A Gamy Memoir

Malcolm, Donald
December 1961
New Yorker;12/30/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 46, p62
The article profiles author James Hawker. It says that Hawker has written the book "A Victorian Poacher." He was born in Northamptonshire, England. It mentions that Hawker has begun to poach at the age of fourteen. It states that he bought a gun after he received ten shillings when he joined the British Army.


Related Articles

  • WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND. Burke, Tom; Denker, Bob; Wise, Jim; Jestel, Roger; Branch, Robert A.; Raymond, Michael; Brown, Steve; Rogers, Jim; Mittlestat, Danny; Sigler, Loyd E.; Ulmstead, Brice B. // Outdoor Life;Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 211 Issue 5, p10 

    Presents letters to the editor referencing articles and topics discussed in previous issues. "Busting the Poacher King," which focused on the program of the Colorado Division of Wildlife to stop poaching; "Gun-toting Liberals," which discussed the gun control efforts of the U.S. Democrats;...

  • Brazil wages war on poachers.  // International Wildlife;Jan/Feb85, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4 

    A million caimans are killed each year, and so far the government can not stop it. Working in teams of 3 to 15 men, a team can bag upto 100 caiman per man on a good night. The skins are sold in Europe, Japan or the US and used in luxury leather goods.

  • Putting the sting on poachers. Tennesen, M. // National Wildlife;Oct/Nov87, Vol. 25 Issue 6, p26 

    Description of the job of Kristyn Corey who is an undercover agent for the California Department of Fish and Game. Corey has participated in `sting' operations which catches wildlife poachers who sell sportfish and undersized fish to markets and restaurants.

  • The war over wildlife. Alba, J.R. // Outdoor Life;Oct88, Vol. 182 Issue 4, p66 

    Discusses how law officers are using the latest technologies and techniques in the increasingly violent and sophisticated battle against poachers. Outlines how several countries worldwide deal with poachers.

  • Delaware raises the price of poaching. Dillow, G. // Outdoor Life;Jan91, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p83 

    Announces that the state of Delaware has raised its reward for information on poachers and other game law violators to $1,000.

  • Maine men guilty of wildlife violations. Vanderweide, H. // Outdoor Life;Jan91, Vol. 187 Issue 1, p83 

    Reports that two Maine men, Daniel A. Liberty and Philip B. Copp, were arrested on charges involving the illegal taking and sale of bear parts, particularly gallbladders.

  • Fighting the long-line poachers: An African nightmare. Hurt, R.; Etling, K. // Outdoor Life;Aug91, Vol. 188 Issue 2, p54 

    Discusses how poachers' snares are decimating East African wildlife. How Robin Hurt, manager of Tanzania Game Tracker Safaris, is trying to put an end to the waste and slaughter. INSET: The solution, by G. Bell & K. Etling; The rewards.;The poachers'.

  • Poaching.  // Outdoor Life;Oct92, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p57 

    Part I. Examines how poachers are wantonly killing a staggering variety of mammals, birds and fish and selling their parts to zealous consumers for big-money profits. Examples of crime in the wilderness; Who the players are in this sinister game of wildlife supply and demand. INSET: Cost to...

  • Say no to poachers.  // Outdoor Life;Jun93, Vol. 191 Issue 6, p14 

    Announces a new nationwide hot line for reporting wildlife violations, funded by the National Anti-Poaching Foundation (NAPF). Dial 800-800-WARDEN to reach a state agency; Contact point for membership information.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics