The Moon Pulled Up an Acre of Bass: A Flyrodder's Odyssey at Montauk Point
Peter Kaminsky (Author)
Description"Kaminsky makes flyfishing sound like a form of sanctifying grace, and his writing style is as lyrical and lovely as his sport." --Pat Conroy The Moon Pulled Up an Acre of Bass is the story of a man's love affair with Montauk in the fall, after the crowds and celebrities have left eastern Long Island. Now in paperback, this is the story of an ocean teeming with life, and the people drawn to it: obsessed anglers, jealous guides, dedicated scientists, and the local people who have lived off the bounty of these waters for generations. But above all it is a story of a man's basic love of people and nature, one that will appeal to the many fans of Kaminsky's "Outdoors" column in the New York Times, his frequent work in Food & Wine, and anyone hungering for fine writing.
September 25, 2002
5.56 X 0.67 X 8.53 inches | 0.74 pounds
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About the Author
Peter Kaminsky is the author of numerous books, including The Moon Pulled Up an Acre of Bass, Pig Perfect, and The Elements of Taste. He was formerly New York Magazine's "Underground Gourmet," and his Outdoors column runs regularly in the New York Times. His work has appeared frequently in Food & Wine and Field & Stream, and he was managing editor of National Lampoon. He lives in Brooklyn.