Keys to the Kingdom

  • Title: Keys to the Kingdom
  • Author: Jack O'Connor
  • ISBN: 9781844881536
  • Page: 166
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Keys to the Kingdom When Jack O Connor took over as Kerry football manager in he was a relative unknown Three All Ireland finals and two Sam Maguire trophies later he stepped down having established himself as
    When Jack O Connor took over as Kerry football manager in 2004, he was a relative unknown Three All Ireland finals, and two Sam Maguire trophies, later, he stepped down, having established himself as one of the greats In this text he gives a vivid, frank account of those three seasons.

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      Published :2019-07-13T14:54:43+00:00

    About Jack O'Connor


    1. Jack O Connor was best known as a writer for Outdoor Life, magazine, where he served as Shooting Editor for 31 years.Jack O Connor taught English at the University of Arizona, and became its first journalism professor His first love was the outdoors and writing about hunting, firearms, and the natural history of big game animals As the longtime firearms editor for Outdoor Life magazine, O Connor hunted and collected trophies throughout the world, and introduced millions of readers to hunting and firearms O Connor moved to Lewiston, Idaho in 1948 and he lived there until his death in 1978.O Connor was well known among shooters and hunters as a proponent of the.270 Winchester and 7x57mm Mauser.275 Rigby cartridges His knowledge of hunting and shooting was extensive, and he had a firm opinion on everything He was one of America s greatest hunting and gun writers of the twentieth century.Jack O Connor authored over a dozen non fiction books including Game in the Desert The Rifle Book The Complete Book of Rifles and Shotguns The Big Game of North America The Art of Hunting Big Game in North America, and Sheep and Sheep Hunting He also wrote two western novels, Conquest, and Boom Town, and the autobiography of his formative years Horse and Buggy West A Boyhood on the Last Frontier According to his son Bradford, in an introduction written for the 2004 book, The Lost Classics of Jack O Connor, Jack wrote than 1200 articles for hunting and fishing magazines, and also wrote romantic novellas and articles for Redbook, Mademoiselle, Reader s Digest, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, the literary magazine Midland, and other magazines popular in the 1930s and 1940s.Thanks to his education and teaching experience O Connor s writing skills and style were far above the norm for outdoor magazines An O Connor story always taught the reader something about hunting, shooting, or sportsmanship He had the ability to make the reader feel as if they were right there with him, and he usually closed a hunting story with a bit of humor or an exclamation by one of the characters, leaving the reader eager for .


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