Soup Author:Robert Newton Peck "When it came to getting the two of us in trouble, Soup was a regular genius...Soup was my best pal. His real and righteous name was Luther Wesley Vinson, but nobody called him Luther. He didn't like it. I called him Luther just once, which prompted Soup to break me of a very bad habit before it really got formed. As soon as the swelling went ou... more »t of my lip, I called him Soup instead of Thoop."
Here are the stories of that friendship, and of all the troubles--stories from a boyhood filled with barrels to roll in, apples to whip, windows to break, ropes to bind prisoners, acorn pipes, and ten-cent Saturday movies. It was a time when the days seemed a little bit longer; life a little simpler. But then as always nothing was quite as important as a best friend.« less