Johnny Southpaw McGrath used to be a happy,ordinary teenager living in a rural Mississippi town called Goonberry Gulch. He went to school, church, had a girlfriend and, most importantly, he played baseball. Then things went terribly wrong
With his father missing on the battlefields of Europe, his mother dead from cancer, and the bank days away from foreclosing on the family farm, Johnny finds himself destined for an orphanage. Unable to accept his father is dead, and refusing to go to the orphanage, Johnny flees into the woods, where the voice of an old man lures him to an abandoned farm.
Here he meets Charles Haddes, a fly-laden spirit with an unbelievable story about a town just a mere two day walk thru the Goonberry Gulch Woods, a town not on any map, a town inhabited by the walking dead.
if yuh wanna know about yer Pa, yuh gotta go up to Limbo. Pray that he aint there, but look anyways. If yuh dont see him, then yuh aint no orphan.
If yuh do see him, than at least yuhll know