Issue 84: Mr. Blue by Mark Lane
When I was six years old, I shot a man.
People think I am joking when I say this, as I do occasionally, if prodded, in a group that wants to talk guns or hunting or the excesses of the rural South. It has been nearly twenty years since I discharged a firearm or spent any time in a deer stand or duck blind, yet I am considered an authority on such matters, since I live among people who are not. Read more…
In this piece from our Spring issue, writer Mark Lane recounts the most memorable hunting excursion of his— and Mr. Blue’s— life.
Photo: “Untitled,” from the series The Middle by Lara Shipley