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Author: Jim Corbett
Publisher: Rupa Publications India (20-Jul-18)
Edition: 20-Jul-18
ISBN-13: 9789353040666
Publishing year: Rupa Publications India
No of pages: 195
Weight: 140g
Language: English
Book binding: Paperback

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Edward James ?Jim? Corbett (25 July 1875?19 April 1955) was an Anglo-Indian hunter and tracker-turned conservationist, author and naturalist, famous for hunting a large number of man-eating tigers and leopards in India. He played a key role in creating a national reserve for the endangered Bengal tiger in what is now Uttarakhand. In 1957, the national park was renamed Jim Corbett National Park in his honour.

A famous hunter. A legendary storyteller. A simple man. This book talks about the experiences of hunter and conservationist Jim Corbett, during his years in the United Provinces or what is now known as Uttarakhand. Here we see a different side to Corbett, not as the intrepid hunter of big cats but a man who blends seamlessly with the mountain folk of Northern India. Join him in his adventures and feel the thrills of hunting; follow him into dense forests as he encounters a dreaded dacoit who has a heart of gold; and enjoy the tales of love, loyalty and resilience of simple villagers. This skilful storyteller is sure to keep you glued to the book.