Bill Heavey is an editor-at-large for Field & Stream and the author of three previous books: You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck, It's Only Slow Food Until You Try to Eat It, and If You Didn't Bring Jerky, What Did I Just Eat?. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including Men's Journal, Outside, Washington Post, New York Times Magazine, and Los Angeles Times. He lives in Maryland.
By Bill Heavey
Read by Jeff Harding
A Professional Amateur's Guide to the Outdoors
A collection of hilarious stories about the joys & pitfalls of hunting, fishing, family & adventure
“Readers don’t have to hunt or fish to appreciate Mr. Heavey’s essays, which are more broadly about the bruising limits of middle age. With middle age comes liberation, too—the increasing freedom to defy convention without embarrassment…. Mr. Heavey’s essays, too, are more complicated than they first appear. The title of his book evokes the knee-slapping comedy of the campfire, a promise that his peculiar brand of farce frequently fulfills. But he also displays a gift for the sublime…” - The Wall Street Journal
Released December 5, 2017