THE RIVER WHY. by Duncan, David James.

THE RIVER WHY. by Duncan, David James.

THE RIVER WHY.

Edition: First printing.

San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, (1983.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a book which has become a classic of fly fishing along with Maclean's 'The River Runs Through It.' (and also the first novel published by The Sierra Club.) "Leaving behind a madcap, fishing-obsessed family, Gus embarks on an extraordinary voyage of self-discovery along his beloved Oregon rivers. What he unexpectedly finds is man's wanton destruction of nature and a burning desire to commit himself to its preservation. Here is the funny, sensitive, very special story of one man's search for meaning, for love, and for a sane way to live - a tale that gives a contemporary voice to the concerns and hopes of all living things on this beautiful watery planet Earth." 291 pp. ISBN: 0-871563215.

Condition: Near fine in a fair only dust jacket. (sunning to spine of dj, tear on front cover, chip on rear, overall edgewear - original price of $12.95 still present)
Book ID: 74518
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