Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey by James Prosek, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey

Fly-Fishing the 41st: From Connecticut to Mongolia and Home Again: A Fisherman's Odyssey

by James Prosek
     
 

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The New York Times has called James Prosek "the Audubon of the fishing world," and in Fly-Fishing the 41st, he uses his talent for descriptive writing to illuminate an astonishing adventure. Beginning in his hometown of Easton, Connecticut, Prosek circumnavigates the globe along the 41st parallel, traveling through Spain, Greece, Turkey, Armenia,

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The New York Times has called James Prosek "the Audubon of the fishing world," and in Fly-Fishing the 41st, he uses his talent for descriptive writing to illuminate an astonishing adventure. Beginning in his hometown of Easton, Connecticut, Prosek circumnavigates the globe along the 41st parallel, traveling through Spain, Greece, Turkey, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, China, and Japan. Along the way he shares some of the best fishing in the world with a host of wonderfully eccentric and memorable characters.

Editorial Reviews

Thomas McGuane
“James Prosek has eloquently demonstrated that angling is a kind of universal language: he has taken us on an unforgettable journey.””
Annie Proulx
“Fresh, engaging, and intensely interesting. A joy to read.”
Booklist
“Prosek’s enthusiasm for fish by no means blinds him to the charms and eccentricities of the places he goes.”
BookPage
“A hit.”
Men's Health
“The travelogue format of Fly-Fishing the 41st keeps things jumping.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780060555924
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/17/2004
Series:
Harper Perennial Series
Edition description:
First Perennial Edition
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
599,553
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

What People are saying about this

Thomas McGuane
“James Prosek has eloquently demonstrated that angling is a kind of universal language: he has taken us on an unforgettable journey.””
Annie Proulx
“Fresh, engaging, and intensely interesting. A joy to read.”

Meet the Author

James Prosek is a writer and artist. Dubbed “the Audubon of the fishing world” by the New York Times, his books include Trout, The Complete Angler, and Fly-Fishing the 41st. He lives in Easton, Connecticut.

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