Cool Hand Luke: A Novel

Cool Hand Luke: A Novel

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by Donn Pearce
     
 

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Out of his experiences working on a chain gang, Donn Pearce created Cool Hand Luke, war hero turned "pretty evil feller," whose refusal to "git his mind right" becomes part of his fellow convicts' mythology of survival.

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Out of his experiences working on a chain gang, Donn Pearce created Cool Hand Luke, war hero turned "pretty evil feller," whose refusal to "git his mind right" becomes part of his fellow convicts' mythology of survival.

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Library Journal
Pearce's 1965 novel depicts the lives of chain gang convicts with brutal honesty. The story, of course, was the basis for the film--Pearce also wrote the screenplay--starring Paul Newman in the lead role. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306820878
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
08/18/1999
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
507,463
File size:
325 KB

Meet the Author

Donn Pearce is the author of the Academy Award- nominated screenplay of Cool Hand Luke. He lives in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Cool Hand Luke (Large Print 16pt) 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Red_Beard More than 1 year ago
This book was very interesting and enjoyable to read. The writing kept my attention thru out the whole book.
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