[(Red Stag)] [by: Guy De La Valdene]

[(Red Stag)] [by: Guy De La

A stunning debut novel by Count Guy de la Valdene. A novel of desire, murder and chilling revenge.

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For a Handful of Feathers

For a Handful of

A lifelong hunter and wild-game gourmet who has traveled the globe on expeditions with world-class sportsmen, Guy de la Valdéne purchased an 800-acre farm outside Tallahassee and set out to raise and hunt his favorite game bird, bobwhite quail. But de la Valdéne is also a naturalist at heart, and as he planted trees and divided fields, he found that running the farm compelled him to operate as both hunter and preservationist, predator and protector. De la Valdéne structures his reflections around a year in the life cycle of the bobwhite quail, from one generation's birth through mating and the raising of their young. Along the way, he gets pulled along on some side trips: to a masterpiece of controlled burning performed by a Vietnam veteran in a helicopter with 300 gallons of napalm, and to his own adventures when he improvises some dam-raising to fill his pond. For a Handful of Feathers reconciles a passion for hunting with a deep sentiment for the wild. Learning early on that while his work on the farm may awe his friends, he can never impress nature, de la Valdéne tries, with sensitivity and patience, to find his, and perhaps society's, place in the natural world. "A classic that compares well with Turgenev's A Sportsman's Notebook . . . simply and beautifully written."-Th...

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[ The Fragrance of Grass De La Valdene, Guy ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 2012

[ The Fragrance of Grass De La Valdene,

[ The Fragrance of Grass De La Valdene, Guy ( Author ) ] { Paperback } 2012

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Fragrance of Grass by Guy de la Valdene (2012-10-23)

Fragrance of Grass by Guy de la Valdene

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On the Water: A Fishing Memoir

On the Water: A Fishing

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Red Stag: A Novel

Red Stag: A

A stunning debut novel by Count Guy de la Valdène. A novel of desire, murder and chilling revenge.

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On the Water: A Fishing Memoir by Guy de la Valdene (2015-02-01)

On the Water: A Fishing Memoir by Guy

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Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing Photography by Andy Anderson

Salt: Coastal and Flats Fishing Photography by Andy

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Making Game: An Essay on Woodcock by Guy De La Valdene (1990-12-01)

Making Game: An Essay on Woodcock by Guy

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