Synopses & Reviews
For those who love reading spectacular tales of hunting in the wildest wilderness imaginable, this new anthology reads like a “Who’s Who” in the history of wild sport. It brings together forty different writings of Africa’s greatest early hunters and explorers—men like Karamojo Bell, Frederic Courteney Selous, and Samuel Baker—and later hunters and conservationists such as President Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway, and Peter Capstick. It also features stories by the finest contemporary outdoor writers who, like their predecessors, will ultimately become legends of the hunting world. Showcasing illustrations by Bob Kuhn, widely hailed as the world’s foremost wild animal artist, along with a special full-color section featuring the greatest African wildlife paintings ever created, Sporting Classics Africadeserves a place in any hunter’s library.
The best fiction and nonfiction writing about hunting in Africa, from Sporting Classics.
This spectacular new anthology reads like a "Who's Who" in the history of wild sport in Africa. This fascinating book brings together the writings of such legendary authors as Ernest Hemingway, Robert Ruark, Theodore Roosevelt, and Peter Capstick, in addition to some of the finest contemporary outdoor writers. What links all of these great African adventures--both fiction and nonfiction--is their appearance in Sporting Classics at one time or another over the 30-year history of the award-winning magazine. Sporting Classics Africa, edited by Chuck Weschler, will showcase more than 50 illustrations by Bob Kuhn, widely hailed as the world's foremost wild animal artist.
About the Author
Chuck Wechsler is the publisher and editor of Sporting Classics magazine. He lives in Columbia, South Carolina.