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If You Didn't Bring Jerky, What Did I Just Eat : Misadventures in Hunting, Fishing, and the Wilds of
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Whether he is accidentally cooking his brain with hand warmers or yanking his lure away from a trophy fish just before it takes the bait, Bill Heavey can do no right. For almost a decade, he has chronicled his incompetence on the back page ofField & Stream, where his hilarious dispatches about life as a hapless outdoorsman who lives in suburbia have earned him legions of fans. But Heavey is more than a humorist. The stories in this book range from amusing tales of a modern dad struggling to navigate the finer points of parenting and married life to longer and more serious narratives that involve travel, adventure, and tragedy. No matter what he’s writing about, Heavey is a master of blending humor and pathosand wide-ranging outdoor enthusiasmsinto a poignant and potent stew.
A humorous compilation of nonfiction essays by the popular "Sportsman's Life" columnist for
Field & Stream shares the author's zany observations on life as an outdoorsman, his whimsical adventures in the wilderness and in suburbia, and his reflections on how to survive a midlife crisis, family, Disney cartoons, dogs, and more. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 295
Sub-Genre: Topic / Sports
Author: Bill Heavey
Street Date: October 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-3285