- Rawls, Wilson. Where the Red Fern Grows. New York: Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1974.
The Question and Answer section for Where the Red Fern Grows is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I think the coons hide in the holes.
The narrator happens upon a dog fight, in which he sees the victim is an old redbone hound is the victim. This event causes him to remember his own hounds, their loyalty, and the story he shares with us.
From the text:
When I came to them and saw what theynhad done I was speechless. I groaned and closed my eyes. I didn’t want to believe it. There were a lot of big sycamores in the bottoms but the one in which my dogs had treed was the giant of...