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Written by John HerseyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by John Hersey

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 228 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: February 12, 1988
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-394-75702-5 (0-394-75702-5)
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"Almost no one has answered 'why fish?' better than Mr. Hersey....what he does best of all is evoke wonder." — The New York Times Book Review

"Blues is, of course, about much more than the pleasures and techniques of fishing; it is, as Fisherman tells Stranger, about interconnections -- the ties between mankind and the natural world, among others." — The New Yorker

"Wonderful...He gives us a rich and vivid sense of ocean life....The whole thing is as stately as a minuet, and as graceful." — Chicago Sun-Times

"Blues informs and enlightens in the grand tradition of open-air, 'universe-in-a-grain-of-sand' writing....Part philosophy, part natural history, part cookbook, part fishing lore, this is a book as singular as its author and his distinguished career."— Baltimore Sun