Appalachian Grouse Dog: A Boomer’s Memoir

Dennis LaBare

Non-Fiction

Hunting, grouse dogs, and the great outdoors Like many of his contemporaries, Dennis LaBare’s parents moved to a big-city suburb to live a modest life as a result of the Great...

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Hunting, grouse dogs, and the great outdoors

Like many of his contemporaries, Dennis LaBare’s parents moved to a big-city suburb to live a modest life as a result of the Great Depression and World War II.

Along with the new landscape, his parents of rural origins introduced to him an appreciation of outdoor living like fishing, hunting, wandering through the forest, reading outdoor magazines, and spending summer vacations visiting the folks “back home.”

In spite of the enormous cultural changes that came from the loud, roaring post-WWII era, the voices and traditions of those quiet country origins made their way into LaBare’s consciousness and that of his generation.

Appalachian Grouse Dog: A Boomer’s Memoir is an ode to boomers and the pursuits of the traditional outdoors. Here in clear-eyed prose is the life-changing story of one boy and one dog who made it through the cacophony of modern America to a life of appreciation and outdoor living. It is a celebration of the deep roots of another time and place—of a dog, a gun, and time enough.


by Dennis LaBare
Page Count: 138
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Publish Date: May 12, 2021
Imprint: Catamount Press
Genre: Memoir


BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs
SPORTS & RECREATION / Hunting
PETS / Dogs / General
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / General

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