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Description - Spanish Fly by Will Ferguson

Raised by his father in the dying town of Paradise Flats, Jack McGreary has learned to live by his wits. The year is 1939. Drought has turned America's heartland into a dust bowl, and the world is on the brink of war. ack's father wants him to head north to Canada to sign up in the fight against Fascism. But when a pair of fast-talking swindlers named Virgil and Miss Rose blow through town, Jack falls in with them instead. ogether, they go on a crime spree across the Southwest, staging a series of inventive and often hilarious cons, while sexual tension between Jack and Miss Rose grows... omeone is being set up.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846551253
ISBN-10: 1846551250
Format: Hardback
(241mm x 157mm x 35mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Harvill Secker
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Will Ferguson

Will Ferguson is a graduate of Toronto's York Film School. He spent five years in Japan and has lived in Ecuador, South America and every region of Canada. His debut novel, Happiness was sold into twenty-six languages around the world and short-listed for a Commonwealth Writers' Award. He is also author of the critically acclaimed travel memoir, Hokkaido Highway Blues.

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