Don Thomas's writing is superb: full of humor, affection, knowledge, and brilliant descriptive passages. Consider the following, from a chapter on hunting sharptail grouse: One minute I am alone with the dog and the silence, and then a roll of thunder rises from the grass, all wingbeats and the rich, throaty chuckle that fixes the sharptail's identity at once for the experienced prairie gunner.Fool Hen Blues is, in the end, a warm tribute to Labs, which Thomas loves for their enthusiasm, tolerance, marking ability, and ...

Fool Hen Blues 1995, Countrysport Press

ISBN-13: 9781885106148