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[Catch And Release Books ] Free Read as Epub AUTHOR Mark Kingwell


  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • Catch And Release
  • Mark Kingwell
  • English
  • 23 May 2019
  • 9780670033348

7 thoughts on “Catch And Release

  1. says:

    You get a line I'll get a pole HoneyWhen philosophy meets fly fishing depth and humor are sure to ensue What a fun and insightful read The anecdotes are full of hilarity Kingwell is an expert ponderer Fly fishing becomes a metaphor for life Life isn't just like a box of chocolates but a lake full of fish as well Just ask Mark Gump Kingwell is very open about his insecurities and weaknesses the very things that make this book so

  2. says:

    Who could ever forget standing two legs then in coldfast running knee deep Henry's Fork water fly pole whipping furiously with countless rising fish everywhere as a blizzard appearing Mayfly hatch came off in the crepuscular penumbra of the Grand Tetons Exhilarating breathtaking majesty of Mother Nature's abundance were m

  3. says:

    In the author's own words this is not a book about fishing Catch Release uses trout fishing as an analogy of life The chapters contains storiescomments about fishing golf history philosophy relationships and life in genera

  4. says:

    So boring admittedly I may not be the target audience but then again I'm not sure who I would recommend this book to It seemed right up my ally from the title and description but it really missed the mark for me

  5. says:

    While not your typical fly fishing book the little book offers a great read that spans many facets of life that we all encounter and does so with a sense of humor Offering a rather uniue voice and perspective in the world of fly fishing literature Kingwell has produces a work worth reading probably than once

  6. says:

    Terrible

  7. says:

    Funniest and best book I've read in a long time Enjoy it I have to say it again this book makes me so happy

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Mark Kingwell ¶ 9 summary

Catch And Release

Ear to British Columbia Between the drinking cigars and the piloting of a small dingy Kingwell previously of the belief that “fishing is stupid” finds that the sport does allow for one important thing uite a bit of time to just think allowing thoughts to wander and new vistas to open up This realization a kind of felicitous meandering and suspension in the delights of the moment leads Kin. In the author s own words this is not a book about fishing Catch Release uses trout fishing as an analogy of life The chapters contains storiescomments about fishing golf history philosophy relationships and life in general I did not like the way the book was structured because the different topics appeared randomly within a chapter I felt like I was in front of a pinball machine entitled Catch Release While trout fishing was the backdrop of the machine each chapter was structured like the movement of a pinball Whatever target was hit was a topic change within the same chapter This was reminiscent of Ben Okri s book A Way of Being Free where I felt that the notes had been randomly selected and put together in the same chapterWhen writing for a general audience it would also be useful to provide additional information andor impressions of works writing etc created by others One example is when Mr Kingwell was walking around New York looking at signs logos and architectural details He heard the voices of Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs in his head and looked through eyes conditioned by Evans and Abbott and Bourke White No other information is provided While I m familar with the writings of Jane Jacobs and the photographs of Margaret Bourke White I m not familar with the works of all the authors philosphers etc that were mentioned in the book Since I read for pleasure and was not taking a course to discuss the works of all the names that were mentioned the name dropping reduced my enjoyment of the book

free download ê E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¶ Mark Kingwell

In Catch and Release philosopher Mark Kingwell has written a book about fishing or accurately about thinking about fishing that is unlike any book ever penned about this most uniue and challenging of sports This vibrant blend of memoir travelogue reflection and discussion of the finer points of the art is framed around an annual fishing trip that he and his father and two brothers take each y. You get a line I ll get a pole HoneyWhen philosophy meets fly fishing depth and humor are sure to ensue What a fun and insightful read The anecdotes are full of hilarity Kingwell is an expert ponderer Fly fishing becomes a metaphor for life Life isn t just like a box of chocolates but a lake full of fish as well Just ask Mark Gump Kingwell is very open about his insecurities and weaknesses the very things that make this book so relatable He touches on such topics as boredom procrastination heartbreak the need to find one s purposes etc Catch and Release will make you think feel laugh reflect and even want to go fishing It will reel you in and not let go Insert about a million fishing metaphors here

free download Catch And Release

Gwell through everything from falconry male bonding and procrastination to golf cooking and the relationship between reflection and action not to mention the relative benefits of wet versus dry flies the cast and the ethics of fishing Ultimately and as this book engagingly shows fishing is worth thinking about because of the thinking that fishing allows Especially when the trout aren’t biti. Terrible


About the Author: Mark Kingwell

Mark Gerald Kingwell BA MLitt MPhil PhD DFA born March 1 1963 is a Canadian philosopher who is currently professor of philosophy and associate chair at the University of Toronto's Department of Philosophy Kingwell is a fellow of Trinity College and a Senior Fellow of Massey College He specialises in theories of politics and cultureKingwell has published twelve different books most