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Farr Point

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The smell of oil is in the air, and so is murder, when eighteen-year-old Eddie Tipton arrives in a small Texas town with his widowed mother in 1950. Eddie and his teacher mother take rooms in the home of Texas oil widow, Faye Ruth Collier, leading to a surprising relationship between Eddie and Faye Ruth. Eddie spends time with handyman, Ned Cotton and soon learns that Mrs. ...more
Kindle Edition, 160 pages
Published (first published February 27th 2011)
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Al
May 27, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: kindle, read-2011
Small towns like the imaginary "Farr Point" have a strange dynamic. It is only a slight exaggeration saying everyone knows everyone else and everybody knows everyone else’s business. They can also seem insular, with few outsiders moving in and out. Sixty years ago, when this story takes place, this would have been even more true than today. Drop newcomer Eddie Tipton into a school where he’ll be looked on suspiciously, not only for being a newcomer, but also the son of the new teacher in town, a ...more
Joleene Naylor
Aug 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing
In this coming of age story, Eddie Tipton, a teacher's son, is in his last year of high school. he and his mother have just moved to Farr Point, Texas, land of oil. Dalliances with his much old landlady leave hims conscience torn, meanwhile his curiosity is piqued about the death of her husband, and his heart is broken over the loss of his best friend.

Farr Point was a good read, that was well paced and seemed to fly by (too fast!) I couldn't put it down and especially enjoyed Sam Haven's wonderf
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