Akshay Shah and Stephen Alter have compiled and edited a new book titled “The Corbett Papers: Biographical, Legal, & Contextual Material on the Life & Career of Jim Corbett of Kumaon” which is about Jim Corbett, the famous naturalisthunter, has penned down a series of bestsellers about his experiences with wildlife in the jungles of North India.
- The Corbett Papers Book also covers the unpublished reminiscences of Corbett by his sister Maggie and rare extracts from a forgotten work.
- “The Corbett Papers: Biographical, Legal, & Contextual Material on the Life & Career of Jim Corbett of Kumaon” is published by Black Kite Publishing.
- Corbett was born in Nainital in 1875.
- He was known for tracking and hunting down a number of man-eating tigers and leopards in different parts of North India.
- He played an essential role in establishing Hailey National Park, India’s first national park in 1936.
Akshay Shah and Stephen Alter:
- Akshay Shah is an outdoor educator and is also wilderness medicine instructor and naturalist based in Ranikhet, Uttarakhand.
- At present, he is serving as Director of the Hanifl Centre for Outdoor Education and Environmental Study in Uttarakhand.
- Stephen Alter has written more than 20 books, many of which focus on the natural history of the Himalayas.
- Stephen has already authored a novel titled “In the Jungles of the Night”, a reimagining of Jim Corbett’s life.
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