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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "Wine of Wyoming" Summary & Analysis

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"Wine of Wyoming" Summary

The narrator and his friends are on a trip through Wyoming. They spend some time with a French couple, the Fontans, who own a restaurant and make their own alcohol. It is Prohibition, and the alcohol is illegal. The couple speaks in a combination of English and French. They are very proud of their homemade wine and beer. The narrator and his friends leave for a few days to hunt prairie dogs. When they return, they decide that they need to move on from Wyoming. The Fontans want to have a going away party for them, but the men are too tired to attend. The next day, they visit the Fontans to say goodbye. Mr. Fontan wants to give them some wine to take with them, but the house were he makes his illegal wine is locked...

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