The Last Queen of the Gypsies
The book interweaves the stories of its main characters, Lester Ray, a fourteen-year-old boy who was deserted by his mother when he was a baby and has now escaped his abusive alcoholic father, and Minnie, a woman who was abandoned by her Gypsy family of migrant fruit pickers when she was eleven while they journey on parallel quests to find families they never really knew. It ranges from the Great Depression to the new millennium, and from the panhandle of Florida, where the novel is basically set, to New York City during WWII, to the Georgia and Carolina coast, to Fort Myers and south Florida.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.