The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the

The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton ➾ [Download] ➾ The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton By James Prosek ➳ – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Izaak Walton was my excuse to go to England I had been thinking through ideas to get money from Yale in the form of a traveling fellowship for two years and several attempts had failed My last and bes Izaak Walton was my excuse to Angler: A Epub à go to England I had been thinking through ideas to get money from Yale in the form of a traveling fellowship for two years and several attempts had failed My last and best idea was to suggest to the fellowship committee that I go to England and fish in the footsteps of a legitimate The Complete eBook ð seventeenth century author Izaak Walton who wrote The Compleat Angler the third most freuently reprinted book in the English language one that has been in print for over three hundred years I told them during my interview that Walton's words spoke to me that fishing was my passion and that his book represented and defended every facet of the art lucidly Complete Angler: A MOBI · than I ever could James ProsekJames Prosek has been called the Audubon of the fishing world by the New York Times A passionate fisherman and talented artist from a young age he published two illustrated books on fish and fishing while still an undergraduate at Yale After winning a traveling fellowship to follow in the footsteps of Izaak Walton The Compleat Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee MOBI :Ê Angler became his obsession He was fascinated by Walton a humble man who won the friendship of kings and he was intrigued by the book's philosophies concerning the timelessness and immortality that could be achieved by fishing Although Walton was sixty when The Compleat Angler was published and Prosek only twenty Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee MOBI :Ê when he set off to visit England they each had traits in common a love of fishing and an extraordinary ability to make friendsThis is the story of a young man's pilgrimage through England fishing the waters that are now privately held Along with wonderful stories about good times great fishing and fine eating this trip becomes an exploration of Waltonian ideals how to live with humor wisdom contentment and simplicityThe original watercolors complementing the text are wonderful Like Walton's book The Complete Angler is not about fishing but about life Or rather it is about fishing but fishing is life.


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