A River Runs Through It - Logging and Pimping and 'Your Pal, Jim' Summary & Analysis

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Logging and Pimping and 'Your Pal, Jim' Summary

Norman meets Jim Grierson one summer while logging in the woods on the Blackfoot River. Jim is a large man that is difficult to get along with. Norman dislikes him on sight and spends a great deal of time fearing he would not win should they get into a fistfight. However, by the end of the summer Norman finds himself agreeing to gyppoing with Jim the following summer. Norman is in graduate school and hopes that gyppoing with Jim will help him make more money than he would if he worked for wages. However, Norman quickly regrets this decision.

Jim is a big talker who brags about his winter job, pimping prostitutes. Jim makes a lot of money allowing these women to work for him, giving him time to sit at...

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