • 0062663844

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November Road: A Novel Read ↠ 106 Long and Faraway GoneFrank Guidrys luck has finally run outA loyal street lieutenant to New Orleans mob boss Carlos Marcello Guidry has learned that everybody is expendable But now its his turnhe knows too much about the crime of the century the assassination of President John F KennedyWithin hours of JFKs murder everyone with ties to Marcello is turning up dead and Guidry suspects hes next he was in Dallas on an errand for the boss less than two weeks before the president was shot With few good options Guidry hits the road to Las Vegas to see an old associatea dangerous man who hates Marcello enough to help Guidry vanishGuidry knows that the first rule of running is dont stop but when he sees a beautiful housewife on the side of the road with a broken down car two little daughters and a dog in the back seat he sees the perfect disguise to cover his tracks from the hit men on his tail Posing as an insurance man Guidry offers to help Charlotte reach. On the 22nd November 1963 the crime of the century that shocked the world was the assassination of President Kennedy I remember it well As a child watching the endless news footage replays on my parents TV with themAfterwards it became part of popular culture to be asked where were you when you heard of President Kennedy s assassination With my parents I watched the news footage of Lee Harvey Oswald the alleged perpetrator of murder shot to death by Jack Ruby a Dallas nightclub owner in the Dallas police headuarters Later the coverage of the funeral of the president I can remember it all vividly As I m sure most of my generation can tooEndless speculation and conspiracy theories unfolded throughout the years about another shooter on the grassy knoll has kept the assassination in the newsIn this work of fiction by Lou Berney he has used facts and key characters from that time and woven them all into a reconstruction of what may have occurred who was responsible and what events took place later to cover up the crimeThe main character is Frank Guidry a charming charismatic lieutenant of New Orleans mafia mob boss Carlos Marcello Guidry was asked to drive a car up to Dallas Later he realised that the car may have been used by the killer of President Kennedy As one by one of Marcello s employees who may also have been involved and used are killed off Guidry is fearful of his fate and goes on the run There is no escaping however the long and deadly arm of Marcello who has contacts everywhere throughout America and uses them in the hunt to catch and silence GuidryOn his journey to an escape that will hopefully save his life Guidry meets up with a woman who along with her young daughter is on a journey of her own escaping from an unhappy marriage and travelling towards a new life in Los Angeles Guidry falls in love something alien to him and he finds himself caring about the fate of mother and daughter Are they safe travelling with him or will his involvement with them put their lives also in jeopardyHunted by a ruthless mob enforcer who is closely following behind them Their journey to freedom is a tense action packed page turner of a book I literally could not put this book downMarcello the mafia boss was in real life one of the suspects of the murder of President Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy his attorney general who had vowed to bring mafia bosses to justice Robert Kennedy was a thorn in Marcello s side as he tried to have him deported as an illegal alien Marcello was freed from one attempt to jail and deport him on the day President Kennedy was killed He had allegedly remarked to an associate that if he cut of the head of a dog the tail would die believed to be alluding to the fact that Robert Kennedy held his important job because of his brother John KennedyI can t praise this book highly enough A truly excellent read Recommended by Don Winslow and brilliantly written by Lou Berney Edgar Award winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone Night Moves up dead and Guidry suspects hes next he was in Dallas on an errand for the boss less than two weeks before the president was shot With few good options Guidry hits the road to Las Vegas to see an old associatea dangerous man who hates Marcello enough to help Guidry vanishGuidry knows that the first rule of running is dont stop but when he sees a beautiful housewife on the side of the road with a broken down car two little daughters and a dog in the back seat he sees the perfect disguise to cover his tracks from the hit men on his tail Posing as an insurance man Guidry offers to help Charlotte reach. On the 22nd November 1963 the crime of the century that shocked the world was the assassination of President Kennedy I remember it well As a child watching the endless news footage replays on my parents TV with themAfterwards it became part of popular culture to be asked where were you when you heard of President Kennedy s assassination With my parents I watched the news footage of Lee Harvey Oswald the alleged perpetrator of murder shot to death by Jack Ruby a Dallas nightclub owner in the Dallas police headuarters Later the coverage of the funeral of the president I can remember it all vividly As I m sure most of my generation can tooEndless speculation and conspiracy theories Dark Tide Rising William Monk #24 unfolded throughout the years about another shooter on the grassy knoll has kept the assassination in the newsIn this work of fiction by Lou Berney he has Gargoyles of Gaylord Michigan Chillers up the crimeThe main character is Frank Guidry a charming charismatic lieutenant of New Orleans mafia mob boss Carlos Marcello Guidry was asked to drive a car Yellow Brick War up to Dallas Later he realised that the car may have been The Complete Excuses Handbook The Definitive Guide to Avoiding Blame and Shirking Responsibility for All Your Own Miserable Failings and Sloppy Mistakes used by the killer of President Kennedy As one by one of Marcello s employees who may also have been involved and Lawrence Ferlinghetti versei used are killed off Guidry is fearful of his fate and goes on the run There is no escaping however the long and deadly arm of Marcello who has contacts everywhere throughout America and A Coney Island of the Mind Poems uses them in the hunt to catch and silence GuidryOn his journey to an escape that will hopefully save his life Guidry meets Fearful Hunter #1 up with a woman who along with her young daughter is on a journey of her own escaping from an The Wedding Day unhappy marriage and travelling towards a new life in Los Angeles Guidry falls in love something alien to him and he finds himself caring about the fate of mother and daughter Are they safe travelling with him or will his involvement with them put their lives also in jeopardyHunted by a ruthless mob enforcer who is closely following behind them Their journey to freedom is a tense action packed page turner of a book I literally could not put this book downMarcello the mafia boss was in real life one of the suspects of the murder of President Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy his attorney general who had vowed to bring mafia bosses to justice Robert Kennedy was a thorn in Marcello s side as he tried to have him deported as an illegal alien Marcello was freed from one attempt to jail and deport him on the day President Kennedy was killed He had allegedly remarked to an associate that if he cut of the head of a dog the tail would die believed to be alluding to the fact that Robert Kennedy held his important job because of his brother John KennedyI can t praise this book highly enough A truly excellent read Recommended by Don Winslow and brilliantly written by Lou Berney Edgar Award winning author of The Long and Faraway Gone

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November Road: A Novel Read ↠ 106 Her destination California If she accompanies him to Vegas he can help her get a new carFor her its than a car its an escape Shes on the run too from a stifling existence in small town Oklahoma and a kindly husband whos a hopeless drunkIts an American story two strangers meet to share the open road west a dream a hopeand find each other on the wayCharlotte sees that hes strong and kind; Guidry discovers that shes smart and funny He learns thats she determined to give herself and her kids a new life; she cant know that hes desperate to leave his old one behindAnother rulefugitives shouldnt fall in love especially with each other A road isnt just a road its a trail and Guidrys ruthless and relentless hunters are closing in on him But now Guidry doesnt want to just survive he wants to really live maybe for the first timeEveryones expendable or they should be but now Guidry just cant throw away the woman hes come to loveAnd it might get them both kill. This is an extraordinary thriller set against the backdrop of JFK s assassination The novel s premise is that New Orleans Mafia boss orchestrated the killing and is then eliminating everyone who knew about it Gangster Frank Guidry finds himself on the run when he meets a woman who changes his life The prose style is relatively spare and understated and yet characterisation and plotting are excellent You ll race through it a must read

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November Road: A Novel Read ↠ 106 When people say they want to read a really good novel the kind you just can't put down this is the kind of book they mean Exceptional STEPHEN KINGBerneys emotional empathetic writing keeps the pages turningENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Reuired ReadingNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly Washington Post AARP Newsweek Dallas Morning News South Florida Sun Sentinel Chicago Public Library Real Book Spy CrimeReads Litreactor Library Journal LitHub BooklistWinner of theBarryMacavity and Anthony Awards theHammett Prize theLeft Coast Crime Lefty Award for Best Mystery Novel theOklahoma Book Award for Best Fiction Novel andtheCWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award for Best Thriller NovelSet against the assassination of JFK a poignant and evocative crime novel that centers on a desperate cat and mouse chase across 1960s Americaa story of unexpected connections daring possibilities and the hope of second chances from the Edgar Award winning author of The. It s hard not to notice a full page ad for a book in the New York Times Book Review And when the title surfaces in publishing industry buzz as well any reviewer would find it hard to avoid taking a look Certainly I did Then when I found out that the plot revolves around one of the seminal historical events of the past century I had no choice That book rose to the top of my must read list It certainly didn t hurt either that one of the author s previous novels won a slew of major literary awards It s no mystery then why I rushed to read Lou Berney s November Road as soon as possible after its publicationIt s a crime story a love story a deeply American storyWhat a delight to learn that the book is simply terrific This goes a long way toward explaining the buzz in literary circles and at the publisher that placed the ad Surely it also reinforced word of mouth which is the surest route to steady sales Fellow author Megan Abbott noted that It s a crime story a love story a deeply American story She might also have mentioned that it s an historical novel The story is built around one of the most prominent conspiracy theories regarding the assassination of President John F Kennedy And that s a subject guaranteed to capture a great deal of attention Need I add that it got mineGangsters and JFK s assassinationIn the five decades since JFK s murder many Americans have continued to doubt that the Warren Commission got to the bottom of the story The lone assassin hypothesis stretches credulity in a number of ways Among those who think about such things the favorite alternative culprits are the CIA the Mafia the Russians the Cubans and Lyndon Johnson In my own reading on the subject I ve come to believe that the most credible explanation is that men within the CIA are the most likely to have been responsible for the assassination See my review of Mary s Mosaic by Peter Janney Why did JFK die The most convincing explanation I ve ever read But for Lou Berney the Mafia clearly makes for a better storyA thug with a heart of goldBerney s protagonist Frank Guidry is Carlos Marcello s man Marcello ran the New Orleans crime family for four decades Wikipedia notes that Credible investigators mob figures Robert F Kennedy and the Federal Bureau of Investigation reportedly believed Marcello masterminded the 1963 assassination of President John F Kennedy that gangsters killed JFK In November Road Frank is charged with helping Marcello to clean up after the murder eliminating any evidence that leads back to him The assignment sets Guidry off on a cross country chase that threatens him and the woman he falls in love with Charlotte is fleeing her feckless husband in Oklahoma with her two young daughters in tow Their journey together with Frank is the central thread of the plotBerney paints his characters with great skill and subtlety These are not one dimensional figures placed in the story to move the plot along but living breathing human beings And his pacing of the tale is flawless November Road is a superior example of the thriller writer s craftAbout the authorLou Berney is an accomplished writer He won several awards for The Long and Faraway Gone a thriller published in 2015 He s also the author of numerous short stories in major literary publications and has published a book of short stories as well Megan Abbott has called him One of the most talented crime novelists working today


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    [ November Road: A Novel] Free ä Lou Berney I noticed this book on a number of best book lists for Fall 2018 reading. I wasn’t crazy about the plot link to the Kennedy assassination – I had read Stephen King’s excellent “11/22/63” and thought that was enough for me. But after scanning a couple of Nov Rd reviews I decided to give it a try; I’m glad I did and I will read at least one other Berney book, “The Long and Faraway Gone”.

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