Crooked letter, crooked letter : A Novel. / Tom Franklin.
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- ISBN: 9780062048745 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2010.
Tom Franklin's extraordinary talent has been hailed by the leading lights of contemporary literature--Philip Roth, Richard Ford, Lee Smith, and Dennis Lehane. Reviewers have called his fiction "ingenious" (USA Today) and "compulsively readable" (Memphis Commercial Appeal). His narrative power and flair for character-ization have been compared to the likes of Harper Lee, Flannery O'Connor, Elmore Leonard, and Cormac McCarthy. Now the Edgar Award-winning author returns with his most accomplished and resonant novel so far--an atmospheric drama set in rural Mississippi. In the late 1970s, Larry Ott and Silas "32" Jones were boyhood pals. Their worlds were as different as night and day: Larry, the child of lower-middle-class white parents, and Silas, the son of a poor, single black mother. Yet for a few months the boys stepped outside of their circumstances and shared a special bond. But then tragedy struck: Larry took a girl on a date to a drive-in...
Electronic reproduction. New York : William Morrow Paperbacks, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 841 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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