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UPLAND AUTUMN: BIRDS, DOGS, AND SHOTGUN SHELLS
Author: William G. Tapply
Publisher: SKYHORSE, Sep 2009
Combines passion, wisdom, & wit in the 19 stories presented. With rich prose & Tapply's strong eye for detail, this is a fine testament to bird hunting, bird hunters, & the rugged country that they tread each & every season. 6x9 inches, 192 pgs.
In this collection of original stories, highly acclaimed novelist and outdoor writer William Tapply shares his finest stories of bird hunting in the Northeast country. Every season for over thirty years, Tapply has hunted the fields and backcountry of New England. Tapply's warmth and knack for evoking the subtle, telling details of the places and hunts that he loves will stir a new appreciation and excitement in every reader. With his dog Burt, Tapply takes the reader out to his best spots. These are hard-charging tales of success and disappointment, anticipation and triumph?familiar feelings to any experienced hunter.
Tapply combines passion, wisdom, and wit in the nearly twenty stories presented in Upland Autumn. With rich prose and Tapply's strong eye for detail, this book is a fine testament to bird hunting, bird hunters, and the rugged country that they tread each and every season. For those who love to hunt and those who simply love great outdoor writing, this is Upland Autumn.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Tapply is a writer with a fine eye and an acute sense of place." ?Boston Globe
"Bill Tapply is . . . unassuming and funny, practical and wry." ?Ted Leeson
"William G. Tapply is a superstar." ?Midwest Book Review
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
William G. Tapply is the author of more than twenty mystery novels, including the popular Brady Coyne series and nearly a dozen highly praised books on hunting and fishing. He is a professor of English at Clark University and lives in Hanover, New Hampshire.