STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Sunbury Press has released author Bob Ford's fourth humorous short story collection in the "Beagle Tales" series about beagles, hunting, family and the changing times. About the book: BT4_fcThis fourth installment of Ford's short stories mixes a love for the hunt and a thorough appreciation of the beagle as a cherished pet. Whether he is navigating the wild lands looking for rabbits or the wilder terrain of human relationships, the author is always looking for the important things in life, and casting them in a humorous light. Beagles and rabbit hunting are featured prominently in these collected assays, although the tales of the hunt are often a medium to tell a more profound story. Laugh along with his nostalgic remembrances of childhood, unique perspectives on life today, and the joys of living with hunting house beagles. Bob Ford is an Excellence in Craft winner in humor for the Outdoor Writers Association of America (2012). Excerpt: ... As many of you may have discovered, wives are not fond of live bait in the refrigerator door, especially if the bait comes in small, round, plastic containers that resemble the ones restaurants utilize for salad dressing and other condiments. Can your marriage survive a culinary accident wherein your wife pours the leftover dressing onto her salad only to realize that her food is now covered in wax worms? This very thing happened in our house. We were able to get along just fine after all the shrieking ended. There is nothing non-masculine about shrieking after your wife throws wax worms down your shirt, by the way ... Beagle Tales 4 Authored by Bob Ford List Price: $14.95 5.5" x 8.5" (13.97 x 21.59 cm) Black & White on Cream paper 190 pages Sunbury Press, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1620063118 ISBN-10: 1620063115 BISAC: Pets / Dogs / Breeds Also available on Nook and Kindle For more information, please see: