An ode to one man's lifelong love affair with hunting "Valdene's wondrous "field" "memoir" is a rich sportsman's miscellany-- memorable and erudite fowling lore, camp etiquette, ballistics, poaching ethics, glorious anecdote, bloody ducks, persistent bawdiness, and better wine than you or I'll ever drink--all elegantly spun as an affectionate and sentimental education of loss and renewal. It's a terrific book." --Richard Ford Part memoir, part history, "The Fragrance of Grass" stands as a testament to Guy de la Valdene's ...

The Fragrance of Grass 2012, Lyons Press

ISBN-13: 9780762779772

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The Fragrance of Grass 2011, Lyons Press, Guilford, CT

ISBN-13: 9780762764143