What is the plot in Big Red?

The book Big Red is about a dog, Danny, and his friendship with Ross. Ross lives in the Ozark Mountains and works for Mr. Haggin. Danny is sent to live with his father after his mother dies from cancer. Ross hates the boy because he reminds him of his wife and doesn't want anything to do with him. But as time goes on he learns to love his son again and becomes a better man for it. While in the woods hunting one day, Big Red comes out of nowhere and attaches himself to Ross. They grow very close in a short amount of time and have many adventures together, including running into an old bear named Majesty that had mauled some of their friends dogs and was still wounded from it himself.

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Big Red is a classic tale of a boy and his dog. The boy Danny lives with his father Ross in a small ramshackle cabin in the Wintapi forest in the Ozarks. Ross ekes out a living as a woodsman, toiling away on land belonging to the wealthy Mr. Haggin....

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Big Red is a classic tale of a boy and his dog. The boy Danny lives with his father Ross in a small ramshackle cabin in the Wintapi forest in the Ozarks. Ross ekes out a living as a woodsman, toiling away on land belonging to the wealthy Mr. Haggin. Life's tough in this harsh wilderness, but it's the only life that Ross and Danny know.

Danny's life changes forever when he meets Big Red. Mr. Haggin's champion Irish setter. Danny has wide experience of hunting with dogs, but Big Red's something else. Mr. Haggin can see how impressed the young boy is with the dog so gives him the opportunity to travel to the big city to see Big Red compete in a dog show.

But Big Red isn't just a show dog; he's a working animal. His natural habitat is the Wintapi forest, where he can hunt and trap to his canine heart's content. Mr. Haggin comes to understand this, and quite clearly sees the remarkable bond developing between Danny and Big Red. So he sends the dog off to the Wintapi wilderness to be brought up by the young lad.

Danny and Big Red get up to some amazing adventures together. Big Red shows himself remarkably adept at killing all manner of varmints. In one particularly exciting scene, Danny and his dog come face to face with a big old bear by the name of Old Majesty. Big Red doesn't back down; he shows immense courage, as always, in facing danger. But what happens to Big Red? And what happens to Danny? Read the book and all will be revealed.

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The novel Big Red focuses on the story of Red, an Irish Setter, and Danny, a seventeen-year-old boy. This story is a tale of a boy bonding with a dog in a natural setting, the Wintapi forest.

Danny and his father have a cabin in the wilderness and live by hunting, fishing, and trapping. They occasionally do odd jobs for Mr. Haggin, a wealthy land owner who has a champion Irish Setter. He recognizes that Danny has formed a relationship with the Setter, Red. Danny gets to travel to dog shows, a new experience for him. As well, Danny becomes a bird dog training apprentice under the guidance of Robert Fraley. At this point, Danny learns how to train and recognize the qualities a good bird dog should have.

Danny and Big Red share many adventures including a confrontation with a wolverine, an encounter with an escaped criminal, and a showdown with Old Majesty, a deadly bear. Throughout all these adventures, their relationship only strengthens. This novel is the epitome of the classic "boy and his dog" story.

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Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard tells the story of a young man named Danny, who lives in the wilderness of the Wintapi forest with his father, Ross. They live a subsistence life trapping, fishing, and hunting near their cabin, which is located on the land of a wealthy man named Mr. Haggin. Danny visits Mr. Haggin to tell him that an old bear, known as Old Majesty, killed one of his bulls. While visiting Mr. Haggin, Danny meets Big Red, an Irish Setter, and an immediate connection is established. Mr. Haggin is cognizant of the relationship and puts Danny in charge of the dog, along with his dog trainer, Mr. Farley. The plot of the story chronicles Danny’s trips to dog shows with Big Red, which is a new adventure for him since the dogs that Ross and Danny keep at the cabin are purely hunting dogs. Eventually, Red goes to live with Ross and Danny. Danny attempts to make the Irish Setter into a partridge dog. The story chronicles their experiences with wild animals and life in the wilderness. Danny tries to teach Red wilderness skills while keeping him fit for the dog shows. Difficulties arise when Big Red reverts to his natural instincts as a hunting dog when confronted with a wolverine bringing intrigue and excitement to the story.

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