The Resource Fish Won't Let Me Sleep: : the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman, (electronic resource)

Fish Won't Let Me Sleep: : the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman, (electronic resource)

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Fish Won't Let Me Sleep: : the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman
Title
Fish Won't Let Me Sleep:
Title remainder
the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman
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eng
Summary
Have you ever been so passionate about something that it occupies your every waking moment? In his latest collection of essays, celebrated writer and life-long angler James R. Babb reflects on his ardent preoccupation with the sport of fishing one so strong that it often keeps him awake--and further recounts many of his most memorable adventures from a life spent casting flies across the globe. From the majestic lakes and streams of northern Maine, to the smaller brooks of eastern Tennessee and crossing the Atlantic to the lochs of Scotland and the chalk streams of southern England, Fish Won't Let Me Sleep transcends international boundaries to demonstrate that the joy of fishing is universal. Fish Won't Let Me Sleep brims with over two dozen chapters on varying aspects of the sport. In Roamin' the Gloaming, Babb hilariously comments on some of the more peculiar idioms of his chosen passion. The aptly titled "Snide and Prejudice," reflects on the companionship, friendships, and occasional animosities that arise from fishing with others. And in "Simple Gifts," Babb muses on the eternal bane and gift of all fly fishermen the weather. Echoing the tone of great writers such as Mark Twain, Annie Dillard, and John Gierach, Babb's poignant prose and witty observations are true testaments to the unparalleled wit of an American master
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Midwest
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Babb, James R
Dewey number
799.12/4
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Fly fishing
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adult
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Fish Won't Let Me Sleep: : the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832416
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multicolored
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MWT11832416
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11832416
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remote
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11832416
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Fish Won't Let Me Sleep: : the Obsessions of a Lifetime Flyfisherman, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11832416
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11832416
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11832416
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11832416
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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