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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Warping that heavy cane rod into half a parentheses on a giant doughball - sipping carp that didn't even look back when it dragged me off a footbridge . I write about fly fishing because I don't really know how to do much else ...
Like many Southerners with literary inclinations , I needed to grow distant from my roots before I could look back and truly see them — the deafening contradictions of folks unselfishly opening their 6 / Crosscurrents.
Of an old man down the road in Sweetwater who when asked why he dragged a chain with him everywhere said he'd look like a damned fool trying to push it . Back in Maine , I overheard Linda on the phone describing the trip to her sister ...
She squinted suspiciously at my Maine plates and Yankeefied accent , looked me up and down with rheumy eyes , shook her head twice as though to clear it , then finally said : " Whale , yew got the look of a Babb , but I cain't tell ...
THOMAS WOLFE , Look Homeward , Angel They hey're old , these mountains . Some three hundred million years before the Grand Tetons even needed a training bra they towered over the supercontinent Pangaea . As time wore on they sagged ...
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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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