"Just Bill" is a story told by Ralph Anderson, who describes it as his story. And that's true! But it's also the story of Bill. Really, there are multiple stories here, since no one's life can be explained in one story but in many colliding and conversing stories. Blackjack could be any small town in Nebraska. The rhythm and characters Blackjack hosts will lure you in as you see one small town take on a big city.