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Bright Rivers

Lyons, Nick

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ISBN 10: 0397012322 / ISBN 13: 9780397012329
Published by Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA, 1977
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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166 pp. Book: On the bottom of the half title page, a warm gift inscription from author to Judy Bowman. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 430246

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Title: Bright Rivers

Publisher: Lippincott, Philadelphia, PA

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Bright Rivers chronicles the angling passions and frustrations of one of fly-fishing's greatest men of letters.

A city dweller trapped in the complexities of modern life, Nick Lyons has always found solace in his pilgrimages to great rivers. It is there that he fishes for trout, and in Bright Rivers, Lyons recounts the sometimes moving, sometimes hilarious experiences of his expeditions to Delaware, Beaverkill, Madison, Big Hole, and Yellowstone rivers, sharing reminiscences of trout taken, released, and sometimes lost. No one writes better about not catching fish than Nick Lyons, and perhaps, no one writes better about angling, period. This edition will include a new foreword by the author.

From a richly textured diary of a summer in the Catskills to moving recollections of fly-fishing in Montana, Lyons brilliantly captures the wonderful tension between gray streets and bright rivers.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

About the Author:

Nick Lyons has been an English professor and book publisher, and his many books and essays on fishing have made him one of the most popular writers about the sport. He resides in Woodstock, New York.

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