[Ebook] ➧ The River Why By David James Duncan – Bluevapours.co.uk This captivating and exuberant tale is told by Gus Orviston, an irreverent young fly fisherman and one of the most appealing heroes in contemporary American fiction Leaving behind a madcap, fishing ob This captivating and exuberant tale is told by Gus Orviston, an irreverent young fly fisherman and one of the most appealing heroes in contemporary American fiction Leaving behind a madcap, fishing obsessed family, Gus decides to strike out on his own, taking refuge in a secluded cabin on a remote riverbank to pursue his own fly fishing passion with unrelenting zeal But instead of finding fishing bliss, Gus becomes increasingly troubled by the degradation of the natural world around him and The River ePUB ✓ by the spiritual barrenness of his own life His desolation drives him on a reluctant quest for self discovery and meaning, ultimately fruitful beyond his wildest dreams Here, then, is a funny, sensitive, unforgettable story about the relationships among men, women, the environment, and the human soul.
David James Duncan born is an American novelist and essayist, best known for his two bestselling novels, The River Why and The Brothers K Both involve fly fishing, baseball, and familyBoth received the Pacific Northwest Booksellers award The Brothers K was a New York Times Notable Book in and won a Best Books Award from the American Library AssociationFilm adaptationIn , The River Why was adapted into a low budget film of the same name starring William The River ePUB ✓ Hurt and Amber Heard Since April , , the film rights to The River Why have become the subject of a lawsuit by Duncan alleging copyright infringement, among other issuesOther worksDuncan has written a collection of short stories, River Teeth , and a memoir of sorts, My Story As Told By Water His latest work is God Laughs and Plays Churchless Sermons in Response to the Preachments of the Fundamentalist Right, published in An essay, Bird Watching as a Blood Sport , appeared in Harper s Magazine in Duncan wrote the foreword to Thoreau on Water Reflecting Heaven An essay, A Mickey Mantle koan The obstinate grip of an autographed baseball appeared in Harper s Magazine in Personal lifeDuncan was born in Portland, Oregon and lives in Missoula County, Montana.
- 304 pages
- The River Why
- David James Duncan
- 01 September 2018 David James Duncan