By William Doyle, Willie Robertson
New York occasions bestselling writer and celebrity of A&E’s Duck Dynasty, Willie Robertson, groups up with William Doyle, the bestselling co-author of American Gun, to percentage the heritage of America’s leading hunters.
American Hunter is the 1st publication ever to collect a chronological historical past of America’s maximum hunters. in line with the robust personalities of colourful women and men, this booklet starts off with the Plains Indians and strikes via mythical hunters like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, equipment Carson, Buffalo invoice, Teddy Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway, Lyndon Johnson, and extra. additionally incorporated are the histories of yank fox, rabbit, deer, squirrel, duck, goose, and big-game looking, in addition to motion biographies of vintage searching weapons.
Author Willie Robertson, famed hunter of Duck Dynasty and Duck Commander, lends his voice to percentage this bodacious selection of actual tales that you’ll are looking to inform round the campfire after a protracted day’s hunt.
As Teddy Roosevelt placed it, “The virility, clear-sighted good judgment and resourcefulness of the yankee humans is because of the truth that we've been a state of hunters and frequenters of the woodland, plains, and waters.” It’s approximately time we honor American hunters with a ebook that tells their brilliant tales of ability, braveness, survival, and downright bodaciousness.
American Hunter is the correct e-book for everybody who enjoys impressive stories of yankee historical past and in the event you love searching, activity capturing, and extensive open areas.
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