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The Bobwhite Quail Book: Classic Upland Tales
     

The Bobwhite Quail Book: Classic Upland Tales

by Lamar Underwood
 

Lamar Underwood takes you on the best quail hunts in our literary history. You’ll see the good dogs, the bad dogs, and the indifferent. You’ll smell the powder, feel the wind, and sense the love and understanding that makes so many hunters so devoted to the bobwhite quail. This is an appreciation of the sport that transcends its parts, giving us a whole

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Lamar Underwood takes you on the best quail hunts in our literary history. You’ll see the good dogs, the bad dogs, and the indifferent. You’ll smell the powder, feel the wind, and sense the love and understanding that makes so many hunters so devoted to the bobwhite quail. This is an appreciation of the sport that transcends its parts, giving us a whole of emotion that’s akin to a religion.

Here in one volume are old favorites and a few unexpected additions, including:

• “The Brave Quail” by Robert Ruark
• “My Respects to Mr. Bob” by Gene Hill
• “What is a Quail Hunter?” by Charley Dickey
• “The Prince of Game Birds” by Charlie Elliott
• “The Enemies of Quail” by Archibald Rutledge
• “To Hit a Quail in the Tail” by Warren Page
• “How to Miss Birds” by Havilah Babcock
• “The London Gun” by Bob Brister
• “The Warwick Woodlands” by Frank Forester
• “They Only Shoot Cockbirds in Carolina” by Jim Rikhoff
• “Quail of the Eastern Shore” by A. R. Beverly-Giddings
• “Bobs of the Bayou Bank” by Nash Buckingham
• and more.
l Settle into your favorite armchair, and savor the joys of the hunt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592284191
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Edition description:
First edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.22(d)

Meet the Author

LAMAR UNDERWOOD is the former Editor-in-Chief of Sports Afield and Outdoor Life and is presently the Editorial Director of the Outdoor Magazine Group of Harris Publications in New York. Among the books he has edited for The Lyons Press are Whitetail Tactics of the Pros, Bowhunting Tactics of the Pros, Into the Backing, The Quotable Soldier, and many more.

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