ABOUT THIS BOOK
PUBLICATION DATE: August 16, 2012
By (author) Matt Bondurant
The Bondurant Boys were notorious gangster brothers who ran liquor though Franklin County during Prohibition. LAWLESS is their story. Based on the true account of Matt Bondurant’s grandfather and two granduncles, this is a gripping tale of bootlegging, brotherhood and revenge.
Reviews of Lawless
Thick with the kind of blood-soaked descriptions that would do Cormac McCarthy proud. - Wall Street Journal
Matt Bondurant’s novel The Wettest County in the World (Scribner 2008) was a New York Times Editor’s Pick, and San Francisco Chronicle Best 50 Books of the Year. A former John Gardner Fellow in Fiction at Bread Loaf, Kingsbury Fellow at Florida State, and Walter E. Dakin Fellow at Sewanee, Matt’s short fiction has been published in journals such as Prairie Schooner, The New England Review, and Glimmer Train, and he has recently held residencies at Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony. He currently lives in Texas.