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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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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