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Casting into the light : tales of a fishing life / Janet Messineo.

Messineo, Janet, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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Burlington Public Library LP 799.1097 MESSINEO 2020 39851001622787 New Large Print Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781643584560
  • ISBN: 1643584561
  • Physical Description: 446 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Center Point Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Thorndike, Maine : Center Point Large Print, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Regular print version previously published by: Pantheon Books,an imprint of The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
Includes recipes.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 443-444).
Formatted Contents Note:
The hook -- My beginning -- The journey begins -- Not a clue and a conger -- Learning to fish the North Shore -- Solitude and darkness -- My mentor -- History and controversy -- Fishing logs -- So many changes -- Fishing for keeps -- Derby dames -- Respect, secrecy, and fishing ethics -- Superstitions, quirks, and omens -- Tangling with the fly rod -- Delusions of grandeur -- PTFD (post-traumatic fishing disorder) -- Bad luck, good luck -- The grand slam -- The Dory Man: in pursuit of Skilligalle -- The art of taxidermy -- The squeaky reel -- Trash fish to gourmet cuisine -- Pass it on -- Losing another fishing buddy -- How to catch a fish: rules and exceptions -- A glimpse of my maker -- Favorite fish recipes -- Acknowledgments -- Bibliography.
Summary, etc.:
"Tales of a champion surfcaster: the education of a young woman hell-bent on following her dream and learning the mysterious and profound sport, and art, of surfcasting, on the island of Martha's Vineyard"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Messineo, Janet > Biography.
Women fishers > Massachusetts > Biography.
Surf casting > Massachusetts.
Surf fishing > Massachusetts.
Large type books.
Large type books.
Surf casting.
Surf fishing.
Women fishers.
Genre: Biographies.
Large type books.

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