Details Stories of big-game hunting in Africa and India in the nineteenth century, Edwardian pheasant and grouse shooting, and sport in the modern world Great shooting characters of the past--men like Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey and Colonel Peter HawkerThe World?s Greatest Shooting Stories is a collection of remarkable true-life tales from across the world, focusing on the past two hundred years of sporting shooting. This delightful book covers wildfowling tales, stories of poachers, inexplicable incidents, ghostly happenings, and one in a million shots. Everything from Russian secret service sportsmen who took pot shots at the beaters to American diplomats who went wildfowling by helicopter.About the Author:Tom Quinn also wrote Heaven upon Earth (978-1-904057-67-3).
Pages: 128 pages
Trim Size: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
Illustrations: b/w illustrations