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The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber

by Ernest Hemingway

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He had hunted for a certain clientele, the international, fast, sporting set, where the women did not feel they were getting their money's worth unless they had shared that cot with the white hunter. (3.93)

Part of Wilson's job is to please the wives who go on the safaris with their bumbling husbands. He has been through this all before and knows how to make his clients happy – even if it's unethical.

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