Meat Eater

Author(s): Steven Rinella

biography & memoir

Revelatory . . . With every chapter, you get a history lesson, a hunting lesson, a nature lesson and a cooking lesson. . . . Meat Eater offers an overabundance to savor. The New York Times Book Review /b> teven Rinella grew up in Twin Lake, Michigan, the son of a hunter who taught his three sons to love the natural world the way he did. As a child, Rinella devoured stories of the American wilderness, especially the exploits of his hero, Daniel Boone. He began fishing at the age of three and shot his first squirrel at eight and his first deer at thirteen. He chose the colleges he went to by their proximity to good hunting ground, and he experimented with living solely off wild meat. As an adult, he feeds his family from the food he hunts. i> i>Meat Eater chronicles Rinella's lifelong relationship with nature and hunting through the lens of ten hunts, beginning when he was an aspiring mountain man at age ten and ending as a thirty-seven-year-old Brooklyn father who hunts in the remotest corners of North America. He tells of having a struggling career as a fur trapper just as fur prices were falling; of a dalliance with catch-and-release steelhea

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Steven Rinella is the author of American Buffalo- In Search of a Lost Icon, which was the winner of the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award, and The Scavenger's Guide to Haute Cuisine. He is the host of the television show MeatEater on the Sportsman Channel, and was the host of the Travel Channel's The Wild Within, which was nominated for a James Beard Award. His writing has appeared in such publications as Outside, Field and Stream, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Vogue, Men's Journal, and Salon. Born and raised in Michigan, he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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  • : 9780385529822
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : Random House Publishing Group
  • : 0.216
  • : July 2013
  • : 202mm X 132mm X 19mm
  • : United States
  • : books

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  • : Steven Rinella
  • : Paperback
  • : 799.2092
  • : 256