Last of the Breed Louis L Amour s Lost Treasures

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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Author: Louis L'Amour

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780593129951

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

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“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux. Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures is a project created to release some of the author’s more unconventional manuscripts from the family archives. In Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volumes 1, Beau L’Amour takes the reader on a guided tour through many of the finished and unfinished short stories, novels, and treatments that his father was never able to publish during his lifetime. L’Amour’s never-before-seen first novel, No Traveller Returns, faithfully completed for this program, is a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. These exciting publications will be followed by Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volume 2. Additionally, many beloved classics will be rereleased with an exclusive Lost Treasures postscript featuring previously unpublished material, including outlines, plot notes, and alternate drafts. These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish.

Plott Hound Tales Legendary People and Places Behind the Breed

The Orrs were also avid Plott hound enthusiasts—or, in some cases, mixed-breed Plott advocates. Brothers Dave and George Orr served in the Union army during ...

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Author: Bob Plott

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781625858368

Category: History

Page: 192

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The Plott hound has reached worldwide fame through the contributions of many colorful characters from the Southern Appalachians. Quill Rose--a legendary local outlaw, moonshiner, gunfighter and more--helped cultivate the bloodline for bear hunting. Revered baseball icon Branch Rickey brought national acclaim to the breed through his hunts in the Hazel Creek Watershed. Writer Frank Methven wrote extensively about the Plott hound for decades, and the Methven Award remains one of the most coveted big game hunting awards in the world. Author and breed expert Bob Plott reveals the fascinating people and places that have shaped the history of the Plott hound.

Outing

THE LAST OF THE BREED OF PLOTT By ARTHUR E. McFARLANE L IKE a mountain aerie overlooking mean , " -- pouring again , -- " I don't mean Tennessee , Georgia ...

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ISBN: UCAL:$B648529

Category: Sports

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The Story of the Plott Hound

Like the NPHA, the APA eventually started its own breed and field day events, first in Tennessee, and for the last several years near Rock Hill, ...

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Author: Bob Plott

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781614231103

Category: Pets

Page: 192

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Recognized now as one of the premier hunting dogs in America, the Plott bear hound is unique among hunting dog breeds because it descends from Germanic stock rather than the traditional English foxhound. The breed's story began when its original breeder, Johannes Plott, and his brother Enoch left Germany in 1750 with their prized hunting dogs. This trip across the Atlantic began the two-hundred-year journey that would culminate in the North Carolina mountains with the development of what is now arguably the world's finest breed of hunting dog. This fascinating story of the Plott family and the Plott hound is a classic American tale of adventurers and underdogs--a story that Bob Plott, the great-great-great-grandson of Johannes Plott, is uniquely qualified to tell.

Outing

For him to care for anything no evidence of the race of Plott in the ... << or “ Nobody said anything - nobody could . them THE LAST OF THE BREED OF PLOTT.

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Author: Poultney Bigelow

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ISBN: CHI:74729585

Category: Sports

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From the Mouths of Dogs

When I hear this last breed name leave her lips I am reminded of the only other Plott hound I'd ever known — Dorsey, who had belonged to my neighbors, ...

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Author: B.J. Hollars

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803277298

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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What is it that dogs have done to earn the title of “man’s best friend”? And more broadly, how have all of our furry, feathered, and four-legged brethren managed to enrich our lives? Why do we love them? What can we learn from them? And why is it so difficult to say good-bye? Join B.J. Hollars as he attempts to find out—beginning with an ancient dog cemetery in Ashkelon, Israel, and moving to the present day. Hollars’s firsthand reports recount a range of stories: the arduous existence of a shelter officer, a woman’s relentless attempt to found a senior-dog adoption facility, a family’s struggle to create a one-of-a-kind orthotic for its bulldog, and the particular bond between a blind woman and her Seeing Eye dog. The book culminates with Hollars’s own cross-country journey to Hartsdale Pet Cemetery—the country’s largest and oldest pet cemetery—to begin the long-overdue process of laying his own childhood dog to rest. Through these stories, Hollars reveals much about our pets but even more about the humans who share their lives, providing a much-needed reminder that the world would be a better place if we took a few cues from man’s best friends.

The Last Wild Road

... gave him a pair of bear dogs—a Plott hound named Stud and a Plott-Walker mix called Boney. ... They breed for the long term and pair dogs carefully.

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Author: T. Edward Nickens

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781493059652

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 264

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The Last Wild Road is a raucous, gripping, sometimes terrifying, often hilarious, and deeply meditative journey through the heart of the outdoors in the modern world. Collected from more than 20 years of hunting and fishing cover stories, columns, and adventure tales written by T. Edward Nickens for Field & Stream, this book is a road trip that takes in a huge sweep of the North American landscape—blackwater rivers in the wilds of eastern North Carolina, deserts and prairies of the American West, remote tundra of northern Canada, and the wildest rivers of Alaska. Along every rutted road and rough trail, with a rod, gun, and pen, Nickens meets unforgettable characters—old French-speaking Cajuns at Louisiana squirrel camps, a one-armed fly-tyer in the ancient Appalachians, Pennsylvania brothers who lost their father in a hunting accident decades ago and return to the scene for a powerful, poignant encounter with history. He explores remote wilderness waters to chase trout and ducks, but finds rich meaning, too, in the familiar and close-to-home: fishing with his children, plumbing the forests of local farms, and butchering deer in his basement as a thanksgiving for the gifts of the outdoors. When it comes to hunting and fishing, writing often falls into the categories of where-to-go, the how-do-it, and the-what-to-bring. This book embarks on the question of “why.” Why does the pursuit of game and fish, and the travel to the wild places where they thrive, bring meaning and clarity to living in the modern world? Why do we laugh more, and live more deeply, far from the sidewalk? If you’ve ever felt that way, you’ll find yourself in The Last Wild Road.

The Secret World of Red Wolves

In addition to being an author, Bob Plott is a descendent of Johannes Plott, a German immigrant who created a special breed of bear-hunting dog known as a ...

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Author: T. DeLene Beeland

Publisher: UNC Press Books

ISBN: 9781469602004

Category: Nature

Page: 272

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Red wolves are shy, elusive, and misunderstood predators. Until the 1800s, they were common in the longleaf pine savannas and deciduous forests of the southeastern United States. However, habitat degradation, persecution, and interbreeding with the coyote nearly annihilated them. Today, reintroduced red wolves are found only in peninsular northeastern North Carolina within less than 1 percent of their former range. In The Secret World of Red Wolves, nature writer T. DeLene Beeland shadows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's pioneering recovery program over the course of a year to craft an intimate portrait of the red wolf, its history, and its restoration. Her engaging exploration of this top-level predator traces the intense effort of conservation personnel to save a species that has slipped to the verge of extinction. Beeland weaves together the voices of scientists, conservationists, and local landowners while posing larger questions about human coexistence with red wolves, our understanding of what defines this animal as a distinct species, and how climate change may swamp its current habitat.

The Tennessee Conservationist

... has only in the last few years received national publicity as a distinct breed . This national recognition , however , has created a demand for Plott ...

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ISBN: WISC:89047941323

Category: Wildlife conservation

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Simon Schuster s Guide to Dogs

Brought to the United States in 1750 by Jonathan Plott, the breed has been ... Origin Known since the end of the eighteenth century, this breed was ...

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Author: Gino Pugnetti

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780671255275

Category: Nature

Page: 448

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Describes the origins, physical characteristics, personalities, uses, and care requirements of more than three hundred dog breeds

A History of Hunting in the Great Smoky Mountains

He inherited a love of the Plott breed from his father and later in his life ... Even today this is no easy job, but back then on the last frontier it was ...

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Author: Bob Plott

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9781625843753

Category: History

Page: 128

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Discover the history and lore of this region’s legendary outdoorsmen—and their faithful dogs: “Well worth reading” (Bear Hunting Magazine). Man versus beast—it’s an age-old struggle that has been part of the rugged terrain of the Great Smoky Mountains since humans first encountered the region centuries ago. Bob Plott, a descendant of the breeder of the Plott hound and an avid outdoorsman in North Carolina, takes readers on a quest back through time for a glimpse into the minds and the rifles of the region’s most intrepid hunters. From the primitive weaponry and prevailing tactics of the Cherokee to the audacious rifle-toting ridge runners, and even a gruesome gang of cannibalistic rogues, these stories are truly a gripping tribute to mountain life and the adventure of the game.

AKC Gazette

Leading the vanguard in many instances is the Plott - the breed of choice , past and present , of upland houndsmen . The first Plott dogs brought to the ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924108307996

Category: Dogs

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The Impact of Innovation Entertainment

... this new breed of plot-centric gaming include BioShock (2007), Assassin's Creed (2007), Braid (2008), Gone Home (2013), and The Last of Us (2013), ...

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Author: Tom Stuczynski

Publisher: Tom Stuczynski

ISBN: 9781492366942

Category: Education

Page: 291

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Technology’s capabilities are always changing. Every day, advancements are made that will ultimately have profound effects on society, yet most of these developments go unnoticed by mainstream news outlets. As a result, the general public has largely been kept in the dark about the latest, greatest, and most exciting technological trends -- many of which are poised to reshape the world completely. This series aims to lift the veil off of these developments and shed light on how each could affect society in the years ahead. This book -- the first in the series -- begins the tour with a look at many areas of the entertainment industry, including television, movies, music, printed media, and video games. Tom Stuczynski is a tech industry insider working as a software engineer at one of the largest software development companies in the world. With over ten years’ experience studying technological trends and having obtained degrees in multiple disciplines, Tom has become adept at understanding both the technical limitations and social considerations of cutting-edge technologies. Written for anyone interested in where we are, how we arrived here, and where we’re headed, The Impact of Innovation series opens readers’ eyes to the world of new possibilities created by technological innovation and its potential impact on society. Visit www.impactofinnovation.com to learn more!

The Puppy Place 21 Ziggy

Lizzie didn't know any of the people or their dogs' names, but she knew every breed. “There's a Plott hound!” she'd say. “Check out that schipperke!

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Author: Ellen Miles

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780545324649

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Welcome to the Puppy Place--where every puppy finds a home! The Petersons have become experts at fostering puppies until they can find them a perfect forever home. Charles brings home Ziggy, an adorable short-haired black-and-tan dachshund, from an overwhelmed owner at a local dog show. Ziggy is an active, curious little guy, who loves to explore. But when Ziggy manages to dig a hole under the backyard fence, his curiosity leads him into trouble. The Petersons have never lost a dog that they were fostering before! How will they find Ziggy? Where did he go?

Field Stream

Me and that Plott hound we just left back at my hunting camp have been on everything ... They're known as a fighting breed, but not just a run in ...

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FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.

The Conservationist

... Thomas Walker imThe last coonhound breed recoghunt . The purpose of the hunt is to ported another group in 1792 , and nized by the UKC is the Plott ...

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ISBN: UOM:39015006154390

Category: Fishing

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South Carolina Wildlife

She estimates that there coonhound breeds : bluetick , English , Plott , redbone ... It recognizes the six main carries out his final duty for the night ...

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ISBN: WISC:89034633420

Category: Fishing

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Hounds

Jonathan Plott left his native Germany in 1750 and went to America with a ... the last recorded one being in 1948, this distinctive breed may well now be ...

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Author: David Hancock

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 9781847976024

Category: Pets

Page: 240

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Hounds is a book for all those who admire the most endearing of sporting dogs, the scenthounds, the enthusiastic canine companions of the sportsmen who are thrilled by seeing a pack of hounds in full cry - watching these exceptional canine athletes exercising their delight in pursuing scent, whether real or artificial. Painstakingly researched and packed with information, this book covers both the well-known recognized breeds and the more obscure ones from overseas, some quite unknown to the British public. This book is not a manual covering training, grooming, nutrition and dog care; it is very much a celebration of the hound's contribution to the sporting and companion dog scene, and an examination of their past, their peformance and their prospects in an increasingly urban society.This is the fourth and final volume of David's quartet on sporting dogs following: Sporting Terriers (2011), Sighthounds (2012) and Gundogs (2013), all published by Crowood.