by Will Weaver
Following in the footsteps of his father, Will Weaver — Minnesota author, novelist and outdoorsman — has been a hunter since he was a young boy. As he writes, “in the fall, when Canada geese came through and when partridge season opened,
Hunting frames Weaver’s childhood memories, his relationship with his father, and his own definition of self. And although one side of his family lineage includes men who would not hunt, go to war, or carry a rifle, Weaver is caught off guard when his son and daughter show no interest in upholding the tradition of the hunt.
The Last Hunter has been called “a 21st century collection of deeply personal tales—a truly American story.” Weaver’s heartfelt rendering sweeps the reader along on a family journey from an isolated North Dakota farm “built around a fork and shovel” to postmodern America.