Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's Progress
Rowman & Littlefield, 1 mei 2002 - 224 pagina's
One of the most eccentric and riveting voices to be heard in the world of fly fishing has his say on just about every aspect of angling.
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Growing up in a small East Tennessee town and eventually chafing against its small - town provincialism , Babb moved north , a hillbilly with dreadlocks and a beard who married into Boston's cultural elite where , he says , " I learned ...
And as ancestral Babbs would eventually strike out for Tennessee , so Jim Babb branches out to new territory and discovers once again echoes of home . It is a wonderful and strange genealogical déjà vu where the past waits around every ...
My earliest memories all involve fly fishing : Sitting waist - deep in a riffle with my brother , Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly ...
I say this even though I have lived more than half my fifty years in Maine and left East Tennessee behind at the age of seventeen . But being an East Tennesseean is not something you ever stop being , no matter how long you've been away ...
We are not even like other Tennesseeans ; the bluegrass Democrats from Middle Tennessee and the Deep South denizens of West Tennessee share in common with the ridge - running Republicans of East Tennessee only a state capital ...
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CROSSCURRENTS: A Fly Fisher's ProgressGebruikersrecensie - Kirkus
A fireside collection of fly-fishing pieces, touched with—but not drowned in—folksy wisdom and whimsy, from Gray's Sporting Journal editor and columnist Babb. These short essays are divided into two ... Volledige review lezen
Crosscurrents: A Fly Fisher's ProgressGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
Every few years one wonders if the fountain of talented essayists on fly-fishing is running dry. Then someone like Babb (editor of Gray's Sporting Journal since 1997) comes along. In this outstanding ... Volledige review lezen
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