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What does Jim initially title his memoir?

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Who does Jim first encounter on his train ride from Virginia to Black Hawk, Nebraska?

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What does Mr. Shimerda promise to give Jim when he is older?

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What does the novel's epigraph, from Virgil's Georgics, translate to?

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How does the frame narrative temper the intense nostalgia of the novel?