Download e-book for kindle: A Dust Bowl Tale of Bonnie and Clyde (A Short Story) by James Lee Burke

By James Lee Burke

From James Lee Burke, known as "America's most sensible novelist" through The Denver submit, comes a new e-short a couple of younger man's come across with the notorious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow—a tale that turns into the 1st bankruptcy in Burke's upcoming novel Wayfaring Stranger.

Sixteen-year-old Weldon Holland has needed to develop up speedy as he attempts to aid his family members within the aftermath of the rural catastrophe of the dirt Bowl.

One evening, a carload of strangers appears to be like at the Hollands' estate, sporting the air of incipient threat beneath a veneer of pleasantries. Weldon unearths himself inexplicably interested in the gang of trespassing vagabonds—who, regardless of being camped out on a hidden riverbank in the course of nowhere, force the costliest car that Weldon has ever noticeable.

In the insufferable, rainless warmth of a dirt Bowl summer season, Weldon will locate himself combined up in an stumble upon with the notorious financial institution robbers Bonnie and Clyde—an come upon that alterations the process Weldon's life...and historical past itself.

Rich with legal and social historical past of the yank West and a tender boy's fight to develop into a guy, "A airborne dirt and dust Bowl story of Bonnie and Clyde" is simply the start of Weldon Holland's tale.

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That has a familiar ring,” she said. ” “Right here, in New York,” Peter said. ” “It’s not a boarding school,” Peter pointed out. Stone intervened. “Peter now has a home in New York,” he said. Arrington was looking back and forth between them, her brow furrowed. “It has a performing arts program, including a film school. ” she asked Stone. “Only the part about his living with me while he’s in school. ” “Let me think about it,” Arrington said. SON OF STONE “And I want to be eighteen,” Peter said.

7 S tone was still in bed, having breakfast and reading the Times, when Peter knocked and came into his room. “Good morning,” Stone said. ” “I rarely sleep late,” Peter said. ” “That’s industrious. ” Peter looked at the four paintings of New York scenes on Stone’s bedroom wall. “I like these pictures,” he said. “They were painted by your grandmother,” Stone replied. ” “I’m impressed,” Peter said, looking at them more closely. ” “I just talked to Ben. There’s a heist-film festival at some place called the Film Forum—The Killers, The Asphalt Jungle, like that.

Yes. ” SON OF STONE “I’ve heard of it, of course,” Stone said. ” “It’s performing-arts oriented, and they have a good film school,” Peter said. ” “You’ll still be only eighteen,” Stone pointed out. “Yes, but I’ll look older. I’ll have achieved my full height by then and filled out some, and I’m already shaving. ” “No, but I’m interested in actors, because that’s who I want to work with. And they have a director’s program. ” “That sounds like a very good plan to me. ” “Knickerbocker isn’t a boarding school,” Peter replied, then sat silently while he let that sink in.

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