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Lay Down My Sword and Shield

(1971)
(The first book in the Hackberry Holland series)
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'As I stood there on my front porch that hot, breathless July day, leaning against the column with the six bullet holes, now worn and smooth, I could see Hack's whitewashed marker under the pin oaks in the Holland family cemetery... Four generations of my family were buried there.' Hack Holland is a product of the South, both old and new. Hard drinking ex POW and wealthy, progressive Democrat, he stands in the long shadow cast by his ancestors. When Holland's candidacy for a congressional seat brings him increasingly into conflict with those around him, his almost unwitting involvement with a violent civil rights conflict forces him to reassess his future and his past...

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

September 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-8488-1779-6 / 978-0-8488-1779-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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1971 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-690-48703-7 / 978-0-690-48703-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crowell
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Paperback Editions

February 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lay Down My SWORD and SHIELD (A Holland Family Novel)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4391-6545-9 / 978-1-4391-6545-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
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September 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield (Hackberry Holland)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-7528-4269-2 / 978-0-7528-4269-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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June 1999 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-7868-8950-0 / 978-0-7868-8950-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion
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October 1995 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-7868-8039-2 / 978-0-7868-8039-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion
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September 1989 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 0-88150-150-6 / 978-0-88150-150-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Countryman Pr
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Audio Editions

June 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield: The Hackberry Holland Novels, book 1 (Hackberry Holland Novels, 1)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-5082-9372-4 / 978-1-5082-9372-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
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September 2013 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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September 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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September 2013 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4712-4316-8 / 978-1-4712-4316-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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February 2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4423-0370-0 / 978-1-4423-0370-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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February 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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February 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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2010 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield by James Lee Burke Unabridged CD Audiobook
Author(s): James Lee Burke
ISBN: 1-4407-8000-5 / 978-1-4407-8000-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

November 2010 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield (Hackberry Holland Book 1)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Orion
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April 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lay Down My Sword and Shield (Hackberry Holland Book 1)
Author(s): James Lee Burke
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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