Robert Ruark

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Robert Ruark


Born
in Wilmington, North Carolina, The United States
December 29, 1915

Died
July 01, 1965

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Robert Ruark was an author and syndicated columnist.

Born Robert Chester Ruark, Jr., to Charlotte A. Ruark and Robert C. Ruark, a bookkeeper for a wholesale grocery, young Ruark attended local schools and graduated from New Hanover High School in Wilmington, North Carolina. He graduated from high school at age 12 and entered the University of North Carolina at age 15. The Ruark family was deeply affected by the Depression, but despite his families' financial travails, he earned a journalism degree from the University of North 'Carolina at Chapel Hill.

During World War II Ruark was commissioned an ensign in the United States Navy. Ruark served ten months as a gunnery officer on Atlantic and Mediterranean convoys.After the war Ruark joined the
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Average rating: 4.24 · 2,229 ratings · 184 reviews · 21 distinct works · Similar authors
The Old Man and the Boy

4.47 avg rating — 543 ratings — published 1953 — 8 editions
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Something Of Value

4.33 avg rating — 415 ratings — published 1955 — 12 editions
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Uhuru

4.04 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 1962 — 9 editions
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The Old Man's Boy Grows Older

4.33 avg rating — 180 ratings — published 1961 — 11 editions
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The Honey Badger

3.95 avg rating — 210 ratings — published 1965 — 9 editions
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Horn of the Hunter: The Sto...

4.23 avg rating — 226 ratings — published 1953 — 9 editions
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Poor No More

4.04 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1959 — 6 editions
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Use Enough Gun: On Hunting ...

4.17 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1952 — 5 editions
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Robert Ruarks Africa

4.08 avg rating — 52 ratings — published 1991 — 2 editions
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The Lost Classics

4.19 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 1996
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“Any time a boy is ready to learn about guns is the time he’s ready, no matter how young he is, and you can’t start too young to learn how to be careful.”
Robert Ruark, The Old Man and the Boy

“You might as well learn that a man who catches fish or shoots game has got to make it fit to eat before he sleeps. Otherwise it’s all a waste and a sin to take it if you can’t use it.”
Robert Ruark, The Old Man and the Boy

“Time just seems to fly away for a boy. That, I s’pose, is why one day you wake up suddenly and you ain’t a boy any longer.”
Robert Ruark, The Old Man and the Boy

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