A Hunter's Fireside Book: Tales of Dogs, Ducks, Birds, and Guns

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Skyhorse Publishing Inc., Nov 1, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 162 pages
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For decades, Gene Hill’s articles and books have captured the spirit of the outdoors in a way that inspires and entertains millions of readers. A Hunter’s Fireside Book captures the essence of the life of a sportsman and explores the full spectrum of the hunter’s experience: sunrises in the duck blind, an unforgettable hunter’s moon, the camaraderie of men who know the pleasures of being wet and cold and a little bit lost.
 

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Contents

The Elephant and the Owl I
3
Genius and 100 Straight
17
Save Your Marriage 3 I
33
The Stranger
40
A Mole and a Mouse
53
A Christmas Story
66
The Woodcock Letter
82
Why
95
Be Prepared
109
AMemories of Misses Past II 3
113
Witnesses
126
The Perfect Gun
140
53
153
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Gene Hill was the author of many beloved hunting books, as well as his legendary monthly columns. During World War II he served Okinawa. A graduate of Harvard, Hill worked as a copywriter for several Madison Avenue advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson, before getting his start as a writer. Hill began by moonlighting as an outdoors columnist for Guns & Ammo and Sports Afield. In 1977, he left Madison Avenue to become a columnist full-time. He was the associate editor at Field & Stream, where he also wrote the monthly column, "Hill Country." Hill also wrote more than a dozen books detailing his hunting experiences. He died in 1997.

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