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Sunday, April 15, 2007
The Hitch-Hikers by Eudora Welty
Tom Harris, a travelling salesman decides to pick up a couple of hitch hikers one day. One of the hitch hikers has a guitar with him. When they get to town, Tom goes into the motel for them to get them a room. When he comes back, the man with the guitar is badly wounded. The man does not make it through the night and his co-hitch hiker confesses to the killing. This story is an intense one, but must be read slowly to catch the story between the lines...