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A river runs through it and other stories. - Norman Maclean
A river runs through it and other stories.
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ISBN: 9780330313216 (0330313215)
Publisher: Pan
Pages no: 217
Edition language: English
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TCWriter
TCWriter rated it
5.0 A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition
Maclean does a superb job in the novella, which is rightly considered a classic. It drives me slightly crazy when people suggest this book is about fly fishing (and I say that as a fly fisherman). It's about Maclean's family, and to that end, he carefully and honestly paints a group portrait that ab...
Austen to Zafón
Austen to Zafón rated it
5.0
I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this book, as I don't know the first thing about fly fishing nor do I care to learn. But this book isn't really about fishing. It's a story of family, of Scottish roots, of Montana, of the lives of men who fish; all told in a classic American voice without pretense or apparen...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it
0.0 Norman Maclean - A River Runs Through It and Other Stories
This book features one novella and a couple of short stories and they are mostly about fly-fishing, logging (before the invention of a chainsaw), and the early days of United States Forest Service. It goes into fine details of casting line (which apparently is "an art that is performed on a four-cou...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
0.0
I probably won't read this, but I did watch the film version the other day, which makes me say this. Don't die suddenly if you can avoid it. Just don't.
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elisas8 rated it
2.0 A River Runs Through It and Other Stories
'Help,' he said, 'is giving part of yourself to somebody who comes to accept it willingly and needs it badly.'So it is,' he said, using an old homiletic transition, 'that we can seldom help anybody. Either we don't know what part to give or maybe we don't like to give any part of ourselves. Then, ...
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