The Teton Trapper's Son

The Teton Trapper's Son : How I Survived a Horrific and Beautiful Lifestyle

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Growing up in the rugged Teton mountains, boys learned early to survive by their wits. Following his father's example, Del Ray Kunz endured howling snowstorms, blinding dust, adrenalin driven trapping excursions, and heart pounding betrayals. His true story reveals how the boy becomes a young man, shaped by a stormy relationship with strong-willed father in an unforgiving landscape. His childhood innocence was shattered, and he was desperate to gain his father's approval. Del Ray shares his heartfelt journey to withstand a horrific yet beautiful lifestyle in the Northwest wilderness. Del Ray learned how to navigate the natural landscape to survive. He learned to hunt, provide shelter and gather food for a family. He knew all the basics to sustain a rugged life. In addition, he learned to evaluate difficult family relationships that might have broken a sensitive young man. All his early experiences built the spirit and substance of Del Ray Kunz and prepared him for the distinguished career few people achieve.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507534078
  • 9781507534076

About Del Ray Kunz

Del Ray Kunz is a retired US Air Force officer and Special Agent from the US Office of Special Investigations (OSI). He was responsible for all anti-terrorism investigations involving USAF assets in Central and South America, and assisted the Secret Service to protect President Richard M. Nixon, the King of Thailand and a host of other dignitaries, foreign and domestic. He still enjoys trout fishing and loves to retell a good story.
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