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By Guy de la Valdene

From the acclaimed writer of Fragrance of Grass comes a meditation on water and nature, fishing and growing old. On the Water is a gorgeously written selection of essays that every one ensue on or close to the water and pay tribute to the wildlife linked to these ecosystems. There are essays in regards to the finer issues of tickling rainbow trout within the streams of Normandy, and of eagles and ospreys fishing for bass whereas slightly breaking the outside of the water. There are tales of droughts and floods, of canines and boats, of worms and rattlesnakes or even of catching and cooking soft-shell turtles that style like osso-bucco. there's fishing and diving within the Bahamas, tarpon fishing within the Florida Keys, and fly fishing for sailfish in imperative the United States. And there are larger-than-life personalities which are greater than the fish stories they inform! On the Water is a finely honed and good crafted selection of stories for the real sportsman and makes for an ideal significant other quantity to l. a. Valdene’s celebrated number of essays on looking.

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