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The Longest Silence

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The Longest Silence by Thomas McGuane
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Feb 12, 2019 | ISBN 9780525565307

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Praise

“McGuane writes with wit, grit, and grace; the result is a book as entertaining as any you will find on any subject.” —The Seattle Times

“A wonderful writer at the top of his form.” —David Halberstam

“Entertaining as well as technical. . .the gentle, elegiac descriptions laced with crisp opinion. . .draw the reader in.” —The New York Times

“His words are as fresh as the morning dew on an angler’s line.” —Chicago Sun-Times

“Brilliantly written. . . . McGuane’s most personal book.” —Minneapolis StarTribune

“Thomas McGuane writes about fishing better than anyone else in the history of mankind.” —Jim Harrison

“It’s vintage McGuane, the prose elegant and erudite.” —The Denver Post

“A meaty book, and an uplifiting one, dazzlingly well-written. . . . As compelling a testimony to the power and mystery of obsession as I have ever read.” —Tom Fort, Financial Times

“Certain to entertain fellow enthusiasts and fans of his writing. . . . McGuane casts not only his fishing line, but also his magic at turning a precise phrase and evoking a delightful image.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“An outlaw spirit moves through these fish stories. . . . Iconoclastic, unpredictable. . . . Audacious.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Readers will feel the strong, cold currents of fish-infested rivers at their legs.” —Booklist

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