A Virtual Festival Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7, 2021

James Lee Burke



James McDavid

Appearing Courtesy of the Cunningham Family

James Lee Burke is a New York Times best-selling author, two-time winner of the Edgar Award for mystery writing and the Grand Master Award, an honor within the Edgar Award given by the Mystery Writers of America. He has also been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and been awarded the Guggenheim Fellowship. 

Burke's latest novel, "A Private Cathedral," was released in August and is his 40th book, including 38 novels and two short-story collections. "Another Kind of Eden" will be released in August, 2021. One of his novels, "Two for Texas," was adapted into a television series by TNT, and two of his novels have been adapted into films, "Heaven's Prisoners" and "In the Electric Mist." He lives in Missoula, Mont.

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Grand Master of Mystery James Lee Burke
Award-winning author James Lee Burke uses characters as complex as Dave Robicheaux and Billy Bob Holland and settings as interesting New Orleans and Texas to create mysteries that provide strong action underpinned with a strong spiritual message.

Tucson Medical Center Stage (Seats 1000)
Sat, Mar 6, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mystery / Thrillers

Panelist: James Lee Burke
Moderator: Christine Burke

Books:
A Private Cathedral
A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Simon and Schuster
August 2020
ISBN 9781982151683
Hardcover, 384 pages
$28.00, INSTORE
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The New Iberia Blues
A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Mystery / Thrillers
Simon and Schuster
January 2020
ISBN 9781501176890
Paperback, 464 pages

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Early Childhood Learning is Essential
Marshall Foundation

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