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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Its evocations of people and places are vibrant with the texture and vigor of locality ; few writers have such ear for the accent , the rhythm , the picturesque vividness of regional speech . The accounts of the fish and fishing ...
But as this particular monologue is about fly fishing , I have to presume it's a subject at least nominally interesting to you . And , well , I write because some of those navel - gazing fly - fishing essays are among my very favorite ...
... makes me go all teary - eyed but East Tennessee , where in its ripe red clay and fissured limestone my roots intertwine deep and ancient . We are not like other people , us East Tennesseeans . But we are very much like each other .
When it's blistering hot in Maine and the thermometer's climbing toward triple figures , Mainers will say , “ It's a dite wahm t'day . " On the same day in East Tennessee , we'd say , " Hit's hotter'n four - hunnerd HAILS out chere .
We drove around my little town , its once homogenous population of intermarried cousins now swollen with Yankee - transplant bedroom commuters zipping up the interstate to Important Jobs in Knoxville . I showed Linda where I was raised ...
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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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