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Fool's Paradise (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (John Gierach)

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If John Gierach is living in a fool's paradise, then it's a paradise that his regular readers will recognize and new fans will delight in discovering. Laced with the inimitable blend of wit and wisdom that have made him fly-fishing's foremost scribe, Fool's Paradise chronicles the fishing life in all its glory (catching your biggest fish ever) and squalor (being stranded in a tent during a soaking rainstorm). In Gierach's world, both experiences are valuable, and perhaps inevitable. Fishermen everywhere will understand Gierach's quest to discover and explore new waters, the unlikely appeal of winter fly-fishing, or his dismay at encroaching development. Braving trips on small prop planes and down ?Oh-My-God? roads, Gierach and his fishing buddies pursue bull trout in British Columbia, steelhead in the Rocky Mountains, and pike so fierce that a wise fisherman wears Kevlar gloves for the obligatory trophy photo. Equal parts fishing lore, philosophy, and great fish stories, Fool's Paradise may not be a perfect substitute for actually being out on the water, but it's surely the next best thing.
Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Nature
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Author: John Gierach
Language: English
Street Date: March 21, 2017
TCIN: 52154971
UPC: 9781515916116
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-6802
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