Great story! Great read. Always a good time with the population of Maggody
Great book! Very funny in all the mannerisms and conversation... laughed out loud many times! And the mystery 'who dun it' part was great too.
From Publishers Weekly: "Some of the hardier citizens of Maggody, Ark., take on Manhattan and triumph. Ruby Bee Hanks visits New York for the finals of the Krazy KoKo-Nut cook-off, but ends up in jail for shooting a naked man in her bed. Daughter Arly grudgingly comes to the rescue, even though doing so means returning to the scene of her failed marriage. Arly finds the food fest to be considerably less exciting than the promotional literature promised; held in the seedy and almost empty Chadwick Hotel, it proves a chaotic disappointment to both the contestants and the young people organizing it at the orders of their superiors, now conveniently out of the country. A teenage nymphomaniac, murder, drugs, a disappearing body, two love affairs and some unsporting shenanigans among the contestants make for confusion that only Arly can untangle, somewhat to the dissatisfaction of the local cops. .....a rousing success in one of the best "country hicks vs. city slickers" stories in a long time." Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.