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An All Day Hanging and Dinner on the Ground
An All Day Hanging and Dinner on the Ground Author:Roy F. Chalker, Sr. From the haunting story of the hanging of Leeland Kerry in a small South Georgia county seat in 1920, to the whimsical tale of a little Christmas tree which decorated itself, this book is a testimony to Roy Claker's ability to write. Though this book can't be categorized, its common thread is nostalgia. His characters bring yesterday vividly t... more »o life.
On these pages, you'll find Dr. Alexander Q. Pirkle, a traveling wart remover who almost removed one wart too many; Uncle Stark, a no-account farmer who became rich without really trying; Mad Jerry Medlock, a devil-may-care kind of fellow who tried in vain to outsmart Sheriff Elbert Huggins; and Bonnie Gretchel and Fleur de Melba, two sisters who really know how to make camp meeting interesting.
You'll almost smell the vanilla ice cream and Coca Cola syrup swirled around by a ceiling fan in the corner drugstore; Miss Clara and Mr. Spindler will come to lfe as you tour an old general store; and you can almost feel the ground shaking as an old steam train whistles its way into the station.
You'll be entertained, you'll be moed to tears, you'll chuckle, you'll laugh aloud, you'll stop and think. And when you've finished reading, you'll be glad you did.« less