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Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told : Twenty-Nine Unforgettable Tales - Lamar Underwood

Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told

Twenty-Nine Unforgettable Tales

By: Lamar Underwood (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 2004
ISBN: 9781592284825
Number Of Pages: 280

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"I don't regard nature as a spectator sport." -Ed Zern, 1985

Hunting is a serious business-but it's also about camaraderie, achievements and failures, seeing new places, and revisiting cherished ones. The true stories here feature a variety of game, in locations that range from high Yukon Territory mountain peaks to lowland swamps off of Mobile Bay, Alabama.

This is an indispensable volume for all lovers and students of the natural world. If your definition of home includes fields and marshes, creeks and river bottoms, plains and mountains, consider this required reading.

"Every once in a while, a book publisher comes up with a great concept for a series of books that deserve more than superficial recognition. Such a series is "The Greatest Hunting Stories Ever Told", anthologies that should win places on many bedside tables. On the long winter nights that lie ahead, such stories make great reading."--The Lexington County Chronicle "This is a book wrapped in adventure with nostalgia, a book with writing that both soothes and crackles. Besides being a solid volume on its own, it serves as a fine introduction to a variety of writers readers may pursue at length" -- St. Mary's Press "Few would quarrel with the selection of any of the 29 writers included as among the best in the game. ...The stories tell about the planning, the quests, the challenges, and the experiences that make hunting what it is. Hunters will find many passages that bring back recollections of their treasured moments in camp with good friends. Other stories may take readers to place and times they will visit only in their dreams" -- The Conservationist

Introductionp. VII
Last Shell in the Riflep. 1
The Dawn Flightingp. 8
The Heart of the Gamep. 15
In Fields Near Homep. 26
Race at Morningp. 43
Spirit of the Northp. 58
Mister Howard Was a Real Gentp. 65
Slim Boggins' Mistakep. 82
The Black Deathp. 90
Out on the Landp. 95
The Ninety-Sevenp. 101
To the Open Waterp. 107
Pheasants Beyond Autumnp. 115
Tracks to Rememberp. 123
Remembering Shooting-Flying: A Key West Letterp. 126
A Bearded Legend: My Best All-Time Trophyp. 132
The Wings of Dawnp. 142
Susitna Moose Huntp. 147
Great Morningp. 160
Dog Upon the Watersp. 164
The Game of The High Peaks: The White Goatp. 172
Forty-Crook Branchp. 185
"Pothole Guys, Friz Out"p. 192
The Forest and the Steppep. 199
Bob White, Down't Aberdeenp. 205
Rams in the Snowp. 213
Are You Lonesome Tonight?p. 220
The Thak Man-Eaterp. 225
A Mixed Bag of Zernp. 261
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ISBN: 9781592284825
ISBN-10: 1592284825
Series: Greatest
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 280
Published: 1st September 2004
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.78 x 15.37  x 1.93
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 2