Paper Moon Author:Joe David Brown (from back of book) — MEET ADDIE PRAY- — an eleven-year-old orphan of monumental shrewdness and one of the world's youngest con artists. Addie and "Long Boy", who may or may not be hr daddy, travel the back roads of the South in the darkest days of the Depression "doing business"--or rather giving the business to the right number of fools they me... more »et along the way. What a team of gentle sharpsters--they can slip a waitress a five-dollar bill and come back with fifty bucks in change!
Here is one of the most engaging pieces of fiction to come down the pike in a long. long time-- as warm, funny, hard-edged, and no-nonsense as its remarkable heroine.« less