Diminished Capacity

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Berkley Books, 1995 - Fiction - 246 pages
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Old Rollie Zerbs was voted "the strangest man in Missouri, " but he turned the honor down, calling it a "popularity contest." He baits hooks in the Mississippi that connect to a typewriter, so the fish can write poems. And he has old newspapers stacked up to his ceiling because...well, who knows?

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User Review  - kaitanya64 - LibraryThing

This is one of the funniest books I have read. The author sparks non sequitars left and right. The story is a rousing, feel good adventure that had me laughing out loud and cheering for the good guys ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Fanny Flagg meets W.P. Kinsella in Kiraly's (California Rush, 1990) whimsical account of an eccentric midwestern family, their various predicaments, and the solution to these via a rare baseball card ... Read full review


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Sherwood Kiraly is a novelist and screenwriter. He is also the author of Diminished Capacity and Big Babies. He lives in Laguna Beach, California.

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