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Fishing and Other Misadventures

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Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, this is a romp through life as seen through the eyes of a fisherman and traveler from childhood to retirement. Most of it is true, if you can trust the word a fisherman. Partly because it was and is my family’s penchant, and partly because of my job, I have traveled a lot. I’ve been to all but two states in this wonderful country, and ...more
Kindle Edition, 434 pages
Published September 1st 2013
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Zoe Saadia
Jan 07, 2014 Zoe Saadia rated it it was amazing
I picked Fishing and Other Misadventures mainly because I read Stoner's novels and loved them.
Not a fan of biographical non-fiction, I didn't know what to expect this time, but I've been in for a lovely surprise. It was either the delightful, friendly, light style, or the stories themselves told in each chapter, but this book made a wonderful read for me. I kept swallowing it chapter after chapter, connecting to the author in all stages of his life, from the cute serious boy up to the usual boy
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Cherei
Nov 05, 2013 Cherei rated it it was amazing
This book is a must for those who are avid piscatorial pursuers aka avid fishermen! Very well written novel about fishing and other adventures that our family has taken! Shhhhh.. Most are whoppers of fish tails.. errrrrrr.. tales!
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Sharon
Oct 30, 2013 Sharon rated it it was amazing
A very enjoyable book, reminded me of my dad and his fishing and hunting adventures.
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S. Bradley Stoner, the author of wilderness adventure and outdoor humor novels since 1980, recently saw his first children’s book published. He retired from a 35 year career in environmental consulting a couple of years ago to pursue his passion for writing on a full time basis.

His love of the wilderness coupled with the disillusion borne of a limited employment market in the early 1970s inspired
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“Don’t worry,” he said, that grandfatherly smile spreading across his face once more, “I’ve been fishing for over forty years.  You’ve got plenty of time to catch up, maybe even pass what I’ve done.  You’re a perspicacious piscatorial pursuer, and I’m sure you’ll catch the big ones.” 0 likes
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