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A CALM, OBJECTIVE VOICE SPEAKS OUT ON THE VOLATILE SUBJECT OF HUNTING
Jonathan Yardley
November 17, 1980
John G. Mitchell's The Hunt (Knopf, $11.95) is a thorough, sensible and dispassionate discussion of a subject—hunting—that tends to leave a great many people foaming at the mouth. Its author is a specialist on environmental questions, but readers looking for a knee-jerk condemnation of hunting are going to be disappointed; Mitchell understands that his subject is far too complex to yield easy judgments.
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November 17, 1980

A Calm, Objective Voice Speaks Out On The Volatile Subject Of Hunting

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There are no muddy waters in The Hunt. The book is clear, fair and persuasive. Mitchell asks only that the reader bring to his subject what he did: an open mind.

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