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A Hunter's Confession

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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's exploration of the history of hunting, subsistence hunting versus hunting for sport, trophy
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Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by Greystone Books
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Christine
An engaging and well written book that I highly recommend to anyone who enjoys hunting, or who is close to someone who enjoys hunting. Carpenter writes about the books and authors that influenced him as he was growing up; now I find myself wanting to track them all down and read them too, for the additional perspective. I wasn't expecting so much history and research when I picked up this book on a whim, but Carpenter puts it together well and still keeps it real.
Erik
Aug 30, 2011 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Though I did enjoy this book, I wanted it to be more; more about the love of hunting and being out in the woods, and less about the history of hunting. More about the author's personal feelings. That being said, I loved the final chapter, written after Carpenter had given up hunting, which closely approached the commentary that I was looking for.
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