Spanish Fly

Version: Unabridged
Author: Will Ferguson
Narrator: David Aaron Baker
Genres: Fiction & Literature
Publisher: Recorded Books
Published In: November 2009
# of Units: 12 CDs
Length: 14 hours
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Overview

Will Ferguson's Spanish Fly was long-listed for an IMPAC Dublin Award and short-listed for a Leacock Medal for humor. Times are tough for young Jack McGreary in the American Dust Bowl. Living with his father, Jack is only getting by thanks to a solid repertoire of cons and scams. Everything gets shaken up, though, when shysters Virgil Ray and Miss Rose roll into town. Recognizing them as first-class scam artists, Jack gleefully joins their criminal band. Soon a budding romance between Jack and Miss Rose begins to bloom, but is it on the up-and-up?

Author Details

Author Details

Ferguson, Will

Will Ferguson is the author of several books, including the critically acclaimed travel memoir "Hokkaido Highway Blues; Hitchhiking japan"; and the controversial cultural critique "Why I Hate Canadians". His first three books were plucked from the slush pile. "Happiness(TM)" is his first novel and has already been translated into more than a dozen languages around the world. He lives in Calgary, in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.