Woodrow's Trumpet: A Novel
The farms of sleepy Oak Hills are losing ground to designer houses for yuppies in this heart-warming tale of the New South. When Woodrow Bunce builds a beach in his front yard complete with sand, palms, and plastic flamingos, the ordinance-seeking yuppies are in an uproar.
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The dog kept yapping. Yap, yap. The cat spit. "Uncle" stuck it in, began wiggling
on top of her. The wheat rustled, sounding like someone sweeping the floor.
Nadean wished the dog would shut up. Essie hollered through the back door.
Ain't nothing to laugh at over a person being poor." The engine of the Lincoln
grumbled as Jerome slowed down, then swung into the wide front yard. Home
eternal. Two mongrel dogs raced barking down the steps, their tails wagging
Woodrow heard his own heart pounding in the well of his ears; head down, he
crashed through a final bramble of wilted honeysuckle vines and onto a bald
hilltop, cocked his head, and listened — the dogs have treed — their baying gone
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Set in modern-day North Carolina just outside Chapel Hill, this is the sad/funny tale of the transformation of a rural farming community into an upscale suburb. Woodrow Bunce, the not-all-there ... Read full review