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Man-Eaters of Kumaon
     

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

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by Jim Corbett
 

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Jim Corbett's book on man-eating tigers are not only established classics, but also almost in a separate literary category by themselves. Man-Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Colonel Corbett's books, and contains ten fascinating stories of tracking and shooting man-eaters in the Indian Himalaya during the early years of this century. The stories also

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Jim Corbett's book on man-eating tigers are not only established classics, but also almost in a separate literary category by themselves. Man-Eaters of Kumaon is the best known of Colonel Corbett's books, and contains ten fascinating stories of tracking and shooting man-eaters in the Indian Himalaya during the early years of this century. The stories also contain incidental information on flora, fauna and village life, making this book altogether delightful reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780899665740
Publisher:
Buccaneer Books, Inc.
Publication date:
01/28/1985
Series:
Jim Corbett Collection
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Jim Corbett, who died in 1955, gave up big-game hunting in the 1920s as he became an ardent conservationist. His other books include Jungle Lore and My India, both published by Oxford.

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
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These storys are exact with skill and courage beyond the average man in the face of danger that take you back to the days of the rule of tooth and claw...
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ok. I haven't read origanal english book but translated book in Marathi language here in India. Intersting. I read it 3 years before and even nowdays keep reading repeatedly. Not only this book but all books written by Jim Corbett are just amazing. I love that man. You will experiance a really beautiful, dangerous,different,interesting and lovable world not only with this book but with all other books written by jim corbett. You must Must read this book and all other books of jim corbett.