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Peter Hathaway Capstick

Peter Hathaway Capstick (1940-1996), a former Wall Street stockbroker turned professional adventurer, was critically acclaimed as the successor to Hemingway and Ruark in African hunting literature. After giving up his career, the New Jersey native hunted in Central and South America before going to Africa in 1968, where he held professional hunting licenses in Ethiopia, Zambia, Botswana, and Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Capstick also served in that most perilous of trades—Elephant and Buffalo Cropping Officer. In addition to writing about hunting, he was also featured in an award-winning safari video and audio tapes.
Captstick settled in Pretoria, South Africa with his wife Fiona until his death at age 56.

Warrior

Peter Hathaway Capstick; Edited and prepared for publication by Fiona Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Peter Hathaway Capstick died in 1996. At the time of his death, the world-renowned adventure writer was putting the finishing touches on this, a stirring and vivid biography of Colonel Richard...

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The African Adventurers

Peter Hathaway Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Hailed as the adventure-writing successor to Hemingway and Ruark, only Peter Hathaway Capstick “can write action as cleanly and suspensefully as the best of his predecessors’ (Sports Illustrated)....

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Sands Of Silence

Peter H. Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

From renowned hunting writer Peter Hathaway Capstick comes the most lavishly illustrated, historically important safari ever captured in print.

Capstick journeyed on safari through Namibia...

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Death in a Lonely Land

Peter Hathaway Capstick; Illustrated by Dino Paravano; Foreword by Don Causey
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

From the author of Last Horizons, Peter Hathaway Capstick now presents Death in a Lonely Land, a second volume of his hunting, fishing, and shooting adventures on five continents—stories...

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Death in the Dark Continent

Peter Hathaway Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Critically acclaimed as a master of adventure writing for Death in the Long Grass and Death in the Silent Places, former professional hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick takes us back...

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Last Horizons

Peter H. Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Peter Hathaway Capstick first earned a name as an outdoor writer in the pages of such magazines as Guns & Ammo, Petersen’s Hunting, The American Hunter, and Outdoor...

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The Last Ivory Hunter

Peter H. Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

A chance meeting around a safari campfire on the banks of the Mupamadazi River leads to The Last Ivory Hunter: The Saga of Wally Johnson, a grand tale of African adventure by renowned hunting...

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African Game Trails

African Game Trails

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

The twenty-sixth president of the United States was also a world-renowned hunter, conservationist, soldier, and scholar. In 1908 he took a long safari holiday in East Africa with his son Kermit....

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Peter Capstick's Africa

Peter H. Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

Peter Hathaway Capstick is a name synonymous with excitement, danger, and high adventure. Sportsman, adventurer, raconteur par excellence, Capstick has been recognized as a modern-day master of...

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The Man-Eaters of Tsavo

The Man-Eaters of Tsavo

St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

St. Martin's is proud to present a new series of the greatest classics in the literature of hunting and adventure, chosen from the personal library of writer and big game hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick....

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Safari

Peter Hathaway Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

From the master of African adventure writing, Peter Hathway Capstick presents the first modern authoritative, comprehensive travel guide to African safari.

Drawn from his years of experience...

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Death in the Silent Places

Peter H. Capstick
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St. Martin's Press

From the master of adventure behind the classic Death in the Long Grass, former big-game hunter Peter Hathaway Capstick now turns from his own exploits to those of some of the greatest...

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Death in the Long Grass

Peter Hathaway Capstick
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

As thrilling as any novel, as taut and exciting as any adventure story, Peter Hathaway Capstick’s Death in the Long Grass takes us deep into the heart of darkness to view Africa through...

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