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by Ted Merrill
This is an engaging and unique memoir, told with a wry wit by two brothers now in their eighties. Living in a small Idaho town, their schoolteacher father had summers free, and these stories tell of the authors' growing up years camping and fishing on Idaho's Wood River and Salmon River for two to three months each summer. The book paints a picture of a close and funtional ...more
Published August 10th 2006 by Homeostasis Press
(first published August 1st 2006)
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A great collection of nostalgic fishing stories from two older brothers looking back with nothing but pure romantic reverence for their simple, singly focused summers. River Runts is set in a beautifully rugged area of Idaho that based on my own experiences hasn't changed as fast as the world I grew up in. A great inspiration on living a life that's easy to love :)