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.
A killing takes place in a beer joint on a Friday or Saturday night , and is inevitably preceded by the most chilling words you can hear south of Mason and Dixon's line ...
... then crushing them with scurrilous embroideries of halftruths and lies whispered down party lines ; of unlocked doors and safely strolling late - night streets , and killings and drunken rages and blind superstition and third ...
home , back to family and garden and job and an endless to - do list that flows over my bed at night like the credits from Star Wars . My last day finds Walter and me high up on Roughridge Creek , climbing the rutted , overgrown ...
A bleeping satellite named Telstar chased one called Sputnik across the night sky . Who cared about the authentic past in those synthetic times ? Who cared that those nightly fireside rituals of cane - rod maintenance were communal ...
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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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