The wackiest characters this side of Mayberry stumble through misadventures with Southern wit and audacity.
Leonard, Elvis, and Jelly, the main characters, find themselves in one catastrophe after another; a holdup, a pickle eating contest, a giant snake and the capture of a Chinese troll as well as the ordinary problems of life. The stories are told by the Preacher who is the narrator.
Kind hearts and good intentions clash with reality and mess-ups in this zany glimpse of rural america as it was and still is in a place called The Pour House Cafe in Maple Hill, Tennessee.
"This book is to entertainment what cornbread is to black-eyed peas." Elvis Wilbanks