At a glance:
- Author: Tobias Wolff
- First Published: 1981
- Type of Plot: Existential
- Time of Work: The 1980’s
- Setting: Countryside around Spokane, Washington
- Characters: Tub, Frank, Kenny
- Genres: Short fiction
- Subjects: North America or North Americans, United States or Americans, Dogs, Power, personal or social, Twentieth century, Friendship, 1980's, Adultery, Accidents, Hunting or hunters, Morality or morals, Obesity, Snow, Washington
- Locales: United States, North America, Spokane, Washington
A third-person narrative, “Hunters in the Snow” is the story of three men from Spokane, Washington, who go on a hunting trip. Kenny drives up on the sidewalk where Tub has been waiting for him and Frank for an hour; he would have driven his pickup over Tub if he had not run. They drive out to hunt the same patch of ground they unsuccessfully covered for the past two hunting seasons. The driver’s window of the truck has been broken out, and the wind and snow rush in.
Arriving at the site, Tub scouts one side of the river and the two other men take the...
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