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The greatest fishing stories ever told

Author: Lamar Underwood
Publisher: New York : Lyons Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of essays, short stories, and personal reminiscences about fishing.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Nonfiction
Fishing stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lamar Underwood
ISBN: 158574140X 9781585741403 1592284108 9781592284108
OCLC Number: 44777329
Description: ix, 277 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Lamar Underwood --
Song of the angler / A.J. McClane --
The return / Patrick O'Brian --
Jody's bass / Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings --
Fishing the run / John Graves --
Weather / Thomas McGuane --
Listen to this tale of woe / Philip Wylie --
The intruder / Robert Traver --
The music of the spheres / John Gierach --
Now I lay me / Ernest Hemingway --
The Marquesas / John N. Cole --
Down to zero / Ted Leeson --
September song / Robert C. Ruark --
Bruisers of the weed beds / Ben East --
Roll cast / Neil Patterson --
Adventures in solitude / Charlie Elliott --
Sachem River / Roderick L. Haig-Brown --
The beginning of the season / John Waller Hills --
Thoughts in coltsfoot time / Ernest Schwiebert --
The first thousand-pounder / Zane Grey --
Bright rivers / Nick Lyons --
Septer 18 / W.D. Wetherell --
Midstream / Le Anne Schreiber --
Fishing streamers and bucktails for trout / Joe Brooks --
Striped bass and southern solitude / Ellington White --
A trout stream named Desire / John Barsness --
A moveable feast / Christopher Camuto --
Thread of the river / Odell Shepard --
A creelful of Zern / Ed Zern.
Responsibility: edited by Lamar Underwood.

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