(New York): Penguin Books, (1979). First Penguin edition. Paperback. Octavo; pp; 96; decorations; pictorial wrappers;. Very good. Item #16233
A delightful novella of angling obsession.... "The Moby Dick of this saga was a gigantic trout, a fish so enormous that other trout seemed mere minnows in comparison. The Cptain Ahab was William Humphrey, the hightly acclaimed uthor of the Ordways and Home from the Hill. As soon as Humphrey spotte the fish in a small creek in Bershire Mountins of Massachusetts, he resolved to catch it. and the passionate season long pursuit was on. A delight.plays out the confrontation between fish and desire to its inevitable heart stopping conclusion"