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For more than a decade, readers of Shooting Sportsman magazine have delighted in the eccentric character and colorful misadventures of the fictional Major Nathaniel Peabody (U.S. Army, retired). These accounts are delivered in fine fashion by the major's long-suffering lawyer, who manages Peabody's meager trust fund. By popular demand, author Galen Winter collected the finest of his stories in this anthology, The Best of the Major.
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A former attorney specializing in international business law and Latin America, Galen Winter started writing seriously about his passions--hunting and fishing--in 1984, contributing many articles to several national and regional outdoor magazines and writing a game cookbook and two volumes of short stories and essays. He lives in Shawano, Wisconsin.Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:
"If anyone persists in believing that Walt Whitman knew what he was talking about when he characterized animals as 'placid,' he might engage a wolverine in friendly conversation. If he recovers and is still of the same belief, as soon as the stitches are removed, he might pet a porcupine."
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Book Description Down East Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0892725400
Book Description Down East Books, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0892725400
Book Description Down East Books, 2002. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110892725400