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

Author: Stephen Sautner
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fish On, Fish Off is the angling version of Bill Bryson's 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: Electronic books
Anecdotes
Humor
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Stephen Sautner
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Sautner
ISBN: 1493025066 9781493025060
OCLC Number: 969442981
Description: 1 online resource (178 pages) : color illustrations
Responsibility: Stephen Sautner.

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Fish On, Fish Off is the angling version of Bill Bryson's 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.

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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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