Fly Fishing Through The Midlife Crisis

Author: Howell Raines
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060834641
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Howell Raines has gone fly fishing with presidents of the United States and legends of the sport, as well as relatives, childhood friends, and his two sons.

Habit Of Rivers

Author: Ted Leeson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1461749093
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Originally published in 1994, this book was a fly-fishing phenomenon in the way Howell Raines's Fly Fishing Through the Mid-Life Crisis was.

The One That Got Away

Author: Howell Raines
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 141653511X
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"Lost fish," writes Howell Raines, "chasten us to the knowledge that we are all, in each and every moment, dwindling.

A Different Angle

Author: Holly Morris
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425161876
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Featuring the work of such noted women authors as E. Annie Proulx, Pam Houston, and Elizabeth Arnold, this anthology contains short stories about women's experiences with the male-dominated sport of fly fishing, and their adventures, ...

New York Magazine

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Throughout his best-seller Fly Fishing Through the Midlife Crisis, Raines is in
pursuit of a twelve-inch brook trout, a fish of trophy size that becomes symbolic of
mid-life achievement. I looked closely into the water. There were trout all around
me that might eat a twelve-inch brookie for lunch. If trout are symbols, I thought, in
midlife I've discovered the fountain of youth. Then I heard the not- too-distant horn
of a Long Island Rail Road commuter train. I was standing in the Connetquot
River, ...

Stress And Adversity Over The Life Course

Author: Ian H. Gotlib
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521550758
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For example, the insecurity and befuddlement experienced by the male lead of
the movie Sabrina after falling in love for the first time was characterized as a
midlife “meltdown.” The term “midlife crisis” appeared weekly in feature stories,
generally portrayed as a real entity that loomed for both women and men (
although in slightly different flavors). Prestigious fictional works and commentary (
e.g., Fly-fishing through the Midlife Crisis and Gray's Anatomy) interpret personal
experience ...

The Final Four Of Everything

Author: Mark Reiter
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439141258
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THE WINNER “Big Two- Hearted River” by Ernest Hemingway Spartina a
Flyfishing Through the Midlife Crisis vs. Superior Fishing A heavyweight matchup
. Roosevelt brought rainbow trout to the East and striped bass to the West, and
taught nephew Teddy how to fish. His trip to the Midwest in the 1860s with a
French aristocrat is a delicious romp before fishing writing got wholesomely blue
collar. But reading Raines makes me feel that I am reading myself. I'm not, but
great writing can ...

To Live In The Center Of The Moment

Author: Barbara Frey Waxman
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813917573
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The philosophical link is apparent to him: "If we can discipline ourselves to cast a
line with perfection, perhaps we can impose order on — or perceive some
inherent order within — the chaos of daily existence"; fly fishing is a useful and
common literary device to contact "the heart of life's abiding mysteries" (30). Yet
even more than Maclean's and Hemingway s work, Raines s prose and his aim in
writing Fly Fishing through the Midlife Crisis remind me of Henry David Thoreau ...

Orvis Fly Fishing Guide Completely Revised And Updated With Over 400 New Color Photos And Illustrations

Author: Tom Rosenbauer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762762422
Size: 55.93 MB
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—John Merwin, Fishing Editor Field & Stream This is simply the best, most
comprehensive, most understandable book for newcomers to our sport that I've
ever seen. It also belongs in the reference library of experienced fly fishers who
need a quick education about a fish species or a technique they haven't used
before. —Howell Raines Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and author of The One
that Got Away and Fly Fishing Through the Midlife Crisis. A splendid guide
including ...