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A slice of Americana as bittersweet as Grandpa's shine. Set in Texarkana, Arkansas in the 1920's, naive 16 year old Bo Barnum takes over the whiskey running for his father Cecil Barnum. Barnum would rather pick a banjo than run shine at that age. "Don't make friends with the clients." His father's first work of advice to Bo, but the youth's first love was music and He runs into a fiddler named Early Greene. Meeting Greene in a neighboring town, his safe run is hijacked and Barnum flees for home to find a home of ashes, and Barnum and Greene or force to flee Arkansas.They flee Arkansas by hopping a freight train North and end up in Omaha. Bo meets a young Tejano singer, Lydia Fuentes, the daughter of two exiled revolutionaries. They get married, have children and try to settle down in a normal life. Early Greene's deadly past and a Barnum Family Legacy guarantees Bo will never be safe.