Bakersfield: Short read Two hours or more (65-100 pages) (Americana Series Book 1)
Wayne Sundowner’s life unravels after his mother abandons him at the police station and only his Grandma Cathy agrees to take custody of him. Stuck in Bakersfield, Wayne learns details of his past that enrage him even more.
An acquaintance, Rex Lafyte, tries to mentor Wayne by offering him work and a lot of advice. But Rex has problems of his own, including trying to help his dying mother and as a result, owing a lot of money to unseemly characters.
And why is a federal agent after Rex?
Bakersfield is Book 1 in the Americana Series, which takes a look at America during different phases of its history. Each book in the series can be read as a stand alone.