A Hunter's Fireside Book: Tales of Dogs, Ducks, Birds, & Guns
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A Hunter's Fireside Book: Tales of Dogs, Ducks, Birds, & Guns

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by Gene Hill
     
 

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For decades, Gene Hill’s articles and books have captured the spirit of the outdoors in a way that inspires and entertains millions of readers. A Hunter’s Fireside Book captures the essence of the life of a sportsman and explores the full spectrum of the hunter’s experience: sunrises in the duck blind, an unforgettable hunter’s

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For decades, Gene Hill’s articles and books have captured the spirit of the outdoors in a way that inspires and entertains millions of readers. A Hunter’s Fireside Book captures the essence of the life of a sportsman and explores the full spectrum of the hunter’s experience: sunrises in the duck blind, an unforgettable hunter’s moon, the camaraderie of men who know the pleasures of being wet and cold and a little bit lost.

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From the Publisher
““An essayist deeply involved with nature, man, his dog, his gun.”—Cornelius Ryan, author of The Longest Day

“Gene Hill’s writing blends a country boy’s deep, almost religious feeling for the out-of-doors with a city man’s wit and sophistication.—Field & Stream

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602397798
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Pages:
162
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Gene Hill was the author of many beloved hunting books, as well as his legendary monthly columns. During World War II he served Okinawa. A graduate of Harvard, Hill worked as a copywriter for several Madison Avenue advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson, before getting his start as a writer. Hill began by moonlighting as an outdoors columnist for Guns & Ammo and Sports Afield. In 1977, he left Madison Avenue to become a columnist full-time. He was the associate editor at Field & Stream, where he also wrote the monthly column, "Hill Country.” Hill also wrote more than a dozen books detailing his hunting experiences. He died in 1997.

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