Gene Hill Writing Styles in A Listening Walk --and Other Stories

Gene Hill
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Perspective

Hill writes almost exclusively in the first person. These articles are primarily a collection of his own personal observations, recollections, and thoughts about life and hunting. Hill is a lifelong hunter, and he believes with complete faith in the value of the hunting life and a life spent in the wilderness.

Though he admits to an obsession with equipment, and a wish to rise above his strictly average to below-average hunting and fishing skills, Hill believes that hunting is not about skill or the number of animals one bags. Hunting is larger than a sport; it is a lifestyle, almost a religion, and as such its value is much greater than mere gunning skill or a matter of which hunter caught the most. Hunting is an opportunity to find oneself, appreciate one's place in the larger scheme of the world, and find a certain atavistic pleasure that transcends...

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