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08.01.03 Ruark, Robert C., The Old Man and the Boy, published in 1957.

Notes Concerning the Author.

Robert Chester Ruark (1915—1965) was a native of North Carolina, well-known in his time as a newspaper columnist, world traveler, and for his books on Africa, the best known of which is Something of Value. 


The Old Man and the Boy is a classic Southern tale of a boy, in coastal North Carolina, learning from his grandfather about hunting, fishing, responsibility, respect,  and justice.  There is a 1961 sequel, The Old Man’s Boy Grows Older.

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