A superb collection of stories that captures the very soul of hunting.
For hunters, listening to the accounts of kindred spirits recalling the drama and action that go with good days afield ranks among life's most pleasurable activities. Here, then, are some of the best hunting tales ever written, stories that sweep from charging lions in the African bush to mountain goats in the mountain crags of the Rockies; from the gallant bird dogs of the Southern pinelands to the great Western hunts of Theodore Roosevelt. Great American Hunting Stories captures the very soul of hunting.
With contributions from: Theodore Roosevelt, Nash Buckingham, Archibald Rutledge, Zane Grey, Lieutenant Townsend Whelen, Harold McCracken, Irvin S. Cobb, Edwin Main Post, Horace Kephart, Francis Parkman ,William T. Hornaday, Sc.D, Rex Beach, and more.
Lamar Underwood is the former editor-in-chief of Sports Afield and Outdoor Life magazines. He is author of the novel, On Dangerous Ground, and is editor of several anthologies for Lyons Press. These include, The Greatest Fishing Stories Ever Told, The Greatest Adventure Stories Ever Told, War Stories, and many others.