Jack Hope

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Jack Hope is a-New York writer and naturalist who has trapped more than five hundred mice, all with Victor snap traps.

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October 1996

In a nation of inventors it has always been the single most invented thing. At this very moment hundreds of Americans are busy obeying Emerson’s famous dictum—even though the machine he exhorted them to build has existed in near-transcendental perfection for almost a century.