A Listening Walk --and Other Stories - Pages 215 - 230 Summary & Analysis

Gene Hill
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Pages 215 - 230 Summary and Analysis

In "Hammers," Hill talks about a cherished gun of his, a double-hammer shotgun antique made by H.J. Hussey sometime late in the 19th century. Hill talks of English pigeon shooting rings back in 19th century England, and he dreams that perhaps his own shotgun was involved in one or two of those contests. He has always wanted a hammer shotgun since he was a child, and his Hussey shotgun is a realization of that dream.

In "Why Is It. . .?" Hill wonders, if God intended Hill to be a hunter by instilling such a passion for hunting in him, why is Hill so inept at certain hunting-related skills or talents? He often gets lost in the wilderness, and he cannot take a fishing rod apart without pulling a muscle, for two examples. He also never gets the right amount...

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