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Without apology, the voices here speak of the verities of the hunt, our connections to the land, and the ethics of blood sport, with essays by the best writers in the field: Edward Abbey, Rick Bass, Tom Beck, Jimmy Carter, Jim Fergus, Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Tom McGuane, Richard K. Nelson, David Peterson, and Terry Tempest Williams.

Synopsis:

The controversial book that has redefined ethical hunting. David Petersen, himself a committed hunter who has long debated the ethics of blood sport, has now assembled a group of writers to share their experiences in the field and tell why they became hunters and how hunting protects wildlife and habitats.

About the Author

David Peterson lives in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado.

Table of Contents

Introduction : Finding common ground / Richard K. Nelson — Blood sport / Edward Abbey — From The blue hen's chick / A.B. Guthrie, Jr. — Moose and Mangamoonga / John G. Mitchell — Before the echo / Pete Dunne — A childhood outdoors / Jimmy Carter — The call of the climb / Ruth Rudner — Deerskin / Terry Tempest Williams — Venison sandwiches / Craig Medred — Climbing the mountains after deer / John A. Murray — Hunting with Thoreau / Ronald Jager — Is hunting ethical? / Ann S. Causey — I like to talk about animals / C.L. Rawlins — If elk would scream / George N. Wallace — Dealing with death / M.R. James — In the Snow Queen's palace / Mary Zeiss Stange — The hunting problem / Bruce Woods — Taking a life / Mike Gaddis — It wouldn't be the same / Robert F. Jones — Why men hunt / John Madson — The hunter's spirit / Jim Posewitz — The hunter's eucharist / Chas S. Clifton — A hunter's heart / David Petersen — The heart of the game / Thomas McGuane — What the hunter knows / Thomas McIntyre — Space age technology, stone age pursuit / David Stalling — An appeal to hunters / Rick Bass — A failure of the spirit / Tom Beck — The violators / Jim Harrison — Dark days in the glass house / John Wrede — When not to shoot / Gary Wolfe — Passion, gifts, rages / Stephen Bodio — All birds flying / Dan Crockett — Paying for it / Ted Williams — From A hunter's road / Jim Fergus — Dust to dust / Russell Chatham — For a handful of feathers / Guy de la Valdâene — Restoring the older knowledge / Ted Kerasote — Another country / John Haines — Survival of the hunter / Peter Matthiessen — From Arctic dreams / Barry Lopez — The face in a raindrop / Richard K. Nelson.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805055306
Editor:
Petersen, David
Introduction:
Nelson, Richard K.
Introduction by:
Nelson, Richard K.
Introduction:
Nelson, Richard K.
Editor:
Petersen, David
Author:
Petersen, David
Author:
Nelson, Richard K.
Publisher:
Holt McDougal
Location:
New York
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Hunting
Subject:
Hunting stories
Subject:
Hunting - General
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Outdoors-Fishing and Hunting
Edition Number:
1st Owl Book ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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