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The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors
 

The Fish's Eye: Essays about Angling and the Outdoors (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Frazier, Ian

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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 aquatic 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 shimme...ring bonefish flat in the Florida Keys, in the trout streams of the Rocky Mountains. He marvels at the fishing in the turbid Ohio River by downtown Cincinnati, where a good bait for catfish 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 contain sharply focused observations of the American outdoors, a place filled with human alterations and detritus that somehow remain defiantly unruined. Frazier's simple love of the sport lifts him to a straight-ahead angling description that's 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.
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ISBN 9780312421694
Publisher Picador
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Availability
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ISBN-13 9780312421694
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
Publisher Picador
Imprint Picador USA
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Frazier, Ian
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Fishing, Angling
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 13mm
Dewey Code 799.1
Weight 204g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Fishing, Field Sports & Outdoor Activities
ONIX Text General/trade

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