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James Lee Burke

Born: 5-Dec-1936
Birthplace: Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Dave Robicheaux series

Wife: Pearl
Daughter: Alafair Burke (law professor/novelist)

    University: University of Southwest Louisiana (attended 1955-57)
    University: BA, University of Missouri (1959)
    University: MA, University of Missouri (1960)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1989

Author of books:
To the Bright and Shining Sun (1970, novel)
Lay Down My Sword and Shield (1971, novel)
The Convict (1985, short stories, 500 copies printed)
The Lost Get-Back Boogie (1986, novel)
The Neon Rain (1987, novel, Robicheaux)
Heaven's Prisoners (1988, novel, Robicheaux)
Black Cherry Blues (1989, novel)
A Morning for Flamingoes (1990, novel, Robicheaux)
A Stained White Radiance (1992, novel, Robicheaux)
In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead (1993, novel)
Dixie City Jam (1994, novel, Robicheaux)
Burning Angel (1995, novel)
Half of Paradise (1995, novel)
Two for Texas (1995, novel)
The Convict: A Novel (1995, novel)
Cadillac Jukebox (1996, novel)
Cimarron Rose: A Novel (1997, novel, Billy Bob Holland)
Sunset Limited (1998, novel)
Heartwood (1999, novel, Billy Bob Holland)
Purple Cane Road (2000, novel)
Bitterroot (2001, novel, Billy Bob Holland)
Jolie Blon's Bounce (2002, novel, Robicheaux)
White Doves at Morning (2002, novel)
Last Car to Elysian Fields (2003, novel, Robicheaux)
In the Moon of Red Ponies (2004, novel, Billy Bob Holland)
Crusader's Cross (2005, novel, Robicheaux)
Pegasus Descending (2006, novel, Robicheaux)
The Tin Roof Blowdown (2007, novel, Robicheaux)
Jesus Out to Sea (2007, short stories)

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