Home Waters : Fishing With an Old Friend: a Memoir (Paperback) - Monninger, Joseph

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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.

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Publisher Random House
Mfg Part# 9780767905152
SKU 30586210
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0767905156
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8H x 5.25L x 0.5T
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Editors Note 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.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0192
Publisher Broadway Books
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