1. What food does
the blind man sell outside Inman’s hospital window?
2. How does Inman
leave the hospital?
3. What song runs
through Ada’s head after she looks into Esco Swanger’s well?
4. What weapon does
Inman use to fight off his three attackers at the crossroad settlement?
5. What is the name
of the river Inman crosses in a dugout canoe?
6. What possession
does Ruby trade for food?
7. What precious
commodity does Ada find in the farmhouse basement?
8. Why did Ruby spend
a night alone in the woods as a child?
9. Who or what does
Veasey think Inman is when the two first meet?
11. Toward which
state is Veasey headed?
12. What is the name
of the slave girl for whom Odell is searching?
13. How does Ruby
feel about crows?
14. What bird does
Ruby claim fathered her?
15. What European
heritage does Ada have?
16. What surprising
thing does the slave who looks after Inman following his near-death
17. Which Shakespeare
play does Ada read out loud to Ruby after they plait each other’s
18. According to
the Cherokee tale Inman tells Ada, how many days does the Stranger
tell the villagers they must fast in order to enter the peaceful
world above Shining Rocks?
19. What terrible
battle does Inman have a recurring nightmare about?
20. What present
does the goat-woman give to Inman when he leaves her camp?
21. What unusual
object does Stobrod put inside the body of his fiddle?
22. What line from
one of Stobrod’s songs does Ada write in a letter to Inman?
23. What makes the
strange musical sound Inman hears by the spring?
24. What eighth deadly
sin does Inman invent to describe his feelings about killing and
eating the bear cub?
25. What do Ada and
Inman propose to do with the old arrow they find stuck in a tree
near the Cherokee village?