Whitetail nation Pete Bodo. By: Brooks Bowden. In this novel, the author Pete Bodo is going on multiple types of hunts to try and rack up a trophy buck, or a really big deer. Attribute: First person narration he uses we, me, I, my, us, and our. . Title: Whitetail Nation
Whitetail nationPete Bodo
By: Brooks Bowden
In this novel, the author Pete Bodo is going on multiple types of hunts to try and rack up a trophy buck, or a really big deer.
First person narration he uses we, me, I, my, us, and our.
Title: Whitetail Nation
What is your book’s genre?
-- real dates
-- real people
-- real events
Realistic events could happen. In this case the events DID happen
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Attribute: First person narrator.
“Tom decided to put me in a stand on the back side of his big meadow, where the land fell away toward the swamp” (61).
“Rex was huffing and puffing when he reached us, and for a moment I felt bad for the guy ” (151).
“I tried to keep a straight face as I asked ‘How is the weather up there, Tony?’ ” (308).
Attribute: Real Events. Real People. Real Places.
“One of their colonies, Guilford, is very close to the ranch where I would be hunting with my friends, David and Julie Aagenson” (124).
“Ross, a hardworking guy, had been dividing his time between the Ritters, nearby ranch and Bozeman, where he builds houses for the flood of newcomers, many of them from the east, who have been flocking to the Southwestern corner of Montana” (154).
“According to the U.S. labor department statistics published by the Milwaukee Journal- sentinel, Wisconsin traditionally leads the nation in an odd but recurring spike of unemployment claims filed for the week when the rifle season begins ”(18).
Attribute: Realistic Events could happen. Realistic events did happen.
“As far as I can tell, that powder is simple talc, so the only difference between whitetail magic industries product and a generic container of talc from Walgreens is that the former goes for about $4.99 for a third of an ounce, while Walgreens will sell you something like two pounds of talc for $1.89. but it doesn’t come in a conveniently small container with the image of a monster buck on it. ” (62).
“I climbed the ladder stand and hooked up my safety belt, hung my daypack, bow, and quiver of arrows, and settled in to wait. The clouds were clearing off and soon the sun peaked out. What leaves were left on the trees glittered wetly and occasionally lost hold and spiraled to the ground. It was a cool fifty degrees and I felt the chill of the winter air” (122).
“We would need Chris’s ATV for the hunt, and somehow Tony got elected to drive it two miles to the big hill property, while Chris and I loaded and rode in his old dodge pickup.” (241).