The jealous kind a novel
—Burke, James Lee, 1936- author.
Book On CD
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On its surface, life in Houston is as you would expect: drive-in restaurants, souped-up cars, jukeboxes, teenagers discovering their sexuality. But beneath the glitz and superficial normalcy, a class war has begun, and it is nothing like the conventional portrayal of the decade. Against this backdrop Aaron Holland Broussard discovers the poignancy of first love and a world of violence he did not know existed. When Aaron spots the beautiful and gifted Valerie Epstein fighting with her boyfriend, Grady Harrelson, at a Galveston drive-in, he inadvertently challenges the power of the Mob and one of the richest families in Texas. He also discovers he must find the courage his father had found as an American soldier in the Great War.

Item Details
First loves -- Fiction.
Social classes -- Fiction.
Texas -- History -- 1951- -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Other Authors:
Patton, Will, narrator.
Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm), publisher.
10 audio discs (12 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical 1.4 m. per second stereo Digital recording
audio file CD audio
Compact discs.
Read by Will Patton.
Link to PAC
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