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Mister, Can You Tell Me Where This Road Goes?'

Hughes, Arkansas.

It's just about dusk.

Two men are standing on the porch of a small grocery store, telling things to a stranger.

"You'll probably find lots around here who do such things as make their own hominy. But I wouldn't know just who"

"And there's some make wine for themselves," the other man put in.

"That's that scuppernong wine. They go out in a thicket and get these wild grapes and use them ... but those grapes don't come in season till next fall."

The other man nodded. "That's just the same as going out and picking these wild greens like watercress and poke salit." He turned to the stranger. "If you come back in the right time of year

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