Big Old Sun Author:Robert Faherty Tobacco Road carryings on in the untamed Florida Keys. — Deaver made room for her on the steps of the shack. They sat there, silent in the lazy night air until Sylla yawned. — "I think you don't know nothing about girls, Deaver." — "Who told you that. I know things I don't talk about all the time. Nobody can fool me, leastways not about girls." — "I... more » reckon you're right, you big old pretty boy." She slid over closer to him. "Deaver, you been fixing to buy somebody a ring in Key West?"
"I didn't ever think about that."
"Think about it then." She slipped her arm around him. "Pretty boy, I don't go around loving anybody that ain't a friend to me."
He lifted her up and held her tight. Then his lips touched hers...
BIG OLD SUN is the story of voluptuous, seventeen-year-old Sylla who belonged to one man and wanted another...and of the easy-going Florida crackers who lived for loafing, liquor and loving.« less