Without apology, the voices here speak of the verities of the hunt, our connections to the land, and the ethics of blood sport, with essays by the best writers in the field: Edward Abbey, Rick Bass, Tom Beck, Jimmy Carter, Jim Fergus, Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Tom McGuane, Richard K. Nelson, David Peterson, and Terry Tempest Williams.
About the Author
David Petersen and his wife live on a mountain near Durango, Colorado. Prior to leaving behind a conventional life, Petersen was a pilot in the U.S. Marines, the managing editor of a national motorcycle magazine, a two-time college graduate, a mailman, a beach bum, and the western editor of Mother Earth News. He is the author of On the Wild Edge.
“This book is a search into the hunter's motives, the sometimes mystic connection between the hunter and food and, more fundamentally, an inquiry into our society's lost tethers to the natural world.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review