The Plume Hunter

Praise for The Plume Hunter

“…a fascinating glimpse into the life of a bird hunter and the complex social, economic and personal issues swirling around the birth of the conservation movement.”
David Sibley, author of The Sibley Guide to Birds

“…Renée Thompson’s gripping novel transports the reader to a time when our nation was trying its best to grow up, yet seemed mired in its own awkward “teen” years…I read this book in one sitting, finding it no easier to put down than Fin did his hunting guns.”
Bill Thompson, III, Editor, Bird Watcher’s Digest

“…Renée Thompson brings us to a place of semi-darkness, with its confused emotions, and allows us to witness the “Hunter” changing from within.  This is a story of process and a quest to redeem.”
Fr. Tom Pincelli, Former Chairman, American Birding Association

“Renée Thompson’s novel The Plume Hunter paints a vivid portrait of the bad old days of the feather trade, when market gunners slaughtered stately wading birds by the tens of thousands to decorate women’s hats.  A compelling chronicle of avarice, betrayal, and redemption.”
Tim Gallagher, author of The Grail Bird

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