The River Calls Book Summary and Study Guide

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Two hunters meet during World War II and begin a friendship that lasts through many years. Old Wil tries to teach Dr. Matt all he'll need to know to survive a new life on the Bigfork River. The setting is a small cabin on the river, no lights, kerosene lamps, wood cook range.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   farm poverty Family, loving relations    -   Yes Special relationship with    -   son Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   farmer Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Forest?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   farm    -   ranch    -   lot of descript of animal care Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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