by John Brincefield
Explores the family life of Sylvester P. Goode in a story punctuated with scriptural footnotes. Sylvester and his parents are all doing their own thing, dealing with their own issues. He lives with a single mom who is sold out to her church while his long-departed dad has found religion and is preaching in Africa. When the story shifts to the future, Sylvester, his mom and dad are reunited.