SIGNED by the author copy! Capstick - Death In the Long Grass Big Game Hunting Africa.
Hardback in jacket 6.5 x 9.5, 1977 1st edition, signed by notable big game hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick, 297 pages, very good condition, light spotting to upper page edges externally, some perimeter tears to jackets. Death in The Long Grass. Peter Hathaway Capstick (19401996) was an American stockbroker, hunter, and author. Born in New Jersey and educated at the University of Virginia, he walked away from a successful Wall Street career shortly before his thirtieth birthday to become a professional hunter, first in Central and South America and later (and most famously) in Africa.
Capstick spent much of his life in Africa, a land he called his source of inspiration. A chain smoker and heavy drinker, he died at age 56 from complications following heart surgery. Peter Capstick started writing about his adventures in the late 1960s, and published numerous articles in various sporting magazines. In 1977 he published his first book, Death in the Long Grass, which was dedicated to his good friend Dean Witter Jr.Famous stockbroker and big game hunter. The book became a commercial success and established his reputation as an author of true adventure stories. Peter Capstick is frequently compared to Ernest Hemingway and Robert Ruark in discussions of influential African hunting authors.
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