South of Main Street by Robert Gately


Henry Wolff regularly climbs out of his upstairs bedroom window. The neighbors think it strange that a grown man enjoys a Tarzan like swing from the roof, but then again, they all think Henry is a little strange. Recently widowed, Henry is an emotionally challenged father being sued by his daughter for financial control of the estate. Henry must prove he is normal – not an easy thing to do when you are not. Henry is different, not quite normal, not quite special. Rumors explaining his behavior run from PTSD in Vietnam to losing his son to SIDS. But Henry has a special gift. In a town divided by the have and have-nots, Henry alone can inspire and touch even the most jaded lost soul. But when tragedy strikes, can he unite his own family?


Henry is not exactly right, whether from Vietnam or from the death of his son, he is just not all there. One of his adult daughters is trying to prove he is unable to take control of the money from his wife’s estate. This rip in his family is about all he can take.

I loved, loved, loved Henry! He is not quite right in the head, but his heart is amazing. I was immediately taken in by Henry. He is determined for nothing to stop him and he goes about it the best way he knows how. He gets a job at the pharmacy. He starts help people out, the wrong way…. this gives his daughter ammunition.

This story is so heartwarming and heart wrenching at the same time. You want Henry to get what he deserves without all this hullabaloo. But, as we all know, life doesn’t work out the way we plan. Everyone needs to read this sweet read, just to get to know Henry. He is a character not soon forgotten.

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I am an avid reader and paper crafter. I am a mom of 2 children, 5 dogs and 1 cat. I am a huge St. Louis Cardinals Fan
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