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Jim the Boy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Our Boy Summary

Tony Earley
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Our Boy Summary

In "Our Boy," Jim and the uncles head up Lynn's Mountain. They plan to stop in to see Penn for a little while and then to go on to see Amos. Jim and Uncle Zeno ride up front and Uncle Al and Uncle Coran ride in the back of the truck. Jim asks Uncle Zeno what he's supposed to say to Penn and Uncle Zeno assures him the right thing to say will come to him. Jim asks Uncle Zeno more about his father and Uncle Zeno says that Jim's dad was a good hunter. He says the creek that runs near Jim's grandfather's house is called "Painter Creek," which is how the mountain people say "panther." Jim asks if Uncle Zeno has ever seen a panther and he says he hasn't but that Jim's father had, though he thought it might have been "something...

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