Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Hunting the Hard Way” as Want to Read:
Hunting the Hard Way
by Howard Hill
Thrilling stories about hunting wildcat, buffalo, mountain sheep, wild boar, alligator, deer and small game with a bow and arrow.
ebook, 336 pages
Published April 26th 2000 by Derrydale Press
(first published February 25th 2000)
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
As a hunting aficionado interested in getting into bow hunting in the future, I wanted to read this classic 1953 bow hunting novel. The book has not received its reputation because of its quality. It is a mixed collection of unrelated hunting stories and a couple of chapters on technical aspects of bows and arrows. The author does not really share a lot of his expertise: he states that stalking is critical, but does not really cover the topic in any length. The book is not written very well and ...more
A relatively short read that generated equal amounts of interest and doubt. The stories in it are engrossing and more often than not action-packed. But they can't all be completely honest-to-goodness nonfiction. That said, my favorite was Chapter 22- "Gator Hunting with Osceola", and the section on hunting wild boar is a close second. The how-to sections of the book are, to my way of thinking, even more engrossing than the hunting stories.
Hunting the Hard Way is a collection of hunting stories by Howard Hill. I really liked this book for its interesting but short hunting tales. All of the stories were short, packed with meat, and had some out of the ordinary, or amazing ending.