Author: Jay Cassell & Peter Fiduccia, Editors
Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), Oct 1999
A collection of more than 300 quotes from notable hunters through the ages. Captures essence of the sport, with all its joys, idiosyncrasies, & challenges. 6x7 inches, 288 pgs.
This entertaining and memorable compilation of some of the wisest and most perceptive comments on hunting will make a great gift not only for hunters, but for fishermen and naturalists.
Some of the many notable writers included are: Havilah Babcock, Rudyard Kipling, Jack O'Connor, Fred Bear, Aldo Leopold, Robert Ruark, James Fenimore Cooper, Meriwether Lewis, Archibald Rutledge, William Faulkner, David Mamet, Henry David Thoreau, George Bird Grinnell, Thomas McGuane, Leo Tolstoy, Ernest Hemingway, James Michener, and Ivan Turgenev
The hunter is the alert man. --Jose Ortega y Gasset, Meditations on Hunting (1942)
In a civilized and cultivated country, wild animals only continue to exist at all when preserved by sportsmen. --Theodore Roosevelt (1905)
In the joy of hunting is intimately woven the love of the great outdoors. The beauty of woods, valleys, mountains, and skies feeds the soul of the sportsman where the quest of game only whets his appetite. --Dr. Saxton Pope, Hunting with the Bow and Arrow (1923)
ABOUT THE EDITORS
Jay Cassell, the editor-at-large of the Lyons Press and a contributing editor of Outdoor Life, is well known as a big-game hunter, and co-hosts the nationally syndicated Woods 'N Water television show. He is the executive vice president of Night Owl Communications, Publishing Consultants, and of Fiduccia and Cassell Video Productions.
Peter Fiduccia is a nationally recognized authority on whitetail deer. He is a co-host of the Woods 'N Water television show and a contributing editor of Sports Afield. He is the senior vice president of Night Owl Communications Publishing Consultants, and of Fiduccia and Cassell Video Productions.