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This book is a collection of stories and memories that the author experienced growning up in the 1950s/60s on a tenant tobacco farm in southern Virginia. These stories continue from where the stories in Jimmy's first book, Streak of Lean, leaves off. Some of the stories are funny, some are sad, all are true experiences from the heart; full of vivid descriptions and colorful anecdotes. You will find yourself transported back to a different time and place, where hard work and struggle were the normal but were tempered by the ties and love of family and friends. From cracklin's to cornbread, from the tobacco fields to the oak and pine woods, from the small-town schoolyard to smoky poolrooms of the city, you will see them all through Jimmy's eyes and be transported there through his words. Come take a journey you will not soon forget.