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A Hunter's Confession

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Winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Book of the Year and now available in paperback, A Hunter's Confession tells the story of hunting-both its history and the role it has played in David Carpenter's own life, including the reasons he once loved it and the dramatic hunting incident that made him give up hunting for good.

Winding through this narrative is Carpenter
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 18th 2011 by Greystone Books
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Don Gorman
Jul 08, 2013 Don Gorman rated it really liked it
Like I said at the outset, I'm not a hunter. I've never hunted, nor have I ever thought about becoming a hunter. This is still the case.

However, Carpenter has written an enjoyable, Prairie-centric meditation on the natural landscape and the evolution of hunting in the 21st century. The days of hunting for sport and trophies are seemingly (or should be) behind us and we are now (or should be) in the era of hunting with the mind focused on conservation and "localvore" efforts and interests. I'd n
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David Carpenter is the author of several books of fiction and two non-fiction books, Fishing in the West and Writing Home. He has won two Canadian Magazine Awards and two Western Magazine Awards for his essays. He lives and writes in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
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