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 .
At times the voice is stropped with an edge as keen as life , laying open thoughts or impressions that tingle like nerve endings . At other times it can barrel down on you with the headlong locomotive energy of a fast freight train ...
Another collection of navel - gazing essays from a baby boomer who got hold of a fly rod and a word processor and thought Eureka , I've found myself . And now wants to share . In a dozen years spent as an acquiring editor for a couple ...
write because the U.S. Navy's radioman school taught me to type fast enough to keep abreast of an uncontrolled thought process that , like fly fishing , transports me to places I never expected to be . I write because it is an outlet ...
I showed her the small - town library tucked into a corner of the War Memorial gymnasium , where I learned about worlds where people talked and thought differently , worlds where anyone could sit by the river and read an unassigned book ...
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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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