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The Sporting Road: Travels Across America in an Airstream Trailer--with Fly Rod, Shotgun, and a Yellow Lab Named Sweetzer Jim Fergus

The Sporting Road: Travels Across America in an Airstream Trailer--with Fly Rod, Shotgun, and a Yellow Lab Named Sweetzer

Jim Fergus

Published
ISBN : 9780312242459
Hardcover
272 pages
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 About the Book 

More than just a man and his dog hunting adventure, The Sporting Road is a book about the land and mans place in it. It is also, in many ways, a book about relationships- with nature, animals, and the people with who live around us. As Rick BassMoreMore than just a man and his dog hunting adventure, The Sporting Road is a book about the land and mans place in it. It is also, in many ways, a book about relationships- with nature, animals, and the people with who live around us. As Rick Bass says in his introduction, Jim Fergus is a man for whom The common denominator is not geographical, but internal- here is a man who belongs intensely to the living. And slowly, gradually -- essay by essay -- you become aware of the unsaid: the fact that he fits a diminishing time, a diminishing space, and a diminishing code of manners. That he always puts others before him- that he considers and respects his friends, his prey, his dogs, and the landscapes that engage these things.