Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter

Book:   Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin 
Main Character:  Silas Jones and Larry Ott
Published:  2010 – Pages:  288

Description:  Silas Jones and Larry Ott have known each other since their late 1970s childhood when Silas lived with his mother in a cabin on land owned by Larry’s father. At school they could barely acknowledge one another, Silas being black and Larry white, but they secretly formed a bond hunting, fishing, and just being boys in the woods. When a girl goes missing after going on a date with Larry, he is permanently marked as dangerous despite the lack of evidence linking him to her disappearance, and the two boys go their separate ways. Twenty-five years later, Silas is the local constable, and when another girl disappears, Larry, an auto mechanic with few customers and fewer friends, is once again a person of interest..

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