What's your favorite or most influential book you've read pertaining the shooting sports ? Mine happens to be Elmer Keith's,"####, I was there !" Elmer was a hunter who guided, wildcated some of our most popular cartridges, helped develope the 'old' Model 70 and the .44 mag. Elmer was an innovator and man of action first, and a gun writer second, unlike some of todays writers. He told it the way it was, no mater whose toes he stepped on.