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RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES

Macclean, Norman

ISBN 10: 0226500551 / ISBN 13: 9780226500553
Verlag: University of Chicago Press, Chicago
Zustand: Near Fine Hardcover
Verkäufer Warren Berry (Ashville, NY, USA)

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C. 1976. Tweflth printing. Hardcover. Blue boards, silver spine lettering. 217 pages. Fishing and philosophy - who could want anything more? ".collection of autobiographical fiction." Set in the Rocky Mountains. Four teeny-tiny specks on rear cover, else a fine copy of this popular book, in a price-clipped, very slightly corner-worn dustjacket. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 005351

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Titel: RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT AND OTHER STORIES

Verlag: University of Chicago Press, Chicago

Einband: Hardcover

Zustand:Near Fine

Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good

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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.

Based on Norman Maclean's childhood experiences, the title novella has established itself as one of the most moving stories of our time; it captivates readers with vivid descriptions of life along Montana's Big Blackfoot River and its near magical blend of fly fishing with the troubling affections of the heart.

The paperback edition is now available with an evocative new cover by acclaimed Montana painter Russell Chatham.

"A masterpiece. . . . This is more than stunning fiction: It is a lyric record of a time and a life, shining with Maclean's special gift for calling the reader's attention to arts of all kinds—the arts that work in nature, in personality, in social intercourse, in fly-fishing."—Kenneth M. Pierce, Village Voice

Norman Maclean (1902-90), woodsman, scholar, teacher, and storyteller, grew up in the Western Rocky Mountains of Montana and worked for many years in logging camps and for the United States Forestry Service before beginning his academic career. He retired from the University of Chicago in 1973.

About the Author:

Norman Maclean (1902-1990), woodsman, scholar, teacher, and storyteller, grew up in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana. As a young man, he worked in logging camps and for the United States Forest Service. He was awarded an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He was the William Rainey Harper Professor of English at the University of Chicago, teaching the Romantic poets and Shakespeare. After his retirement in 1973, he began to write the stories he liked to tell, which became the book A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, published to widespread acclaim. The book was the first work of original fiction published by the University of Chicago Press. It was nominated by a selection committee to receive the Pulitzer Prize in Letters in 1977, but the full committee ignored the nomination and did not award a Pulitzer in that category for the year. In the last years of his life, he wrote an account of the 1949 Mann Gulch forest fire. It was published posthumously as Young Men and Fire, and won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1992.

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