At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman

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Simon and Schuster, 2003 - Sports & Recreation - 184 pages
This title marks a significant event for Gierach and his fans. It is his first book of linked essays on a single theme, his first unified book on his favorite topic: the vagaries of the fishing life. As always, he is shrewd and observant, brilliantly capturing human nature as it expresses itself on trout waters.
 

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AT THE GRAVE OF THE UNKNOWN FISHERMAN

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Through a fishing year with Gierach (Standing in a River Waving a Stick, 1999, etc.), one of the most—many would say the most—enjoyable outdoorsmen writing today."Most days I'm a perfectly happy ... Read full review

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There has been a sort of dry spell for Gierach fans. Although he has steadily produced new material-an uneven Standing in a River Waving a Stick; an ode to bamboo rods, Fishing Bamboo; and regular ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
11
Section 3
24
Section 4
37
Section 5
52
Section 6
82
Section 7
94
Section 8
101
Section 9
136
Section 10
148
Section 11
157
Section 12
176
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John Gierach is the author of eleven books, including the famous "Trout Bum" & such other popular titles as "The View from Rat Lake," "Where the Trout Are All As Long As Your Leg," "Fishing Bamboo," & the recent "Standing in a River Waving a Stick." He is a columnist for both "Sports Afield" & "Fly Rod & Reel," & his work has appeared in "Field & Stream," "Fly Fisherman," "Gray's Sporting Journal," & most other national outdoor magazines. He lives in Lyons, Colorado.

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