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Death in the Long Grass Summary
Peter H. Capstick

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Death in the Long Grass Summary

Plot Summary

Peter Hathaway Capstick was born in 1940 and died in 1996. He was a famous hunter and author. Born in New Jersey, he attended the University of Virginia and worked on Wall Street briefly before beginning a series of hunting and travel jobs in South and Central America. Later, he traveled to Africa where he held professional hunting licenses in Ethiopia, Zambia, Botswana and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). He published widely in magazines during his hunting career and, beginning in 1977, published numerous books about hunting. Capstick, a chain-smoker and heavy drinker, died from complications arising from heart bypass surgery.

In the text, Capstick delivers a variety of hunting adventures and misadventures interspersed with personal commentary regarding many aspects of living and hunting in Africa. The text presents a large amount of social commentary and natural history commentary but is clearly not intended to be scientific in these regards. Capstick is quite...

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