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A Good Man is Hard to Find

A Good Man is Hard to Find


by Flannery O'Connor

Hiram Timeline and Summary

  • Hiram gets out of The Misfit's car with Bobby Lee.
  • Hiram tells The Misfit that it will take a half hour to fix the family's car.
  • Hiram goes with Bobby Lee to shoot Bailey and John Wesley in the woods.
  • After coming back, Hiram goes with Bobby Lee to shoot June Star, the mother, and the baby in the woods.
  • Hiram comes back with Bobby Lee to find The Misfit has killed the grandmother.