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The Fish's Eye

Frazier, Ian

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ISBN 10: 0374155208 / ISBN 13: 9780374155209
Edité par Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2002
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First Edition (first printing). An essay collection by the author of GREAT PLAINS which explores Frazier's lifelong passion for fishing, fish and the aquatic world. Fine/Fine. Signed by Frazier on the title page. N° de réf. du libraire 71903

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Titre : The Fish's Eye

Éditeur : Farrar, Straus & Giroux

Date d'édition : 2002

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre :Fine

Etat de la jaquette : Fine

Signé : Signed by Author

Edition : 1st Edition.

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In The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors, Ian Frazier explores his lifelong passion for fishing, fish, and the acquatic world. He sees the angler's environment all around him-in New York's Grand Central Station, in the cement-lined pond of a city park, in a shimmering bonefish flat in the Flordia keys, in the trout streams of the Rocky Mountains. He marvels at the fishing in the turbid Ohio River by downtown Cincinatti, where a good bait for catfsh is half a White Castle french fry. The incidentals of the angling experience, the who and the where of it, interest him as much as what he catches and how. The essays (including the famous profile of master angler Jim Deren, late proprietor of New York's tackle store, the Angler's Roost) contain sharply focused observations of the American outdoors, a place filled with human alterations and detritus that somehow remains defiantly unruined. Frazier's simple love of the sport lifts him to straight -ahead angling description that are among the best contemporary writing on the subject. The Fish's Eye brings together twenty years of heartfelt, funny, and vivid essays on a timeless pursuit where so many mysteries, both human and natural, coincide.

About the Author:

Ian Frazier lives in Montclair, New Jersey. He is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker, among other publications. His previous books include Great Plains, On the Rez, Family, and Coyote V. Acme.

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