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By William J. Vande Kopple

ISBN-10: 080286841X

ISBN-13: 9780802868411

They say fisherman by no means runs out of reports. fortunate for readers of this e-book, William J. Vande Kopple desires to do greater than regale us with stories of the one who obtained away. during this winsome assortment, Vande Kopple spins fifteen humorous, poignant yarns out of his event as a father, angler, and believer.
From its haunting starting vignette to extra expansive memories of street journeys, relations reunions, and solitary forays into nature, Vande Kopple without problems perceives the connections among households, fishing, and religion. he's steadfast in his religion but happy with doubt (see the starkly untidy finishing of "Not a Hair Shall Fall," within which he and his son combat with either a major fish and the query of God's providence). he's contagiously exuberant but conscious of the vicissitudes of getting older (Have I waited too lengthy? he wonders after a much-delayed fishing journey together with his father in "Time Is Tapping on My Forehead"). he's an capable raconteur whose spirits are by no means dampened for lengthy (in "Longing," he supplies by no means to force as much as Canada on a whim back to fish-until the locals inform him a couple of river he simply has to try).
Fishermen and their longsuffering family and friends individuals will enjoy Vande Kopple's newest publication. So, too, will nature fanatics of all stripes-particularly those that comprehend the great thing about the pristine wildernesses of Michigan and Northwestern Ontario. at the least, even if readers percentage Vande Kopple's love for fishing, those tales are certain to trap those who find themselves angling for a very good story!

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