In a series of skillful, easy sketches, Rick Bass evokes the place in the Texas hill country where generations of men in his family have come every year. Hunting is the thread that runs through the narrative, but the heart of this book is a young man's love for the land.
Rick Bass lives in the Yaak Valley of Montana and is the author of The Watch, Ninemile Wolves, and Winter, among other books. His most recent book of short stories is In the Loyal Mountains.
Elizabeth Hughes Bass is an illustrator whose ink and watercolor illustrations have appeared in numerous books and magazines. She lives with her husband, author Rick Bass, and their two daughters in the Yaak Valley of Montana.