Fishing Stories

Fishing Stories Fishing Stories nets an abundant catch of wonderful writing in a wide variety of genres and styles The moods range from the rollicking humor of Rudyard Kipling s On Dry Cow Fishing as a Fine Art and t

  • Title: Fishing Stories
  • Author: Henry Hughes
  • ISBN: 9780307961884
  • Page: 223
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Fishing Stories nets an abundant catch of wonderful writing in a wide variety of genres and styles The moods range from the rollicking humor of Rudyard Kipling s On Dry Cow Fishing as a Fine Art and the rural gothic of Annie Proulx s The Wer Trout to the haunting elegy of Norman Maclean s A River Runs Through It Many of these tales celebrate human bonds forged overFishing Stories nets an abundant catch of wonderful writing in a wide variety of genres and styles The moods range from the rollicking humor of Rudyard Kipling s On Dry Cow Fishing as a Fine Art and the rural gothic of Annie Proulx s The Wer Trout to the haunting elegy of Norman Maclean s A River Runs Through It Many of these tales celebrate human bonds forged over a rod, including Guy de Maupassant s Two Friends, Jimmy Carter s Fishing with My Daddy, and an excerpt from Ernest Hemingway s The Garden of Eden Some deal in reverence and romance, as in Roland Pertwee s The River God, and some in adventure and the stuff of legend, as in Zane Grey s The First Thousand Pounder and Ron Rash s Their Ancient Glittering Eyes There are narratives that confront head on the heartbreaks and frustrations of the sport, from Thomas McGuane s meditation on long spells of inaction as the essence of fishing in The Longest Silence to Raymond Carver s story of a boy s deflated triumph in the gut wrenching masterpiece Nobody Said Anything And alongside the works of literary giants are the memories of people both great and humble who have found meaning and fulfillment in fishing, from a former American president to a Scottish gamekeeper s daughter.Whether set against the open ocean or tiny mountain streams, in ancient China, tropical Tahiti, Paris under siege, or the vast Canadian wilderness, these stories cast wide and strike deep into the universal joys, absurdities, insights, and tragedies of life.This beautiful hardcover edition features seven original woodcut illustrations by Paul Gentry, and includes a silk ribbon marker, European style half round spine, and full cloth case with two color foil stamping.

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    1. Fishing is an intrinsic activity to human life. //Fishing Stories// explores fishing stories, all the way back to fishing stories from the ancient histories of Siberia and China, to more recent stories from Europe and America. They provide a fascinating look at both practical tips, straight history, and some philosophical implications at one of mankind’s oldest activities, an activity as much a part of us as the ancient oceans in our blood.The stories chosen show that fishing is something we h [...]


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