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Written in the 1950s, Hunter recounts the career of John A. Hunter, a professional big-game hunter and former chairman of Tanganyika National Parks. ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 5.000
bill t
by bill t on Jan 24, 2013

i thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it More


Great book from a White Hunter

by gordon529 on Apr 15, 2010

I first read this book some 55 years ago as a freshman in high school and was enthralled with the stories John Hunter shared with all who read of his exploits and adventures in the wild jungles and plains of Africa. His was a sincere story which told of the rich and the famous, the good and the bad ... More


The Best African Hunting Book

by corbett on Mar 26, 2009

If you read only one book on African Hunting, this is the one, HUNTER by John Hunter (1887-1963), perhaps the greatest white hunter who witnessed a savage continent transformed into modern Africa. Hunter watched and shot elephants with ivory weighing 100 lbs or more on either side, he took maharajas ... More


Hunter is Terrific!

by DWinNB on Feb 3, 2009

A true real life account of the dangers and experiences of a early 20th century white African hunter. Fellow hunters will be impressed by his near death close encounters. More


Best of Class!

by Panchovilla71 on May 1, 2008

This is the best description of what was involved in being a successful big game hunter in Africa during and before the mid-twentieth century. John Hunter reveals secrets not usually known about the trade, including the habits of the big game and the dangers involved in hunting it. More

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Carole K

Adventures of old with Dangerous Game...

This was one of my favorite books of long ago, its the story of a serous outdoorsman from UK and his life in Africa, with around 3 or 4 African natives assisting him. Hunter preferred the big .50 caliber rifles for himself and for his assistants. This is real edge of you seat stuff, from back when ... More

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