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The Old Man and the Boy - Study Guide Chapters 7-9 Summary & Analysis

Robert Ruark
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Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming, and meat is expensive, so Miss Lottie, Bobby's grandmother, suggests that the menfolk go hunting for some turkeys. Bobby is very excited when he is allowed to go along on the hunt, along with their two Indian hunting buddies. They go along the road bordering the property of a rich man, who never hunts on his land. There are signs all over the property saying "No Hunting," so the group hunkers down directly across the street from the property. They do a turkey call, and soon enough, a large group of turkeys shows up. Bobby shoots the huge, dominant male, and all the other men also shoot various hens. The male that Bobby shoots turns out to be very tough, but there are enough hens to make everyone sick of eating turkey.

Bobby loves spending the holiday season with his...

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