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Down in Bristol Bay: High Tides, Hangovers, and Harrowing Experiences on Alaska's Last Frontier

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Dr. Robert Allen Durr - literary scholar, award-winning author, former confidant to legendary writer H. L. Mencken, and one-time rising star in the East Coast academic world - decided one day to give it all up and move to a remote region of Alaska in search of paradise.

Convinced that truth, beauty, and goodness could still be found in the wild, Durr bought a boat and jour
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Paperback, 240 pages
Published November 18th 2000 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 1st 1999)
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Matt
A fun read about a person who just decides to leave his life in contemporary America for Alaska. Nice look at salmon fishing and the lives around Bristol Bay.
Walter Lewis
good book, it's kinda funny reading a green horns perspective of bristol bay fishing almost 50 years ago
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