About the Book
Fredrick Overall was one of those surprise babies, born to a 39 year old mom and 40 year old dad. He was a nuisance to his older siblings as well as his father, but dearly loved by his mom. Born into a family of strapping athletes, “Frail Freddy” as he became known, uses his brilliant but quirky mind to cope with his family and outwit a town filled with corrupt politicians. After tragedy strikes his family, he educates himself and builds a dynamic and very successful business. Fredrick’s humor and insight into human nature make him a formidable enemy to the power brokers in the town of Pressley, Texas
About the Author
Dale McMillan grew up during the Great Depression in deep East Texas on a small poor dirt farm. It was there that he learned how to live off the land from his parents. After graduating from college, he spent many years in Houston, Texas working in the Petro Chemical Industry in a research environment. Now retired, he has moved to a small farm in Henderson, Texas, where he lives with his wife Janell, son Paul and three granddaughters, Claudia, Maggie and Isabella. Mr. McMillan is a member of the East Texas Storytellers Guild and the East Texas Antique Tractor and Engine Association.