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James Hurst

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Where in the World?

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Which of the following clues does NOT help the reader identify the setting of the story?

A

“Then when the slanted rays of the sun burned orange in the tops of the pines, we’d drop our jewels into the stream and watch them float away toward the sea.”

B

“One morning in July a hurricane came out of the east…”

C

“Doodle and I followed Daddy out into the cotton field, where he stood, shoulders sagging, surveying the ruin.”

D

“Suddenly Daddy straightened his shoulders, raised a giant knuckly fist, and with a voice that seemed to rumble out of the earth itself began cursing heaven, hell, the weather...”

E

“‘It lives in the tropics -- South America to Florida. A storm must have brought it here.’ “