A Land More Kind Than Home - Chapter Eleven: Clem Barefield Summary & Analysis

Wiley Cash
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Summary

Sheriff Clem recounts finding his son Jeff dead on the side of the road, he had died in an accident while working on a transformer as a member of Jimmy Hall's electrical crew.

Clem searched for Jimmy after the accident and found him in his truck on top of Gunter Mountain during a snowstorm. Clem's car got stuck in the snow so he walked up to Jimmy's car, noticed that he was drunk and left him there to sober up, not altogether caring if he lived or died. The next morning Jimmy towed Clem's car down from the mountain.

Analysis

This section of the novel is important for it's somewhat cover up nature as well as establishing how Clem deals with death. When Clem arrives to the scene he questions the other workers to find out if Jimmy Hall had been...

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