Race at Talladega, and they will come
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Dean Faulkner Wells, literary matriarch of Oxford, Miss. -- she is the niece of the late Nobel laureate William Faulkner, who called her Missy while she was growing up in his household -- has an obsession she can't let go.
She longs to attend a Talladega race.
She's been after me for years to be her guide into "an Alabama madness when nothing matters but speed, danger, courage and winning," as she put it when I phoned this week.
I've always ...
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