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Peter Hathaway Capstick

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  • Warriorby Peter Hathaway Capstick; Fiona Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1998; US$ 35.99

    Peter Hathaway Capstick died in 1996. At the time of his death, the world-renowned adventure writer was putting the finishing touches on this, a stirring and vivid biography of Colonel Richard Meinertzhagen, a man with whom he felt he had much in common. Edited and prepared for publication by his widow, Fiona Capstick, this riveting book is Capstick's... more...

  • Peter Capstick's Africaby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1987; US$ 8.99

    For the readers of hunting literature, the name of Peter Capstick is becoming synonymous with excitement, danger, and high adventure. Such highly successful titles as Death in the Long Grass, Death in the Silent Places, and Death in the Dark Continent have established him as the modern-day master of African adventure writing. Sportsman, adventurer,... more...

  • Sands Of Silenceby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1991; US$ 35.99

    From the successor to Ruark and Hemingway comes the most lavishly illustrated, historically important safari ever captured in print. Peter Hathaway Capstick journeyed on safari through Namibia in the African spring of 1989. This was a nation on the eve on independence, a land scorched by sun, by years of bitter war. In these perilous circumstances,... more...

  • The African Adventurersby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1992; US$ 27.99

    Peter Capstick has been hailed as the adventure-writing successor to Hemingway and Ruark. Only Capstick "can write action as cleanly and suspensefully as the best of his predecessors" ( Sports Illustrated ). This long-awaited sequel to Death in the Silent Places (1981) brings to life four turn-of-the-century adventurers and the savage frontiers... more...

  • Death in the Dark Continentby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1989; US$ 26.99

    Critically acclaimed as a master of adventure writing for Death in the Long Grass and Death in the Silent Places , former professional hunter Peter Capstick takes us back to Africa to encounter the world's most dangerous big-game animals. After consulting African game experts and recalling his own experiences and those of his colleagues, Capstick... more...

  • Last Horizonsby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1988; US$ 8.99

    Peter Hathaway Capstick first earned a name as an outdoor writer in the pages of such magazines as Guns & Ammo, Petersen's Hunting, The American Hunter, and Outdoor Life. In this, the first of a two-volume collection of his hunting, fishing, and shooting tales, you'll find twenty-four examples of his keen eye and steady hand with rifle, shotgun,... more...

  • Death in the Silent Placesby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1989; US$ 26.99

    Already recognized as a master of adventure writing for his classic Death in the Long Grass, former big-game hunter Capstick now turns from his own exploits to those of some of the greatest hunters of the past, in Death in the Silent Places . With his characteristic color and flair he recalls the extraordinary careers of hunting men like Colonel... more...

  • The Last Ivory Hunterby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1988; US$ 26.99

    A chance meeting around a safari campfire on the banks of the Mupamadazi River leads to the grand tale of African adventure by Peter Capstick, the foremost hunting author of our time. Wally Johnson spent half a century in Mozambique hunting white gold--ivory. Most men died at this hazardous trade. He's the last one able to tell his story. In hours... more...

  • Death in the Long Grassby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1978; US$ 26.99

    Few men can say they have known Africa as Peter Hathaway Capstick has know it-- leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle paths; running for cover as fear-maddened elephants stampede in all directions. And of the few who have known this dangerous way of life, fewer still can recount their adventures with... more...

  • Safariby Peter Hathaway Capstick

    St. Martin's Press 1984; US$ 8.99

    Peter Capstick's earliest books have firmly established him as the modern-day master of African adventure writing. Now, for all his readers who want to put their taste for adventure into practice, Capstick has written the first modern authoritative, comprehensive travel guide to African safari. Drawing on his years of experience as a professional... more...