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By William Doyle, Willie Robertson

ISBN-10: 1501111353

ISBN-13: 9781501111358

New York instances 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 proportion the historical past of America’s greatest hunters.

American Hunter is the 1st e-book ever to assemble a chronological historical past of America’s maximum hunters. in response to the strong personalities of colourful women and men, this publication starts with the Plains Indians and strikes via mythical hunters like Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett, package Carson, Buffalo invoice, Teddy Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway, Lyndon Johnson, and extra. additionally integrated are the histories of yankee fox, rabbit, deer, squirrel, duck, goose, and big-game looking, in addition to motion biographies of vintage looking weapons.

Author Willie Robertson, famed hunter of Duck Dynasty and Duck Commander, lends his voice to proportion this bodacious selection of real 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 logic and resourcefulness of the yankee humans is because of the truth that we've been a kingdom of hunters and frequenters of the woodland, plains, and waters.” It’s approximately time we honor American hunters with a ebook that tells their awesome tales of ability, braveness, survival, and downright bodaciousness.

American Hunter is definitely the right booklet for everybody who enjoys outstanding stories of yank heritage and in the event you love looking, game capturing, and huge open areas.

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