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The annual Big Arsenic fishing contest! : a novel, John Nichols

Label
The annual Big Arsenic fishing contest! : a novel
Title
The annual Big Arsenic fishing contest!
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Nichols
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On the surface this book spins a fisherman's tall tale about a ribald angling contest between three middle-aged friends who love (and perhaps hate) each other: a preppy trilingual Machiavelli, an intellectual ghetto pool shark, and a brawny Texan who defies his own macho stereotype. All professional writers, the men have met every autumn for eighteen years at the Big Arsenic Springs on the Río Grande to fly-cast for trout and argue about life, literature, marriage, and eco-Armageddon. Their escapades reveal a spirited paean to a beautiful river gorge, and also a poignant cautionary fable about male friendship and cutthroat competition. As aging cripples them all, tragedy mars the tournament
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533694
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nichols, John Treadwell
Dewey number
813/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Male friendship
  • Fishing stories
  • Fishing stories
Label
The annual Big Arsenic fishing contest! : a novel, John Nichols
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1667558
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 214 pages
Isbn
9780826357205
Lccn
2016000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780826357205
  • (OCoLC)936433047
Label
The annual Big Arsenic fishing contest! : a novel, John Nichols
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1667558
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
vii, 214 pages
Isbn
9780826357205
Lccn
2016000667
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780826357205
  • (OCoLC)936433047

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