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Cogan's Woods: A Celebration of Hunting, Family, and Kentucky
     

Cogan's Woods: A Celebration of Hunting, Family, and Kentucky

by Ron Ellis, Rick Bass (Foreword by)
 

In Cogan’s Woods Ron Ellis fondly recalls annual August hunting trips with his father: heading towards the great forests of Kentucky in the passenger seat of the family Mercury, exploring the foggy woods and hills above the Ohio River. While they searched for game, Ellis’ father imparted his wisdom to his son, passing on a legacy of

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In Cogan’s Woods Ron Ellis fondly recalls annual August hunting trips with his father: heading towards the great forests of Kentucky in the passenger seat of the family Mercury, exploring the foggy woods and hills above the Ohio River. While they searched for game, Ellis’ father imparted his wisdom to his son, passing on a legacy of appreciation for the natural world. This lyrical account of a beloved time and place celebrates a father-son relationship nurtured by a landscape that shapes the men and draws them back year after year.

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Rick Bass
“A celebration of cherished things—friendship and family, storytelling and nature, the physical senses.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781616084035
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/01/2011
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 7.50(h) x 5.80(d)

Meet the Author

Ron Ellis is the author of the fictionalized memoir Cogan’s Woods and the editor of the anthology, Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader. His work has appeared in Sporting Classics, Kentucky Afield, and Kentucky Monthly and is included in The Gigantic Book of Hunting Stories edited by Jay Cassell, deputy editor of Field & Stream. He lives in Lexington, KY with his wife and son.

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.

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