THE KEEN SHOT'S MISCELLANY
Author: Peter Holt
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Sep 2008
History & current practice of game shooting is examined in this humorous collection of 300 entries on the subject, ranging from the bizarre, the quirky, & the curious to the downright odd. B&W Illus; 5x7 inches, 224 pgs.
Inspired by the author?s lifetime of shooting experiences and the sport?s colorful history, this anthology recounts some of shooting?s most intriguing stories, including:
How a day?s shooting led to the creation of the Guiness Book of World Records
The tragic, outrageous story of America?s first country sports writer
An incredible shot that made a one-eyed sculptor the toast of Victorian England
About the Author:
Peter Holt is a former journalist for the London Evening Standard. He is the author of In Clive's Footsteps, The Big Muddy, and Stars of India. He lives in Shropshire, UK.