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By Steve Chapple

ISBN-10: 0306456346

ISBN-13: 9780306456343

Confessions of an Eco-Redneck collects the simplest of out of doors author Steve Chapple's brief items. this is often open air experience writing at its top, in a league with Tim Cahill, Randy White, or PJ O'Rourke, and the essays diversity from fishing: for tigerfish at the Zambezi, tarpon within the Keys, trout at the Yellowstone; to searching: the "Bambi Syndrome" (Hollywood's bias opposed to the sport), "Dinner Bell Grizzlies," and stalking televisions in Montana; to the bigger questions: "Now or by no means for American Rivers," and the good unasked query concerning the Lewis & Clark day trip: "How have been the bugs??" beneath Steve Chapple's laugh-out loud wit there is a critical plea to environmentalists to recollect that sportsmen (the eco-rednecks of the identify) are one of the so much passionate and potent advocates for conservation of our environment that we have got.

"Steve Chapple teased the 1st spring belly-laugh from an extended brutal Montana iciness. Confessions of an Eco-Redneck demonstrates sturdy humor and the knowledge to grasp that the fashionable American conservation flow is in genuine possibility from disengagement with the usual world."
--Doug Peacock, writer of Grizzly Years
"With wit and perception, Steve Chapple attempts to reconcile the red-neck killer and the spirit of Thoreau that divides the hearts of yank outdoorsmen. This ebook is worthy studying for the bankruptcy on television looking alone."
--Phil Caputo, writer of a Rumor of War
"Chapple writes from the edge--and you are going to by no means view game or wildness an analogous after his wise takes on looking, fly fishing,the Zambezi, Bambi, dinosaurs, ecology, marriage, grizzlies, and lots more and plenty "mountain mayhem." he is marvelous, irritating,and uncommonly wise."
--Nick Lyons, writer of A Flyfisher's World
"This crimson neck is nodding her eco-head backward and forward announcing, 'Yes! definite! convinced! And i'm going to have no matter what he is having! Steve Chapple's Confessions of an Eco-Redneck is excellent. He combines particularly humorous stuff with the prophetic and the real, thereby insuring that each stable outdoorswomen will reconsider. learn it."
--Rebecca grey, Co-founder, Gray's wearing magazine and Contributing Editor, activities Afield
"Steve Chapple is the suitable paddling blood brother: a willing observer, an exceptional storyteller, and a guy who understands while to hold up his wetsuit and cross discover a chilly beer."
--Joe Kane, writer of operating he Amazon and Savages
"Steve Chapple writes with a laptop gun--no hypocrite is safe."
--Rita Mae Brown,

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