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 ...
Of a town a few miles from my own , novelist Cormac McCarthy wrote in The Orchard Keeper : " I never knowed such a place for meanness . " I say all this because I've found , over thirty - odd years of life among both urban and rural ...
After he left Linda asked , " Yegods . Who was that halfwit ? " " Him ? Oh , he's a nuclear engineer , works over in Oak Ridge designing reactors and stuff . ” We drove around my little town , its once homogenous 8 / Crosscurrents.
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 ...
... itself a tributary of the Little Tennessee River , the sacred river of the Cherokee , now imprisoned behind a series of implacable concrete dams and on whose banks once stood the Cherokee town from which Tennessee got its name .
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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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Against the Grain
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