Fishing the River of Time

A Grandfather's Story
Product Number: EB00772964
Released: Oct 15, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781771000581
Publisher: Greystone Books
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Description

At age eighty, Tony Taylor journeys from Sydney, Australia, to British Columbia to fish the Cowichan River with his eight-year-old grandson, Ned. The trip is an opportunity for Tony to return to a landscape that has had a profound effect on his life and his way of thinking, and to share this place with his grandson. As Tony teaches Ned the patient art of fly-fishing, a lifetime of memories, thoughts, and stories unspool in peaceful reflections by the water's edge. Fishing the River of Time is an elegant meditation on nature, life, and family, written with warmth and wisdom. It inspires self-reflection and an appreciation of the natural world and the fundamentals of our human experience. It is destined to become a classic work of simple living in the mold of Henry David Thoreau's Walden.

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Author(s): Tony Taylor
Genre: Science, Sports
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2013

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