A charming, moving road trip tale for fans of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The Hundred Year Old Man WhoClimbed Out of the Window and DisappearedNancy Skidmore has Alzheimer's and her oldest friend Eugene Chaney III once more a purpose in life: to end hers. When the moment for Gene to take Nancy to her desired death in Coffeeville arrives, she is unexpectedly admitted to the secure unit of a nursing home and he has to call upon his two remaining friends to help break her out: one his godson, a disgraced weatherman in the throes of a midlife crisis, and the other an ex-army marksman officially dead for 40 years. On a tour bus once stolen from Paul McCartney, and joined by a young orphan boy searching for lost family, the band of misfits career toward Mississippi through a landscape of war, euthanasia, communism, religion, and racism, and along the way discover the true meaning of love, family, and—most important of all—friendship. Charming, uplifting, and profoundly moving, Last Bus to Coffeeville is a funny story about sad things.
Oldcastle Books; January 2015
- ISBN 9781843442684
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- Title: Last Bus to Coffeeville
- Author: J. Paul Henderson
Imprint: No Exit
About The Author
J Paul Henderson spent four years in Mississippi, leaving with a doctorate in 20thC US History and more knowledge of Darlington Hoopes than was arguably necessary. (Hoopes was a Pennsylvanian socialist and the last presidential candidate of the American Socialist Party).