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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III Branching Out / 141 14 Appleknocker Time / 147 Acknowledgments That hanking all the people who help turn raw. 15 Cabo Wabo / 155 16 Defenders of Midway / 165 17 Ursa Major / 177 18 Ungava Ungawa / 189 19 A Proper Toff / 201.
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 .
It is , sometimes by turns and sometimes all at once , completely irreverent and savagely funny , astute and engaging , eccentric , shrewd , chronically witty , both plainspoken and eloquent , thoughtful , earthy ...
Always , though , it surprises — in the unexpected clash of images , in striking turns of phrase , in a completely anarchic sense of irony and humor , in disparate ideas rubbed together that magically catch fire .
My earliest memories all involve fly fishing : Sitting waist - deep in a riffle with my brother , Walter , and Beth Orrin in front of the Orrins ' cabin on East Tennessee's Tellico River , watching the evening sun turn our fathers ' fly ...
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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
Leave It to Beavers
Gone Mad in the Midday Sun
Thy Rod and Thy Staff
Defenders of Midway
In the Wake of Henry D
Alone on a Nameless Stream
Against the Grain
A Proper Toff