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    • A River Never Sleeps

    • By: Roderick L. Haig-Brown
    • Narrated by: Phil Williams
    • Length: 13 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Few books have captured the haunting world of music and rivers and of the sport they provide as well as A River Never Sleeps. Roderick L. Haig-Brown writes of fishing not just as a sport, but also as an art. He knows moving water and the life within it - its subtlest mysteries and perpetual delights. He is a man who knows fish lore as few people ever will, and the legends and history of a great sport. Month by month, he takes you from river to river, down at last to the saltwater and the sea.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The narration ruins this book

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $24.74

    • Fisherman's Winter

    • By: Roderick L. Haig-Brown
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Originally published in 1954, Fisherman’s Winter is Roderick Haig-Brown’s final installment in his well-known “seasons” cycle. With a unique blend of experience and observation, Haig-Brown brings readers through the exotic rivers of South America in the winter months, showing rather than explaining the many things he encounters. Rather than writing about typical winter fishing, Haig-Brown departs from British Columbia, where the other titles in his seasons cycle take place, and heads to unknown rivers in South America, where he learns as much as his readers will.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fisherman's Fall

    • By: Roderick L. Haig-Brown
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Originally published in 1964, Fisherman's Fall brings a unique perspective to the world of fall fishing. In the preface, Robert L. Haig-Brown ruminates on the attempts to preserve the salmon and trout in the rivers of British Columbia. What we know could save them, yet what we do contradicts that knowledge. Gaining the knowledge in this book will help fishers learn the nature of the fish and might even inspire some to contribute to their preservation.

    Regular price: $19.95