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THE FRAGRANCE OF GRASS An ode to one mans lifelong love affair with huntingPart memoir, part history, The Fragrance of Grass stands as a testament to Guy de la Valdnes deep love of, & abiding respect for, the natural world & all that inhabit it. Set in places as far afield as France & Montana, Saskatchewan & Florida, this is a beautifully written book that is also an elegant treatise on everything from dogs, birds, & wildlife to food, wine, & women.The Fragrance of Grass will be treasured by all sportsmen & by the readers of Tom McGuane & Jim Harrison. The authors first book in nearly a decade, it is now being published to coincide with the paperback edition of his classic Red Stag.WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:Valdnes wondrous field memoir is a rich sportsmans miscellany memorable & erudite fowling lore, camp etiquette, ballistics, poaching ethics, glorious anecdote, bloody ducks, persistent bawdiness, & better wine than you or I'll ever drinkall elegantly spun as an affectionate & sentimental education of loss & renewal. Its a terrific book. Richard Ford ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Guy de la Valdne was born & raised in France. He is the author of a novel, Red Stag. His other books include For a Handful of Feathers & Making Game: An Essay on Woodcock. LaValdne's articles have appeared in Sports Afield & Field & Stream. He lives on an 800-acre farm outside of Tallahassee, Florida. ISBN: 0-7627-7977-2 publish date: 09/30/2012
Binding Type: Softcover
ISBN: 0-7627-7977-2
Author: Guy de la Valdene

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