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Lines On The Water
David Adams Richards
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Lines On The Water

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Lines on the Water is the story of a town, it's river and the community of people who fish it. David Adams Richards is a prize-winning author but when he's not writing, he's mostly fishing and when he's fishing it's always along the banks of the Miramichi river. This great river and the poachers, guides, visiting city suits and friends who share it with him have woven them ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published March 7th 2002 by Yellow Jersey (first published 1998)
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Kevin Gallan
a wonderful book ...even if you don't fish you will love the way he tells of his many adventures fishing the mighty salmon on the miramichi.richards has a way of telling a story that just takes my breath away..i didn't want it to end
Pat Loughery
Beautiful, languid prose, and yet far from stereotypical fartsy crap one too often finds in this subject. I will read more from this author.
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David Adams Richards (born 17 October 1950) is a Canadian novelist, essayist, screenwriter and poet.

Born in Newcastle, New Brunswick, Richards left St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, one course shy of completing a B.A. Richards has been a writer-in-residence at various universities and colleges across Canada, including the University of New Brunswick.

Richards has received numerou
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