The longest silence: a life in fishing/ Thomas McGuane.
- 2 of 2 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.
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- ISBN: 9780525565307
- ISBN: 0525565302
- Physical Description: 356 pages; 21 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY: Vintage, 2019.
From the highly acclaimed author of Ninety-two in the Shade and Cloudbursts comes a collection of alternately playful and exquisite essays borne of a lifetime spent fishing. The forty pieces in The Longest Silence--including seven collected here for the first time--take the reader from the tarpon of Florida to the salmon of Iceland, from the bonefish of Mexico to the trout of Montana. They introduce characters as varied as a highly literate Canadian frontiersman and a devoutly Mormon river guide and address issues ranging from the esoteric art of tying flies to the enduring philosophy of a seventeenth-century angler to the trials of the aging fisherman. Both reverent and hilarious and infused with a deep experience of wildlife and the outdoors. The Longest Silence sets the heart pounding for a glimpse of moving water and demonstrates waht dedication to sport reveals about life.
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