Knife Throwing: A Practical Guide
Submitter: No, this wasn’t found in the Children’s section, but it was found in the 796’s-like it’s a sport! It does talk about competitions, but still.
Holly: Isn’t knife throwing a sport? If they have competitions, then maybe so. This isn’t the worst choice for a subject for an adult collection, but I’m sure there are newer books out there. Future circus acts rely on good knife throwing books in libraries!
I don’t know a lot about knives, but it’s possible that they have been re-engineered in the last 40 years in ways that have changed their shape, size, and weight. Seems like those things would affect throwing accuracy. When throwing knives, accuracy seems pretty important, no?
This particular copy seems a bit overly taped, too. At least it isn’t peeling or yellow. Score one for 40 year old tape! I’d love to see the inside of this book. My guess is that the pictures are all in black and white and feature men with impressive mustaches, in short shorts and tube socks, throwing hunting knives at home made targets.
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