Foxfire 9 - The Jud Nelson Wagon Summary & Analysis

Eliot Wigginton
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The Jud Nelson Wagon Summary and Analysis

In this section, student David Brewin follows Jud Nelson for three months, documenting how to make a wagon. Jud discusses his parents, and says he is born in 1913. His uncle was a blacksmith, a fiddle player, and an excellent wood carver. He recounts several stories of his uncle welding springs; once a drunken man in a bar raised his head long enough to utter common sense, and then laid it back down. He notes this man was nicknamed Square, and that he liked his whiskey, as he demonstrates when two men ask him to sample their whiskey and he drinks the entire bottle. Jud continues by stating that blacksmithing was a good living, as was hand cutting crossties for the railroad. Jud's own father was a carpenter and cotton farmer. He recalls his father returning...

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