A Listening Walk --and Other Stories - Pages 39 - 56 Summary & Analysis

Gene Hill
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Pages 39 - 56 Summary and Analysis

In "The Trapshooter's Code," Hill defends the huge amount of equipment he takes along with him for a day of trapshooting. Slight variations in weather, temperature, light levels, season, and other factors are used as the reason why Hill carries several sets of glasses, shooting vests, shoes, gloves, and other clothing choices. He stops short of explaining his choice of guns and related accessories, which even then would just "skim the surface" of the trapshooter's equipment list.

In "Annual Report (Submitted in a Bygone Year)," Hill humorously takes on the persona of a middle-management person in a large corporation supplying his annual report to the Chairman and upper management. The "Chairman" in this case is Hill's wife, and in essence Hill defends all the various pieces of hunting equipment he buys using pseudo-financial language, with the "Chairman" having the...

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