Home Waters Fishing With an Old Friend: a Memoir (Paperback)
|Author: Joseph Monninger|
$11.21 + $3.10 SHIPPING
EARN 12 RAKUTEN SUPER POINTS™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.Learn More
CONDITION: Brand New
|Monninger thought the worst when Nellie, his golden retriever, became ill. "Home Waters" is the subsequent story of his road trip with the dog, traveling out West to revisit their favorite mountain haunts and trout streams. The author tells the story of a beautiful friendship, one that is, in the end, renewed rather than ended.|
From the Publisher:
Joseph Monninger thought the worst when Nellie, his loyal golden retriever, became ill. Home Waters is the story of the road trip that Monninger decided to embark on with Nellie, traveling out West to revisit their favorite mountain haunts and trout streams. Expecting this to be their final excursion together, Monninger maps a course that includes the Wind River Range in Wyoming, the Bighorn River in Montana, and Henry Ford's River in Idaho.
Painting a loving portrait of his canine companion and the joys of fishing, Monninger recalls the life events that Nellie has seen him through and describes how, oblivious to her presumed health problems, Nellie contentedly watches bison at Yellowstone, chases a coyote, and falls head over heels for a Chesapeake retriever named Chunky. Combining the charm of John Steinbeck's Travels with Charley with the unsentimental storytelling of A River Runs Through It, Home Waters is a delightful story of a beautiful friendship--one that is, in the end, renewed rather than ended.