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Description: Not in recent memory has there been such a unique and vibrant fictional character--a character who could make us laugh so easily, feel so deeply, who speaks with such startling truth about the way we live, as Gus Orviston--the irreverent young flyfisherman in The River Why.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/1/1984
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
David James Duncan has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes & has won a Montana Arts Council Award. He lives in Montana.
|The Compleat Angler|
|"Gus the Fish"||p. 3|
|The Rogue River Fishing War||p. 10|
|Concerning Statistics||p. 14|
|Some Biographical Statistics||p. 17|
|Statistical Improbabilities||p. 20|
|The Great Izaak Walton Controversy: the Parental Version||p. 29|
|The Great Izaak Walton Controversy: My Own Rendition||p. 36|
|Excerpts from the God-notebook||p. 40|
|Being "Educated" and "Gittin' Brung Up"||p. 45|
|The "Ideal Schedule"||p. 56|
|Voiding My Rheum||p. 59|
|The Undoing of a Scientific Angler|
|Where I Lived and What I Lived For||p. 70|
|Water on the Brain||p. 83|
|Anvil Abe and the Phantom Fisherman||p. 90|
|Fainting Before the Duel||p. 98|
|I Reckon||p. 106|
|Characters in Nature|
|The River Writes||p. 130|
|The Warble of the Water Owl||p. 149|
|Jesus Keeps Fishing||p. 163|
|Little, But Strong||p. 184|
|Closing the Door||p. 191|
|The Line of Light|
|Nick the Convert||p. 220|
|The Trek||p. 233|
|The Raven and the why||p. 244|
|Googler and Mangler||p. 252|
|Trick or Treat||p. 260|
|The Line of Light||p. 268|
|At the End of the Line|
|Last Chapter||p. 280|
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