The Story of Tom Brennan

by

J. C. Burke

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Jimmy Character Analysis

Jimmy is one of Tom's closer friends on the Bennie's rugby team. Though Jimmy doesn't say anything until after Kylie's speech, he then reveals that he has long known about what happened with Daniel and the Brennan family in Mumbilli, but saw no reason to torment Tom by bringing it up.

Jimmy Quotes in The Story of Tom Brennan

The The Story of Tom Brennan quotes below are all either spoken by Jimmy or refer to Jimmy. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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). Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Random House edition of The Story of Tom Brennan published in 2005.
Chapter Twelve Quotes

My breath panted at the back of my throat. He knew? Jimmy knew?

"We're your mates, Tom, " Rory started. "We're part of a..."

Related Characters: Tom Brennan (speaker), Rory (speaker), Kylie Brennan, Jimmy
Page Number: 173
Explanation and Analysis:
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Jimmy Character Timeline in The Story of Tom Brennan

The timeline below shows where the character Jimmy appears in The Story of Tom Brennan. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter Six
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...He leaps into the cold water several times. Tom feels free and light as Rory, Jimmy, and Soupe, two other rugby players, join him. Brad Wiseman, a tall and heavy rugby... (full context)
Chapter Twelve
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Rory and Jimmy tell Tom about where they'll have their footy camp in a few weeks. It's at... (full context)
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Tom finds Rory and Jimmy waiting by his locker after school and nervously accepts their invitation to go to Burger... (full context)
Chapter Thirteen
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...with Tom. When she finally does, Tom insists that he's fine. After school, Tom, Rory, Jimmy, and Brad go to Burger King. They talk about jail; Jimmy's cousin is also in... (full context)
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...everyone on Saturday. The night before, Tom goes out to see a movie with Rory, Jimmy, and Brad. They see Chrissy there with Davin, and Brad explains that Davin can have... (full context)
Chapter Fourteen
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...the teambuilding part of rugby in particular. He's assigned a room with Tonelli, Marcus, and Jimmy. (full context)
Chapter Nineteen
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...his best to stay out of her way. He hangs out with Rory, Brad, and Jimmy at the pool. He feels bad about not telling them about the swimming spot at... (full context)