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The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway - "The Last Good Country" Summary & Analysis

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"The Last Good Country" Summary

Nick is in trouble. Among other things, he shot a protected deer. The son of the local police officer, Evans, saw the shooting so Nick must leave in order to avoid being sent to reform school. When the police show up at his house, his younger sister, Littless, comes to warn him. She helps him sneak food from the house and they plan to run away together. The police stay at his house, but fall asleep drunk, giving Nick the chance he needs to escape. They police do not have any real leads so they interview Nick's family and the other townspeople, but these people all protect Nick.

Nick and Littless travel far into the forest to avoid anyone who might be tracking them. Nick and Littless set up camp and spend most of the...

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