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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Acknowledgments That hanking all the people who help turn raw thought into a finished book can become as ridiculously rambling as an Oscar - acceptance speech and just about as annoying , so I'll keep this short .
He left with a head full of Marley and Mozart and moved farther north , working for a time as a self - employed commercial lobsterman and then jumping ship to become a book editor for a small nautical publisher soon snapped up by a ...
vine together until , like it or not or both , who you are and where you came from become very much the same question . Personal identity and place intertwine so deeply that they cannot be teased apart . Nor should they be .
Certainly I didn't choose to become a fly fisherman , no more than I chose to be born with blond hair and blue eyes and unhealthy appetites for fried chicken and what is known in polite circles as low humor .
... out and gleefully gnawed over with our aggressively informal and outwardly illiterate language , so liberally peppered with grotesqueries and wild exaggerations . In East Tennessee a handkerchief becomes a snotrag , a TAKING A SET / 7.
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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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Thy Rod and Thy Staff
Defenders of Midway
In the Wake of Henry D
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Against the Grain
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