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    Back from South Africa

    General NewsWe are back from a marvelous trip to South Africa.





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    SHOT Show Pictures - January 2011

    General NewsMom and I at SHOT in January, sharing the Harris Publications Booth.



    Yukon Journal

    General News Yukon Journal Now Available!

    Yukon Journal

    Selections from the Introduction by Lindy Cooper Wisdom:

    One day we were looking for a letter when we happened upon a folder in the bottom of the back of a drawer.  With a torn cover and yellowed, brittle pages, it was a carefully organized and typed journal of my father's 1940 summer hunt in the Yukon Territory of Canada.  The text was enhanced by small black and white photographs glued to the appropriate pages, and included all the accompanying brochures and extra notes he had tucked into the pages.  It was a surprise to both my mother and me and we felt like we had discovered a bag of gold.  What a treasure!

    This journal chronicles my father's third big game hunt, undertaken in August of 1940, not long after his 20th birthday.  It is a clear picture of a specific place in time and evocative of the kind of young man my father was.  

    What struck me most was his mature ability to absorb the experience--to relish the grandeur of the scene, aside from the goal of the hunt.  His writing is boyish and wryly humorous.  He had not yet learned to use adjectives sparingly.  His enthusiasm for every aspect of this adventure is energizing.  His meticulous attention to the details of each shot and the ballistics involved is not new, but it makes me wonder just where and when it began.  He calls this hunt, "...one of the most magnificent adventures I ever expect to have."  This journal allows the reader to participate in that adventure.

    We have here reprinted the journal in its entirety for all to enjoy.  

    96 Pages 7 x 10 hardcover 4-color reproduction of over 40 black & white photos superb quality paper and binding materials with samples of menus, letters, period hunting brochures, and other miscellany that make this a true treasure for Cooper fans, historians, and hunters!

    $50 plus $10 shipping and handling

    Order your copy Here:

    http://jeffcooperbooks.com/


    Jeff Cooper Legacy Foundation at SHOT Show 2010

    General News

    Ivy O'hern - Third Scholarship Recipient - Personal Account

    General NewsI am so thrilled to have been selected as the third recipient of the Jeff Cooper Legacy Scholarship. I am very grateful to Mrs. Janelle and the entire Cooper family for this amazing experience. I attended the June 2009 250 Defensive Pistol class under the instruction of Jay Tuttle, Steve Tarani, and John Hutchinson. These three men are excellent trainers, leaders, and mentors. The five day course consisted of both classroom experience and range practice.

    Jeff Cooper's Theodore Roosevelt Reunion

    General NewsWhittington Center, New Mexico
    September 26,27,28 2008