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TROPHIES OF THE  HEART
TROPHIES OF THE HEART
Author:Russell Thornberry
Publisher:NATIONAL BOOK NETWORK, Sep 2000
Binding:Hardcover
ISBN:1-58667-012-3
Item #:104658
Price:$35.00

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Synopsis:
Culmination of the most moving, memorable, and heartfelt hunting stories from the career of one of North America's greatest big game hunter. The focus is on the hunts that had the greatest emotional impact because the greatest trophies of all are the memories that one keeps forever. Everything from his sons's first hunt, to zany & wild stories of taking hunters out to guide. In the tradition of Peter Capstick's stories of the hunting world of Africa, Thornberry has a unique ability to give the reader insights into the how's of and whys of big game hunting, while relating all of this in short story fashion. 240 pgs.

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Trophies of the Heart is the culmination of the most moving, memorable, and heartfelt hunting stories from the career of one of North America's greatest big game hunters. Thornberry takes us on hunts for the whole range of game the North American continent; however, the focus is on the hunts that had the greatest emotional impact because the greatest trophies of all are the memories that one keeps forever. Trophies of the Heart covers everything from his son's first hunt, to zany and wild stories of taking hunters out to guide. In the tradition of Peter Capstick's stories of the hunting world of Africa, Thornberry has a unique ability to give the reader insights into the hows and whys of big game hunting, while relating all of this in short story fashion.

REVIEWS
"This is certainly the best book of its kind that I've ever read. It is an absolute must for anyone who enjoys sitting near a campfire or lounging in a hunting lodge and listening to the inevitable hunting stories." ?Royce Armstrong, 3-D Times and Bowhunting Magazine

"These are campfire stories of the best kind, told honestly and with all the juicy details. This book is an excellent one to pick up from time to time, reading just a chapter here and there. But be prepared, after the first couple chapters, you may just have to polish the whole thing off in one, fireside-armchair sitting." ? American Hunter

"In Thornberry's life there has never been an average day in the wilds. The bizarre and unexpected follow him on every outing. And in the end, he says, the ultimate trophies of the hunt are not the animals themselves, but the memories one keeps in his heart. This, also, is a book that belongs on the true hunter's bookshelf." ?Pat Robertson, State (Columbia, SC)

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Russell Thornberry lives in Wetumpka, Alabama, near Montgomery, where he is the editor of Buckmasters Magazine. He is also the author of Derrydale's Hunting the Canadian Giant.
 
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