The Least Preacher by Janice Daugharty
Approx. 7,400 words.
Published on July 7, 2010.
"There is a lot of red clay and long nights in every line Janice Daugharty puts on paper." Pat Conroy
Duncan finds his lost faith hiking the roads to country churches with his nephew, who he passes off as the world's littlest preacher. Duncan used to be a preacher himself; his father was too. But as he tells the boy, "You gotta have a hook, or else be called. And you gotta leave the women alone