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Casting a spell : the bamboo fly rod and the American pursuit of perfection

Author: George Black
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An avid fisherman offers a personal and cultural history of the bamboo fly rod and the sport it represents, profiling gifted craftsmen who pursue the perfect fly-fishing rod and examining the tension between individual creativity and mass production.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Black
ISBN: 1400063965 9781400063963
OCLC Number: 69241563
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiv, 244 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Some Important Dates xix --
Part 1 Old Masters 1 --
Part 2 Fathers and Sons 99 --
Part 3 Renaissance Men 133.
Responsibility: George Black.
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An avid fisherman offers a personal and cultural history of the bamboo fly rod and the sport it represents, profiling gifted craftsmen who pursue the perfect fly-fishing rod and examining the tension between individual creativity and mass production.

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