[Read] ➱ Liars Code ➹ Richard Chiappone – Thomashillier.co.uk Warm funny and memorable musings on a life spent fishingWith this eclectic collection of personal essays taking him from his childhood haunts along the industrial Niagara River of the 1960s to Alaska Warm funny and memorable musings on a life spent fishingWith this eclectic collection of personal essays taking him from his childhood haunts along the industrial Niagara River of the s to Alaska and the saltwater flats of the Caribbean Richard Chiappone elongates the fishing writing genre suggesting that he finds almost anything a fisherman does interesting—anything but the actual fishingIn one piece he gets no farther than the curb outside his upstate New York childhood home futilely waiting for his ride to the rivers of his dreams In another account he describes an afternoon standing in a midwinter snow bank casting to house cats With humor and self skewering wit Chiappone admits he can’t cast very well ties some of the ugliest flies in the world and spent nineteen years of his life trying to catch a permitThe essays both funny and touching reveal him as a writer of stark contradictions a man who despises winter and loves living in Alaska; who laments having spent half his life just downstream from the infamous Love Canal and simultaneously remembers those years with elegiac fondness Lifting his gaze past the tip of his fly rod and beyond the river and the fish all the way into his own heart he portrays everything from a sentimental memory of his mother to his doubts about the adeuacy of his grief over a dead daughter making this compilation a kind of memoir in linked essays—a fisherman’s life examinedSkyhorse 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 techniues knots and as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass trout salmon crappie baitfish catfish and 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.
- 220 pages
- Liars Code
- Richard Chiappone
- 17 May 2016 Richard Chiappone