In the Company of Rivers

In the Company of Rivers

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In this charming collection of fly-fishing short stories, readers will discover that fly fishing can lead to many places. Experience the various journeys taken by the author to places like remote Labrador, Alaska, Scotland, Ireland, and the Florida Keys. Enter a miniscule Pepsi shack on the Catawba in the Carolinas; squeeze into a tackle shop no bigger than a roostera€™s nest on Forty-Second Street in New York City; find yourself on Kettle Creek in Pennsylvaniaa€™s Forbidden Lands. Not merely a travel book of fly-fishing locales, In the Company of Rivers is also infused with the fragrance of Montecristos, the plumy sweetness of vintage port, and the distinctive sizzle of sirloins on a Coleman stove. Readers will also encounter such unique characters as Mr. Earp, a 100 percent West Virginian and 50 percent Cherokee, and Mr. Cotter, the archetypal New York cop turned fly-fishing gentleman. A unique portrayal of the fly-fishing world, In the Company of Rivers will have you laughing throughout the entirety of its pages.And we are nowrolling down theroad in the comfort of Laniera#39;s well-appointed, sky-blue Chevy Suburban, down theroad to Harkera#39;s Islanda€”seven ... He reaches under the seat and digs outa stick of dynamite. They can use it to blast themselves some open water. ... The dog makes itback and runs for cover under the truck.

Title:In the Company of Rivers
Author:Ed Quigley
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. - 2014-05-13


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