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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 b spanish fly recounts the adventures of one young jim mcgreary a poor but strapping young man who grows up in the depression era dustb

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Rink of war Jack’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 Very very entertaining and a good way to learn about some of the thousands of ways to con people Set in the US during the 2nd World W

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With them instead Together 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 Someone is being set I wasn t sure I d like this or get into it but it was a good read an interesting story and a bit of fun The characters were a bit two


10 thoughts on “Spanish Fly

  1. says:

    Growing up in Texas during the Great Depression Jack McGreary is a very bright young man with an erratic father who's fallen hard for the Drake Gold scam His father's dreams of a building a house have gone up with the dust of topsoil that blow

  2. says:

    spanish fly recounts the adventures of one young jim mcgreary a poor but strapping young man who grows up in the depression era dustbowl in the US in the blink and you miss it town of paradise flats its residents suckered by speculators who promised it would be a boom town jack's grown up not having much of anything and at the age o

  3. says:

    Best known for his humorous travel writing Will Ferguson shifted away from his preferred genre and wrote a historical fiction book set during The Great Depression Ferguson's writing isn't dumbed down to Dan Brown levels but it won't leave you reaching for a dictionary at every turn of the page either This story follows three profes

  4. says:

    Humor and a wonderfully entertaining look at depression era America and the scam game Characters were 3D and attractive A lot of research must have been done to include so much detail of the era Some fabulous phrases Suprising ending One of my top ten reads

  5. says:

    Very very entertaining and a good way to learn about some of the thousands of ways to con people Set in the US during the 2nd World War before the US entered the war but the war is only a backdrop this is not a war novel The ending seemed a bit out of step with the tone of the book and the storyline to that point

  6. says:

    I enjoyed this book so much than I expected After the first few pages I wasn't sure if was for me but in the end I couldn't put it down I thought it was much better than Happiness

  7. says:

    I liked it It wasn't that unpredictable but was funny and the narratorreader was excellent The music on the audiodisc was a nice surprise too

  8. says:

    Wonderful writing Ferguson's turn of phrase had me laughing all the way Just a great story teller

  9. says:

    I wasn't sure I'd like this or get into it but it was a good read an interesting story and a bit of fun The characters were a bit two dimensional but I wanted to be entertained and so they didn't disappoint and I'll remember them for a long time Virgil and Rose travelling state to state pulling cons and then they bring in Jack I like the transformation of Jack his growth his uick thinking and his decision in the end The cons were interestin

  10. says:

    The Depression the dustbowl a handful of con artists Spanish Fly is a compelling read hilarious rich in historical detail and oh so smart Will Ferguson makes me feel like I'm watching a card trick the way he keeps on surprising me e

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