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ID
c28
Title
"My Poacher."
Genre
Essay
Page Count
2
Word Count
700
Publisher
Countryman
Publication Year
1935
Document Types
Full-text Online
Autobiographical
Topics
Poaching

A testament to Buck, a recently deceased shoemaker/poacher known to Bates as a child. Buck exemplified the traits captured in Bates's novel The Poacher and mentioned as well in the autobiographical Vanished World: remarkable athletic abilities, a rich and spontaneous humor, and a tenderness with children. In The Countryman (London, April 1935, xi, 1, pp. 122-123).


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