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The Old Man and the Boy Summary
Robert Ruark

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The Old Man and the Boy Summary

Plot Summary

Bobby is a young boy growing up in South Carolina in the 1920s. He spends as much time as he can outdoors, and his grandfather teaches him how to hunt, fish, and be a gentleman. Over the years, Bobby becomes obsessed with hunting, and learns a lot of life lessons.

When Bobby is six, he gets an air rifle for Christmas, to learn to shoot with. This is taken away after he shoots a mockingbird. A few years later he is given a real 20-gauge rifle, and the Old Man, his grandfather, teaches him how to hunt quail with it. A few years later, the 20-gauge is upgraded to a shotgun, and Bobby hunts all over the county with his grandfather. Most of the local landowners will allow no one but the Old Man and Bobby to hunt on their property, and Bobby and the Old Man always...

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