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The Honk and Holler Opening Soon

Letts, Billie (Book - 1998 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Honk and Holler Opening Soon


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The 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.
Authors: Letts, Billie
Title: The Honk and Holler opening soon
Publisher: New York :, Warner Books,, 1998.
Characteristics: 290 p. ;,24 cm.
Local Note: 1 15 23 29 35 53 97 112 133 138 143 148 159 167 193 210 222 224 228 231 242 250 264 268 272 280
Also available as an ebook (AOL Time Warner Book Group).
ISBN: 0446521582
0759562431
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