Chaos abounds as three little sibling scamps brew up plots that turn their environs of their small world upside down. Raymond is the last of the trio to enter this world. His brother, Allen, was born five years earlier in 1941. As the eldest, Allen takes Raymond and their sister, Mary, in his fold. The true story is set during the mid 20th century in an ethnic enclave just outside of Chicago.
The family lives upstairs from the childrens grandfather in the family-owned two-flat. Separated by two generations, the two worlds collide. Gramps becomes victim to their pranks. He is not alone. Everyone in the neighborhood becomes pawns to these youngsters propensity to cause bedlam. As soon as little Raymond is old enough to take instruction, the three form a tight bond. Acting as the shepherd, Allen often leads his flock in the wrong pasture.
They were often chased, leaving turmoil in their wake. Young Raymond had not yet reached his sixth birthday when the family departed the old house on Euclid Ave. Was peace restored before the wrecking crew of three kissed their old digs good-bye?
Was the family departure prompted by the old folks resorting to their only available ace in the hole? The author provides some historical background to establish the composition and true nature of the characters involved. NOT INTENDED FOR YOUNG CHILDREN