The Honk and Holler Opening Soon
By (author) Billie Letts
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Honk and Holler Opening Soon by Billie Letts
Book DescriptionThe neon sign had seemed appropriate when the Honk and Holler Opening Soon was being built. But twelve years later, the once-busy highway outside Sequoyah, Oklahoma, is little traveled, and "opening soon" is a tired joke. Today the sign is as battered and beaten as the cafe and its owner, Caney Paxton, a Vietnam War veteran who hasn't ventured outside since its opening. The characters who drift in and out of the Honk don't change much: Molly O, a four-times married earth mother who recognizes a wounded spirit when she meets one; Life Halstead, a widower who eats three meals a day in the cafe so he can be near Molly O; Hooks Red Eagle, Soldier Starr, and Quinton Roach, Cherokee veterans of World War II; and Bilbo and Peg Porter - Bilbo steadily puffing his smokes while Peg struggles for breath through her oxygen mask. With Christmas only days away, their lives are to be forever changed with the arrival of Vena Takes Horse, a Crow woman on a quest, and Bui Khanh, a Vietnamese refugee looking for home.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780446675055
(203mm x 133mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Warner Books
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publish Date: 1-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Billie Letts
Billie Letts was the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of "Where the Heart Is, The Honk and Holler Opening Soon, Shoot the Moon," and "Made in the U.S.A." A native Oklahoman, she died in 2014.
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