The Big Sky - Chapters 37-39 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 37-39 Summary

The snow continued to fall, and Jim is still alive and sleeping. Food is scarce and Boone has traps set, and the men are hungry. They shoot a gun periodically hoping that the shot will be heard and that help will arrive, but they are running low on powder. Jim awakens and Boone apologizes for the lack of food.

Chapter Thirty-Eight has the men talking. Jim talks about God and says what worries him is not knowing what happens after he dies. Jim says that he feels like he is always hungry and asks for something to eat. He talks about Summers. Jim decides that he is dying and so are the others. His rantings tell the other three men that he won't last long. Boone leaves to go hunting, telling Peabody to watch Beauchamp.

In Chapter Thirty-Nine, Boone is out...

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