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by Wilson Rawls

Where the Red Fern Grows study guide contains a biography of Wilson Rawls, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis.

The adult Billy Colman narrates his childhood memories. Living with his Papa and Mama and three sisters in the Ozark Mountains in Oklahoma, all 10-year-old Billy wants is two hounds with whom he can hunt "coons" (racoons). His family cannot afford them, however, so Billy works odd jobs for two years and saves up the money to buy them. Only then does he tell his plan to his Grandpa, who helps arrange the purchase.

After an initial adventure in which they scare off a mountain lion, Billy and his two hounds - a small, intelligent female dog he names Little Ann and a stronger, determined male dog he calls Old Dan - are inseparable. They learn all the angles of coon hunting and make a great team; no wily coon can outsmart Little Ann, and Old Dan…

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you stupid dick head. you like to have somebody feel bad??? is that how you want to live your childhood as a stupid dick head

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Posted By Ms. Linda A. Duncan #367807 at Apr 17, 2014 1:31 PM

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LOL! the coons thing...hello my name is Linda Duncan.

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