In the town of Eatonville, a dispute between former childhood friends leads to civil unrest and a criminal trial that forces everyone to choose sides. With vibrant supporting characters, De Turkey and De Law provides colorful commentary on romance, religion and a hunting trip gone wrong.
Dave Carter and Jim Weston are both smitten by the beautiful Daisy Blunt. When Dave announces his intentions to capture a wild turkey on Daisy's behalf, he's immediately challenged by his estranged friend. Both men go hunting, but only one returns with details of a shocking theft and assault. As the story spreads, the town is consumed by the arrest and trial of the alleged turkey thief.
De Turkey and De Law: A Comedy in Three Acts is an amusing tale about the inevitable pitfalls of pride and desire. Fans of Hurston will enjoy rich characters and a lively setting that detail extraordinary happenings in an ordinary town.
With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of De Turkey and De Law is both modern and readable.