Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine [NOOK Book]

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Retired Maine Game Warden John Ford has seen it all. He’s been shot at by desperate prison escapees, been outwitted by wily trappers, and rescued scores of animals. As a tenacious and successful warden, he was always willing to spend the time needed to nab violators of the state’s fish and game laws. At the same time, though, he wasn’t a cold, heartless, go-by-the-book enforcer; he usually had a good quip ready when he slipped the handcuffs on a violator, and he wasn’t above accepting a lesson learned as ...
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Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine

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Overview

Retired Maine Game Warden John Ford has seen it all. He’s been shot at by desperate prison escapees, been outwitted by wily trappers, and rescued scores of animals. As a tenacious and successful warden, he was always willing to spend the time needed to nab violators of the state’s fish and game laws. At the same time, though, he wasn’t a cold, heartless, go-by-the-book enforcer; he usually had a good quip ready when he slipped the handcuffs on a violator, and he wasn’t above accepting a lesson learned as sufficient penalty for breaking the law. Ford is also a very gifted storyteller and he writes of his adventures in Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good, a collection of true tales, both humorous and serious, from the trenches of law enforcement, and also includes heartwarming accounts of his rescue of hurt or abandoned animals.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781934031926
  • Publisher: Islandport Press
  • Publication date: 4/18/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 222
  • Sales rank: 217,186
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

John Ford, a native Mainer, was sworn in as a Maine Game Warden shortly after finishing up a four-year stint in the U.S. Air Force. He spent all of his twenty-year warden career in Waldo County in central Maine. Upon his retirement in 1990, he was elected as county sheriff and re-elected in 1994. He has written a local newspaper column since 2002 and is a regular contributor to the Northwoods Sporting Journal. He lives with his wife in Brooks, Maine.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2014

    Highly recommend

    This was a gift for my grandson who is planning to be a Game Warden. He liked it very much.

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  • Posted February 9, 2013

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    This book is about John Ford Sr.'s adventures being a game warde

    This book is about John Ford Sr.'s adventures being a game warden in the state of Maine. Most of the stories were very comical there were a few serious situations in the book also . My favorite Story was one that his lieutenant was in the car with him and another warden called them out to a location and the lieutenant played a joke on the other warden. There's a lot of laughing out loud. I loved this book its put together perfectly. If I could I'd give this 10 stars!

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