The Sound of the Hounds is a collection of stories about coon hunting, coon dogs and the culture surrounding it. It is an easy read to get hooked on as the stories draw you in to the world of hunting from the point of view of a veteran hunter. Gregory Nation has been a hunter and dog trainer most of his life and is considered to be an authority in the sport. He has also won his share of big hunts. He knows hunting and he tells the stories in a way that few can accomplish. You will read this one cover to cover and want to know when the next book is coming out.