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A River Never Sleeps (2014)
(eBook)


Published: [United States] : Skyhorse Publishing : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781632201096 (electronic bk.), 1632201097 (electronic bk.),
Language:  English


Few books have captured the haunting world of music and rivers and of the sport they provide as well as A River Never Sleeps. Roderick L. Haig-Brown writes of fishing not just as a sport, but also as an art. He knows moving water and the life within it--its subtlest mysteries and perpetual delights. He is a man who knows fish lore as few people ever will, and the legends and history of a great sport. Month by month, he takes you from river to river, down at last to the saltwater and the sea: in January, searching for the steelhead in the dark, cold water; in May, fishing for bright, sea-run cutthroats; and on to the chilly days of October and the majestic run of spawning salmon. All the great joy of angling is here: the thrill of fishing during a thunderstorm, the sight of a river in freshet or a river calm and hushed, the suspense of a skillful campaign to capture some half-glimpsed trout or salmon of extraordinary size, and the excitement of playing and landing a momentous fish. A River Never Sleeps is one of the enduring classics of angling. It will provide a rich reading experience for all who love fishing or rivers

Mode of access: World Wide Web

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Additional Credits:
Lyons, Nick, author of introduction
McGuane, Thomas, author of afterword
Darling, Louis, illustrator
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