Sportsman's Legacy

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Lyons & Burford, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 115 pages
Offers a look at the life of father-and-son team H.G. and William Tapply, who fished together cooperatively, and developed their relationship, which began in a teacher-pupil mode and evolved into a near equality

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An elegant little memoir, Sportsman’s Legacy was written by veteran mystery author William Tapply (1940-2009) as a tribute to his father, who taught him about hunting, fishing (which his dad said WAS ... Read full review


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William G. Tapply was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on July 16, 1940. He graduated from Harvard University in 1963. He wrote more than 40 books during his lifetime including the Brady Coyne mysteries series, the Stoney Calhoun Novel series, and numerous non-fiction books about fly fishing and the outdoors. He was also a contributing editor for Field and Stream, a columnist for American Angler, and part of The Writer magazine editorial board. He was an English professor at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts and ran The Writers Studio at Chickadee Farm with his wife Vicki Stiefel. He died on July 28, 2009 after a battle with leukemia.

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