cover image The Lost Get-Back Boogie

The Lost Get-Back Boogie

James Lee Burke. Henry Holt & Company, $8.95 (241pp) ISBN 978-0-8050-0541-7

During the 1960s, a Korean War veteran is released from a Louisiana prison farm after serving a term formanslaughter. While visiting his acid-dropping buddy, he battles between adjusting to straight life and doing what might send him back to jail. A ""wonderful novel,'' PW wrote. (October)