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The Honk and Holler opening soon

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After returning from Vietnam in a wheelchair and opening a roadside cafe, Carney never ventures off the premises. Then Vena Takes Horse, a vibrant young woman with a three-legged dog, enters not only the cafe but the lives of the regulars and, eventually, Carney's heart.
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Grouping Title honk and holler opening soon
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Caney Paxton wanted his cafe to have the biggest and brightest sign in Eastern Oklahoma-the "opening soon" part was supposed to be just a removable, painted notice. But a fateful misunderstanding gave Vietnam vet Caney the flashiest joke in the entire state. Twelve years later, the once-busy highway is dead and the sign is as worn as Caney, who hasn't ventured outside the diner since it opened. Then one blustery December day, a thirtyish Crow woman blows in with a three-legged dog in her arms and a long-buried secret on her mind. Hiring on as a carhop, Vena Takes Horse is soon shaking up business, the locals, and Caney's she teaches them all about generosity of spirit, love, and the possibility of promise-just like the sign says.

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subject_facet Indians of North America -- Oklahoma -- Fiction
Man-woman relationships -- Oklahoma -- Fiction
Oklahoma -- Fiction
Restaurants -- Oklahoma -- Fiction
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Oklahoma -- Fiction
title_display The Honk and Holler opening soon
title_full The Honk and Holler Opening Soon
The Honk and Holler opening soon / Billie Letts
title_short The Honk and Holler opening soon
topic_facet Fiction
Indians of North America
Man-woman relationships
Vietnam War, 1961-1975