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Fish on, fish off : the misadventures and odd encounters of the self-taught angler

Author: Stephen Sautner
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Lyons Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Fish On, Fish Off is the angling version of Bill Brysons A Walk in the Woods. Through a series of nearly 50 personal essays, the author explores what happens when the self-taught, DIY angler sets out to fish the world and winds up stumbling into every possible pitfall and danger along the way. These include: getting chased from a river by an elephant, surviving a terrifying helicopter ride over the Straits of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Humor
Named Person: Stephen Sautner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Sautner
ISBN: 9781493025053 1493025058
OCLC Number: 952139023
Description: xiv, 176 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Stephen Sautner.

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"Fish On, Fish Off is the angling version of Bill Brysons A Walk in the Woods. Through a series of nearly 50 personal essays, the author explores what happens when the self-taught, DIY angler sets out to fish the world and winds up stumbling into every possible pitfall and danger along the way. These include: getting chased from a river by an elephant, surviving a terrifying helicopter ride over the Straits of Magellan, and breaking his only rod on the second cast in Cuba's Bay of Pigs."--ONIX annotation.

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'Almost anybody can tell the hero stories and tales of conquest, but it takes a real writer (and angler) to be able to convey failure and challenges in a way that's still grippy and entertaining. Read more...

 
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