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Title:
Cabela's, world's foremost outfitter : a history
Author:
Cabela, David, 1972-
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Publication Information:
Forest Dale, Vt. : P.S. Eriksson, Publisher, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xx, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780839712800
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

In 1961, Dick Cabela, with his wife, Mary, and his brother, Jim, turned his kitchen table into the foundation of what would become one of the world's top outfitting companies. The origins of this successful business are traced from Dick's bout with polio to his deep love of fishing and hunting that would inspire him.


Author Notes

David Cabela holds a degree in English from the University of Nebraska. He is the son & nephew of the founders of Cabela's. When not at his home in Nebraska writing, he spends his time stalking fish & game in his second home - the outdoors.

(Bowker Author Biography)


Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xiii
Chronologyp. xvii
1. A Humble Dreamp. 3
2. First Catalogsp. 17
3. The Move to Sidneyp. 55
4. From a Passion to a Businessp. 75
5. The Invention of the Telephonep. 107
6. Retail Expansionp. 119
7. The Sidewalk Salep. 139
8. All in the Familyp. 147
9. The Customersp. 169
10. Accomplishments Honoredp. 177
11. Generous Naturep. 185
12. Expanding Horizonsp. 195
13. The Juggling Actp. 203
14. Essential Tackle for a Successful Catalog Companyp. 211
15. What It All Meansp. 221
Indexp. 227