Part One: Chapters I-V
1. At the start of the novel, the as-yet-unnamed protagonist rides within a stagecoach on its way to what town to Butcher's Crossing?
2. How is the protagonist's age described?
(a) Early thirties.
(b) Late teens.
(c) Early twenties.
(d) Late twenties.
3. How is the protagonist's facial complexion described?
4. How many buildings are described as making up the town of Butcher's Crossing?
5. What sort of luggage does John Williams describe being carried by the protagonist on his trip to Butcher's Crossing?
(a) A suitcase.
(b) No luggage.
(c) A rucksack.
(d) A carpetbag.
6. At what point does the reader learn that the protagonist's name is William Andrews?
(a) When he signs his name at the bank.
(b) When he signs his name at the hotel.
(c) When he signs his name at the post office.
(d) When he tells Francine his name.
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