by Rita C. Mercer Earl has a serious problem of complaining how he cant understand why he cant look like his father, BigFoot! He meets his only friend, Joey the Horsefly. But will their friendship last through all the mishaps and complaining? Does Earl ever learn that no matter what a friend looks like, a friend is the best to have in a world that is falling apart by the Civil War and all the tribulations of it? ABOUT THE AUTHOR I am fifty-eight years old and married to JC Mercer Sr. We moved in 1968 to live in Fresno, California, until March of 2006. We now make our home in the enchantingly cute town of Carrizoao, New Mexico. I have two adult sons: JC Mercer Jr. and Robert C. Mercer; a daughter-in-law, Michelle; and grandsons Jacob and Josh. Anyone who loves the southern language will love this book. I myself have always been charmed by the language of the South and will continue to always write with a southern tone and style. (2007, paperback, 44 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.