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Author Shockey, Eva, author.

Title Taking aim : daring to be different, happier, and healthier in the great outdoors / Eva Shockey with A. J. Gregory.

Publication Info. New York : Convergent, [2017]
©2017

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Edition First edition.
Description 208 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-208).
Summary Eva Shockey is a real-life Katniss Everdeen -- a TV and social media star at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls in outdoor sports. Eva grew up aspiring to be a dancer, like her glamorous mother. But something about spending family vacations RV-ing across North America and going on hunts with her dad sparked in her an enduring passion for a different way of life. For her, that has meant hunting as a way of harvesting food, caring deeply about sustainability and healthy eating, and getting closer to God in nature. In this memoir for the adventurer in all of us, Eva takes us along for the ride as she scales rugged mountains in Alaska, tracks 1,500-pound bull moose through unforgiving Yukon terrain, and meets the many challenges of a life in the outdoors. Along the way we learn that hunting is about so much more than letting an arrow fly or pulling a trigger.
Contents My normal -- "Just give it a chance" -- Taking aim -- The longest day -- Into the woods -- Holding your own -- One clean shot -- Haters hate -- A moose at my wedding -- Diamonds from the sky.
Subject Shockey, Eva.
Hunters -- United States -- Biography.
Bowhunters -- United States -- Biography.
Women hunters -- United States -- Biography.
Outdoor life.
Hunting -- Anecdotes.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Gregory, A. J., 1976- author.
ISBN 9780451499271 (hardback)
0451499271 (hardback)

 
    
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