Reading the Water: Fly Fishing, Fatherhood, and Finding Strength in Nature (MP3 CD)

Reading the Water: Fly Fishing, Fatherhood, and Finding Strength in Nature By Mark Hume, Jim Denison (Read by) Cover Image
By Mark Hume, Jim Denison (Read by)
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A father shares the joys of fly-fishing with his daughters in this eloquent memoir... Mark] Hume vividly conveys the sensory details of their adventures and the stunning surroundings...A heartfelt, beautifully written celebration of the wonders of nature and comfort of family.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Fishing was Mark Hume's passion since he was a young boy, a lifeline through a childhood marked by his family's frequent moves. When he became a father, he knew he wanted to pass on his love of water, fishing, and the natural world to his daughters. Most of all, he wanted to give them hope for their future even as they were coming of age during uncertain times.

As soon as they were old enough, Mark taught his girls how to read the water and see the patterns in nature. He showed them how to cast, how to catch fish and release them, and--only when needed--how to kill them. He discovered that fly fishing and fatherhood require many of the same skills: patience, flexibility, and the knowledge of when to reel in and when to let go.

Illuminating and heartfelt, Reading the Water is a much-needed, positive story about a father raising daughters, and a meditation on finding faith in a deep connection with the natural world.



Product Details
ISBN: 9798212006811
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: August 9th, 2022
Language: English