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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories

Maclean, Norman (Book - 2001 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories
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Two novellas and one short story, based on the author's own experiences, center on a young man's discovery of life and art in the woods of western Montana.
Authors: Maclean, Norman, 1902-1990
Title: A river runs through it and other stories
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001
Edition: 25th anniversary ed.
Characteristics: xxii, 217 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Norman Maclean
Contents: Foreword / Annie Proulx
Acknowledgements
River runs through it
Logging and pimping and "your pal, Jim"
USFS 1919: The ranger, the cook, and a hole in the sky
Summary: Two novellas and one short story, based on the author's own experiences, center on a young man's discovery of life and art in the woods of western Montana.
ISBN: 0226500667
9780226500669
0226500721
9780226500720
Branch Call Number: FICTION MACLEAN 2001
Subject Headings: Montana Social life and customs Fiction Fathers and sons Fiction Fly fishing Fiction Brothers Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Short stories
Topical Term: Fathers and sons
Fly fishing
Brothers
LCCN: 2001035157
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From its first magnificent sentence, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing", to the last, "I am haunted by waters", A River Runs Through It is an American classic.

Memories about growing up in Montana revolve around mighty trout rivers and the four-count rhythm of fly fishing. It is the one activity where the author's family can bridge troubled relationships, where brother can connect with brother and father with son. The title novella is autobiographical t... Read More »

From its first magnificent sentence, "In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing", to the last, "I am haunted by waters", A River Runs Through It is an American classic. Based on Norman Maclean's childhood experiences, the title novella has establi... Read More »


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