Des Moines, IA Author Publishes Boy Scout Leader Memoir

June 30, 2017 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
June 30, 2017 - Life in the Great Outdoors (Trials of a Scoutmaster), a new book by Larry E. Hart, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Life in the Great Outdoors (Trials of a Scoutmaster) is a memoir based on the camping trips of Boy Scout Troop 223 of Des Moines, Iowa. The books has been over twenty years in the making, using the notes of author Larry E. Hart's various Troop Scribes, other Leaders' slant on "last weekend's outing," and his observances of "what occurred."

It is a true diary, written as the Scouts went along. There has been little effort to exaggerate or embellish their endeavors at outdoor living.

Life in the Great Outdoors includes remarks and comments made during these times. Readers will relate to how life with teenage boys can be interesting, exciting, and educational for both Scouts and Leaders alike.

About the Author:
Larry E. Hart has lived his entire life in Des Moines, Iowa, except for when he was in the military. Shortly after graduation from high school, he became a United States Navy musician, serving the majority of his enlistment with the Naval Air Command Band in Pensacola, Florida.

Life in the Great Outdoors (Trials of a Scoutmaster) is a 642-page paperback with a retail price of $91.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4809-1959-4. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore at

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