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Granddaddy Jake Santee is 99 years old, brews a 95% proof whiskey called Ol' Death Whisper, which he drinks everyday and is supposed to give him immortality. He adopts his four year old son Tiny, who when older loves to make picket fences all day on their farm land. Jake is a gambler and won the farm in a poker hand. Tiny one day finds a chick that was in a hole trying to escape from Lockjaw an enormous boar that regularly destroys Tiny's fences. The chick grows into a mallard duck and they name it Fup. They take Fup to the cinema etc. Tiny takes Fup on hunting expeditions for Lockjaw and one day they discover the old boar tangled in the wire. Tiny goes to shoot but Fup the enormous duck gets in the way and dies.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1980's-1999 Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   bird Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   grandpa Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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