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Death in the Silent Places

Death in the Silent Places

Author: Peter Capstick
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Description
Finally in paperback, here are the incredible true adventures of Africa's greatest big game hunters. With the unflagging wit, attention to detail and gripping suspense that have become Capstick's trademarks, Death in the Silent Places is a truly chilling and rewarding read! Martin's.
Reviews
"Few writers have matched Capstick's flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms...A page-turner that is absolutely spine-tingling." --Publishers Weekly"This book had me on the edge of my seat. . .297 pages of spine-tingling yarns." --New York Times Book Review"Death in the Long Grass is an exciting book, superbly written." --Guns & Ammo"Capstick...is brilliant in his description of his hunts for some of Africa's most vicious killers...The terror produced by some of these pieces is almost too real. As the pages turn, breathing grows shallow, adrenalin is pumped into the veins, the palms sweat until the outcome is resolved and there is time to drag a handkerchief across a damp brow." --Chicago Sun-Times (Triple Recommendation Rating)"Death in the Long Grass will excite you, scare you and make you laugh...as a source of information it surpasses itself, and as a narrative it will hold the reader spellbound. . ." --Guns Magazine Few writers have matched Capstick's flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms...A page-turner that is absolutely spine-tingling. Publishers Weekly This book had me on the edge of my seat. . .297 pages of spine-tingling yarns. New York Times Book Review Death in the Long Grass is an exciting book, superbly written. Guns & Ammo Capstick...is brilliant in his description of his hunts for some of Africa's most vicious killers...The terror produced by some of these pieces is almost too real. As the pages turn, breathing grows shallow, adrenalin is pumped into the veins, the palms sweat until the outcome is resolved and there is time to drag a handkerchief across a damp brow. Chicago Sun-Times (Triple Recommendation Rating) Death in the Long Grass will excite you, scare you and make you laugh...as a source of information it surpasses itself, and as a narrative it will hold the reader spellbound. . . Guns Magazine" Few writers have matched Capstick's flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms...A page-turner that is absolutely spine-tingling. "Publishers Weekly" This book had me on the edge of my seat. . .297 pages of spine-tingling yarns. "New York Times Book Review" "Death in the Long Grass "is an exciting book, superbly written. "Guns & Ammo" Capstick...is brilliant in his description of his hunts for some of Africa's most vicious killers...The terror produced by some of these pieces is almost too real. As the pages turn, breathing grows shallow, adrenalin is pumped into the veins, the palms sweat until the outcome is resolved and there is time to drag a handkerchief across a damp brow. "Chicago Sun-Times (Triple Recommendation Rating)" "Death in the Long Grass "will excite you, scare you and make you laugh...as a source of information it surpasses itself, and as a narrative it will hold the reader spellbound. . . "Guns Magazine"" "Few writers have matched Capstick's flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms...A page-turner that is absolutely spine-tingling." --"Publishers Weekly" "This book had me on the edge of my seat. . .297 pages of spine-tingling yarns." --"New York Times Book Review" ""Death in the Long Grass "is an exciting book, superbly written." --"Guns & Ammo" "Capstick...is brilliant in his description of his hunts for some of Africa's most vicious killers...The terror produced by some of these pieces is almost too real. As the pages turn, breathing grows shallow, adrenalin is pumped into the veins, the palms sweat until the outcome is resolved and there is time to drag a handkerchief across a damp brow." --"Chicago Sun-Times "(Triple Recommendation Rating) ""Death in the Long Grass "will excite you, scare you and make you laugh...as a source of information it surpasses itself, and as a narrative it will hold the reader spellbound. . ." --"Guns Magazine"
Author description
Peter Hathaway Capstick grew up in rural New Jersey and soon learned to love the outdoors and wildlife. After a career on Wall Street he decided to heed his sense of adventure and became a professional hunter, first in the rain forests of Latin America and then in Central Africa. Peter Capstick has long made his home in Africa, the source of his inspiration.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780312186180
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : St Martin's Press
  • : May 1981
  • : 248mm X 171mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 799.260922
  • : 258
  • : Peter Capstick
  • : Hardback