Book Details

A Man Called Lonesome

It’s the summer of 1969 in the tiny West Texas town of Penny. Meg Hawes is making college plans while her boyfriend, Bobby Hargrove, and his best friend, Dilly Binzwanger, enjoy a three-month reprieve from Pirate head football coach Jack Stoner. For Dilly, it’s a summer of firsts as he lands a job, a set of wheels and a date. Things couldn't be going better for the three friends until a brief encounter with the town recluse sets in motion a series of events that will not only define their summer—but who they are as well. Count on laughs and tears aplenty in this funny and touching sequel to The Football Hero.


About the Author

Jim Black

A lifelong Texan, Jim Black was born in Center, Texas, and grew up in Archer City. Today he resides in Wichita Falls with his wife, Lorrie. He is the author of several books and plays. For more information visit

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