“Blue Licker” Stories From the Blue Lick Area of Saline County

“Blue Licker: A Garden For Mama” by Charles Petty and Beverly Petty.

Enjoy this tale about growing up in the Blue Lick bottoms near the Blackwater River, not far from the town of Blue Lick, MO.

A charming collection of stories about growing up along the Missouri River in the years following World War II. Chuck and Beverly take you back in time to tell a story of a time almost forgotten, by a generation never to be seen again. A time where life was hard but simple. Story of two small children and a Mother that meant the world to them (description from Amazon).