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Flyfishing genius Gus Orviston, seeking refuge from his stuffy, world-famous father and ripsnorting cowgirl mother, embarks on a reluctant quest for meaning that leads him to an astonishing task
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David James Duncan's first novel has gained an increasingly wide audience over the years--some might even call it a following. This coming-of-age tale of Gus Orviston's search for the Pacific Northwest's elusive steelhead, a metaphor for Gus's internal quest for self-knowledge, appeals to all who cherish a good yarn and memorable characters. Uncle Zeke's colorful rendition of Gus's conception on the banks of the Deschutes River is itself worth the price of purchase.About the Author:
Recipient of a Lannan Literary Fellowship (2002). National Book Award Finalist for My Story as Told by Water, 2001. Best known for his two best-selling novels, The River Why and The Brothers K. Both received the Pacific Northwest Booksellers award, Brothers K was the NY TIMES NOTABLE BOOK in 1992 & won a Best Books Award from the American Library Association.
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Book Description Bantam, 1984. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0553344862
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