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Peter H. Capstick
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Peter Hathaway Capstick

The text offers virtually no biographical data about any of the individuals named beyond perhaps a concise description of their participation in a particular anecdote. Capstick offers precious little auto-biographical information in the text, beyond some personal notes in the Foreword. Capstick offers his 'African' name as Nyalubwe.

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.

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