The Resource Fay: : a novel, (electronic resource)

Fay: : a novel, (electronic resource)

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Fay: : a novel
Title
Fay:
Title remainder
a novel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
She's had no education, hardly any shelter, and you can't call what her father's been trying to give her since she grew up "love." So, at the ripe age of seventeen, Fay Jones leaves home. She lights out alone, wearing her only dress and rotting sneakers, carrying a purse with a half pack of cigarettes and two dollar bills. Even in 1985 Mississippi, two dollars won't go far on the road. She's headed for the bright lights and big times and even she knows she needs help getting there. But help's not hard to come by when you look like Fay. There's a highway patrolman who gives her a lift, with a detour to his own place. There are truck drivers who pull over to pick her up, no questions asked. There's a crop duster pilot with money for a night or two on the town. And finally there's a strip joint bouncer who deals on the side. At the end of this suspenseful, compulsively readable novel, there are five dead bodies stacked up in Fay's wake. Fay herself is sighted for the last time in New Orleans. She'll make it, whatever making it means, because Fay's got what it takes: beauty, a certain kind of innocent appeal, and the instinct for survival. Set mostly in the seedy beach bars, strip joints, and massage parlors of Biloxi, Mississippi, back before the casinos took over, Fay is a novel that only Larry Brown, the reigning king of Grit Lit, could have written
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1951-2004
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Brown, Larry
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Children of migrant laborers
  • Teenage girls
  • Hitchhiking
  • Electronic books
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Label
Fay: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689190
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11689190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11689190
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fay: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11689190
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11689190
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11689190
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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