Looking Through Water

A Novel
Product Number: EB00743152
Released: Nov 19, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510703155
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

"The journey through water and fly fishing is one of forgiveness for three generations of men; a father, a son and finally a grandson" (Susannah Marren, author of Between the Tides). In Looking Through Water, William McKay finds himself reliving his past to help his troubled grandson, Kyle, deal with the present. William's story starts on an Adirondacks lake and wends its way through Manhattan to the Florida Keys. Colorful characters from the old man's past come to life to help him tell an unforgettable story full of surprises and suspense. Fueled by nature's fury, men are yanked out of their comfort zones and thrown together to confront life and death. Just as William appears to be on the brink of permanent unmooring, a stranger unexpectedly arrives to provide the tethering he has always sought. Looking Through Water twists and turns as old wounds are revealed, wrongs are redressed, lives are threatened, understanding surfaces, and love arrives. With his grandfather's past laid bare, Kyle must ultimately face how he might shape his future. This story explores the emotions that make up the intricate tapestry of family structure by pulling at the threads of truth, lies, and misunderstandings. "The prose will pull at your heart strings . . . Using water analogies and fishing tales, Rich weaves a multi-generational story." -Fly Life "The fishing sequences . . . those are glorious . . . Like Hemingway's stories, to which Rich owes much of the inspiration for his prose, those sections are full of masculine energy and verve." -New York Journal of Books "Delves deep into father-son relationships." -Parade

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Author(s): Bob Rich
Original Publish Date: Nov 03, 2015

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