The Resource A hunter in paradise, Zeff Veronese

A hunter in paradise, Zeff Veronese

Label
A hunter in paradise
Title
A hunter in paradise
Statement of responsibility
Zeff Veronese
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"'Zeff Veronese is one of this country's longest and most respected chamois and tahr hunters ... His prowess with a rifle and camera have been long known and achieved national recognition within the New Zealand Deerstalkers' Association. The collection of absorbing tales and photographs this back country author has provided, strongly conveys honest passion for our wild places and a sincere respect for the game animals hunted'--Kevin J. Whitelaw, New Zealand's Hunting Legends. Why do I hunt? That is a very hard question to answer. Both my grandparents were hunters and so was my father, my brothers and some of my uncles. I grew up in Italy during the war and the years after, in very tough times. However, the hunting instinct was never far away ... When we arrived in New Zealand, we found it to be a goldmine for a hunter and made the most of it. The first ten years we hunted mainly for meat and always had a freezer full of game meat ... Perhaps the last 40 years I have mainly hunted for trophies. Sometimes when in a good spot for a few days, I might see 30 or 40 animals and as they have no trophy value I don't fire a shot but happily film the events. Hunting is still good for me because I enjoy being in the wild. Camaraderie is an important ingredient on a hunt; there is nothing better than being in a tent or a hut with friends who have the same interests and are happy to share their funny stories after a hard day in the mountains"--page [4] of cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
NZDUH
Dewey number
799.292
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
SK301
LC item number
.V47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
A hunter in paradise, Zeff Veronese
Label
A hunter in paradise, Zeff Veronese
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A collection of real-life stories"--Cover
  • Also published by the author
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn990284981
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
x, 259 pages
Isbn
9780994147103
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)990284981

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