Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders by John Gierach – Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the. Gierach’s forty fishing columns, drawn from six of his previously published books, detail his experiences in a number of fishing venues and his philosophy as a. Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers. Death, Taxes, and Leaky .
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Well, I guess I like it enough to go and buy another of his books, “Fool’s Paradise”, which I just downloaded. Whether you’re hoping to sample the restaurants and grills of Portland or explore the historic towns and villages of the Acadia Region, Moon Maine has activities for every traveler.
It is urgent, compelling and filled with fragments of history that have changed the face of the world. Somehow Gierach always finds a way to weave his hilarious comments on the human condition into essays on nature and fly fishing.
What really drove her away, though, was the complicated demise of her love affair with Sammy, that fateful 4th of July when the levees broke. Reading his stories also feels like you are getting some insider That son of a bitch Gierach. Feb 24, Jeb Harrison added it.
Death, Taxes, and Leaky Waders
Jonathan Milton rated it really liked it Aug 21, It was a wonderful introduction to John Gierach, whom I’ve never even heard of before. Couple nice ones, too. The Dry by Jane Harper. The range of fishing locations and experiences he writes a There were some great essays in this book. Steve Minch rated it really liked it Oct 06, Brings new insights from familiar work, like a wader rearranging a river and putting trout in new places — Booklist.
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The river’s to blame. We fished together a lot when I was younger and I know that his father, who I never really got to know, was also a pretty enthusiastic fisherman. As an avid outdoorsman, a little off center, fiercely independent, and relationship failure, he is kind of my hero.
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This is a book for anyone who has ever wet a flyline.
Like all his writing, these essays are seasoned by a keen sense of observation and a deep knowledge and love of fishing lor Brilliant, witty, perceptive essays about fly-fishing, the natural world, and life in general by the acknowledged master of fishing writers.
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