MFair, "Horses Don't Fly" is an outstanding book, one of the best of the personal pilot recollections in my humble opinion. You couldn't go wrong modeling your Jericho after Libby. And, with age comes wisdom, at least for those of us who are lucky.
Fullofit, I doubt very much Swany got all the Hun. I'm sure there are still plenty to go around, twice. And a feast indeed! There will even be morels, (or "morilles" in the French vernacular). Swany found dozens of the delectable fungi popping up around the base of an old, broken apple tree back in the woods near where he had set up his quail trap.