A Listening Walk --and Other Stories - Pages 199 - 214 Summary & Analysis

Gene Hill
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Pages 199 - 214 Summary and Analysis

In "A Little Quicker," Hill takes time to imagine what it would be like for him to win the Grand American, apparently the gun world's greatest competitive event. He revels in sponsors asking him to represent them and use their equipment, and in the idea of discussing his strategy and equipment choices with reporters and onlookers. He swears he would be modest, and that he would dedicate his win to all the little guys with average skill, like himself. After all, all that is needed to become a champion is to shoot "a little quicker and a little straighter."

In "Another November Season," Hill mythologizes the November bird hunting season, elevating the union between bird, man, and dog to mythic status. All around the United States there is an excitement in the air, a certain irresistible urge that tells...

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