Lay down my sword and shield: Hackberry Holland Series, Book 1

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Texan Hack Holland, a political candidate, becomes involved with the civil rights movement, a stand that forces him to reassess his priorities and goals. Reprint.
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Grouping Title lay down my sword and shield
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display_description Vintage James Lee Burke: The first novel introducing the memorable Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, coming of age against the backdrop of the civil rights era in a sultry border town.
In hot and sultry Texas, Hack, an attorney and Korean War POW, is being pushed by his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends in the oil business to run for political office. But Hack would prefer to drink, look after his beloved horses, and represent the occasional long-shot pro bono case at his law firm. When Hack attempts to overturn a conviction for an old army buddy, he finds himself embroiled in the seamy underbelly of the Texas patronage system—and in the earliest beginnings of the United Farm Workers movement, led by a beautiful woman who speaks to his heart in a way no one else has. As Hack begins to bring justice to the underserved, he finds both a new love and a new purpose.

With his skillful blend of engaging plotlines, compelling characters, and graceful prose, James Lee Burke demonstrates the shimmering clarity of vision that has made him beloved by suspense fans all over the globe.
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Civil rights -- Fiction, Elections -- Texas -- Fiction, Ex-prisoners of war -- Texas -- Fiction, Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Veterans -- Fiction, Politicians -- Fiction, Politicians -- Texas -- Fiction, Texas -- Fiction, Texas -- Politics and government -- Fiction
title_display Lay down my sword and shield
title_full Lay Down My Sword and Shield Hackberry Holland Series, Book 1, Lay down my sword and shield / by James Lee Burke, Lay down my sword and shield [sound recording] / James Lee Burke
title_short Lay down my sword and shield
title_sub Hackberry Holland Series, Book 1
topic_facet Audiobooks, Civil rights, Elections, Ex-prisoners of war, Fiction, Korean War, 1950-1953, Literature, Mystery, Politicians, Politics and government, Suspense, Veterans