Friday with the Friends - Book Club

  • April 13, 2012
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Hibiscus Room - 3rd Floor, WPB Public Library


Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin

In the 1970s, Larry Ott and Silas "32" Jones were boyhood pals in a small town in rural Mississippi. Their worlds were as different as night and day: Larry was the child of lower-middle-class white parents, and Silas, the son of a poor, black single mother. But then Larry took a girl to a drive-in movie and she was never seen or heard from again. He never confessed . . . and was never charged.

More than twenty years have passed. Larry lives a solitary, shunned existence, never able to rise above the whispers of suspicion. Silas has become the town constable. And now another girl has disappeared, forcing two men who once called each other "friend" to confront a past they've buried for decades.

11:30 - 12:00 - Book Chatter

12:00 - 1:00 - Moderated Book Discussion


The discussion will be moderated by West Palm Beach Public Library's Book Goddess, Tina Maura. 


This is a brown-bag lunch event.  Bring your own lunch or purchase lunch before you arrive from the Library Café or any downtown Merchant.


This event is free and open to Friends members and the public.  All are welcome.

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