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The Founding Fish by John McPhee
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Mar 02, 2008

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bookshelves: environmental, non-fiction, history

I couldn't get into McPhee's work on the American Shad. Though masterful in its ability to incorporate history, science, narrative, and interview into a flowing text, the text was just too dry for my taste.

Certainly an interesting work, but at least for me, it didn't have that special something.
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