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A hunting life

Author: Tony Orman
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : New Holland, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Tony Orman is well respected in NZ hunting circles. Now in his seventies, he still relishes any opportunity to escape everyday routine, to throw his gear into a pack, pick up his rifle and head off into the mountains. He is a passionate advocate for hunting and the great outdoors. With A Hunting Life, his 23rd book, he begins with the all-important first deer; he records conversations with old-timers who farmed and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Named Person: Tony Orman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Orman
ISBN: 9781869663179 1869663179
OCLC Number: 740445922
Description: 200 pages, [28] pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Tony Orman, a hunting life
Responsibility: Tony Orman.

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"Tony Orman is well respected in NZ hunting circles. Now in his seventies, he still relishes any opportunity to escape everyday routine, to throw his gear into a pack, pick up his rifle and head off into the mountains. He is a passionate advocate for hunting and the great outdoors. With A Hunting Life, his 23rd book, he begins with the all-important first deer; he records conversations with old-timers who farmed and hunted in New Zealand through the 1930s; he considers deer numbers and talks about conservation, and he recalls great trips with former hunting mates, such as Philip Holden. Ducking and diving between subjects, he notes the changes in hunting, gear and attitudes over the years, and philosophises on the greater meaning of going hunting. Tony also asks some bold, challenging questions concerning the access debate, 1080 poison, the environment and other matters ..."--Publisher's description.

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