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  • n. pie made of pecans and sugar and corn syrup and butter and eggs


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  • In the midst of the live oaks, the gaiety of the crowd, the smell of boudin and boiling shrimp and okra and pecan pie and keg beer swilled from paper cups, Tee Bobby Hulin mounted a knocked-together stage with his band, plugged the jack of his electric guitar into the sound system, and went into a re-created version of “Jolie Blon” I had never heard before.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Over dessert — the inevitable pecan pie — Mildred askec about the Siamese.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • “I done bought yee a fresh pecan pie we could et fer dee-zert if’n you ain’t!”

    Finding Dignity


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