The Resource The Spawning Run, (ebook)

The Spawning Run, (ebook)

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The Spawning Run
Title
The Spawning Run
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eng
Summary
William Humphrey's delightful chronicle of an angling holiday in Wales celebrates two equally astonishing creatures: the Atlantic salmon and the British fly fisherman ̀In order to mate in the same freshwater stream where it was spawned, the salmon swims one thousand miles or more and overcomes countless obstacles, from trawling nets to twelve-foot-high waterfalls. To catch the King of Fish at the end of its incredible journey, the Anglo-Saxon angler subjects his pride, his bank account, and his taste buds-poached milk, anyone?-to similar dangers. Nine out of ten salmon do not make it back to the sea once their spawning run is finished; nine out of ten sportsmen return to the hotel empty handed when the fishing day is done. ̀And yet, year after year, they return to the rivers and streams of Great Britain-fish and angler both. Why? Perhaps "poor Holloway," who has yet to land a salmon after twenty spawning seasons but whose success rate with the bored wives of more skillful fisherman is scandalously impressive, knows the answer. ̀Anèlegantb̀lend of fishing narrative, travelogue, and character study,T̀he Spawning Runìs a hilarious and heartfelt tribute to the irresistible passions that unite us all: man, woman, and salmon. ̀This ebook features an illustrated biography of William Humphrey including rare photos form the author's estate
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Midwest
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Humphrey, William
Dewey number
799.17/5/5
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Fishing
  • Atlantic salmon fishing
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adult
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The Spawning Run, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781504006347
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11556154
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remote
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11556154
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MWT11556154
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Spawning Run, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504006347
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11556154
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11556154
System control number
MWT11556154
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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