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Wishing My Father Well: A Memoir of Fathers, Sons and Fly-Fishing

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On the South Branch of the Raritan River in New Jersey, Bill Plummer casts his line in the hope that fly-fishing might fortify him in the face of a failed marriage, the death of his father, and a faltering career. Inspired by the discovery of his father's fly-fishing diary, Bill sets out to understand his father's curious allegiance to the sport and uses the diary as a poi ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by Overlook Books
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Ian Hunt
I selected this book because I wanted to try a new genre and it seemed like an interesting read. Although it seemed like an interesting read it turned out to be pretty boring/bland. Essentially the story was about the narrator's father and his love for fishing. After his father's death the narrator begins to enjoy fishing even more and meet people and learn about his father through fishing. The good thing about this book, was that it was a down to earth pretty easy to follow story by what seems ...more
Thomas
Jan 17, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Men who need to think about their Dads
When I read this book, I knew I was connecting with my own dead father. An inspiration.
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