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Travers Corners

4.36  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Welcome to Travers Corners, the Lake Wobegon of fly fishing, where the most celebrated thing that ever happened was Herbert Hoover stopping for gas. Yet interesting things do happen in Travers Corners, all the time, and this remarkable first collection of stories by Scott Waldie builds a true sense of a small town and the wonderful characters who fill it: Jud, who left to ...more
Hardcover, 196 pages
Published March 1st 1997 by The Lyons Press
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Scott C
Nov 18, 2008 Scott C rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who enjoys simple short stories
Scott Waldie has created a wonderful small town in Montana. These stories often have fly fishing in them, but they are not fly fishing stories, they are stories of life in a rural town. The characters are memorable. The situations are authentic. The stories are told with humor and compassion.

"The Carrie Creek sign creaked in the evening breeze and cottonwood blooms spiraled halfway up its posts, then spun free on the wind to scurry and drift into corners and the doorway of the Boat Works. The s
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Jan 20, 2009 Jeff nelson rated it it was amazing
Freakin fantastic! This is my favorite book! The chapters do not connect until the end, but oh man, this book is freakin fantastic! Y'all should read it now! It catches the magic, the romance if you will, of a nice summer evening.
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Travers Corners series starting with this book are my all time favorite reads
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