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A moving collection of fishing stories by one of America’s legendary outdoor writers.
Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected periodicals, including the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and Field & Stream, among others. When he died in 1993, Middleton left behind a legacy rich with mountain streams, wild trout, and fishermen’s dreams.
In That Sweet Country is a fresh, exhilarating collection of a renowned fishing writer’s previously published works. A recognized name in outdoor writing, Middleton brings us inspiring selections such as An Angler’s Lament” from Southern Living (1987), Spring on the Miramichi” from The Flyfisher (1991), A Haunting Obsession with Brown Trout” from the New York Times (1992), and many more. Readers who love Middleton’s work will cherish this compilation, while novice fishermen will gain a view of the world as Middleton saw it: There are so few left, so few who believe the earth is enough.”
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Skyhorse Publishing; July 2016
- ISBN 9781634506717
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- Title: In That Sweet Country
- Author: Harry Middleton; Ron Ellis (other)
Imprint: Skyhorse Publishing
About The Author
Harry Middleton was a senior editor for Southern Living and wrote countless articles for periodicals such as the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Field & Stream, Smithsonian, Sierra, Gray’s Sporting Journal, and more. He authored five books about fly fishing. He died in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1993.
Ron Ellis is the author of the fictionalized memoir Cogan’s Woods and the editor of the anthology Of Woods and Waters: A Kentucky Outdoors Reader. His work has appeared in Sporting Classics, Kentucky Afield, and Kentucky Monthly and is included in The Gigantic Book of Hunting Stories, edited by Jay Cassell. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky, with his wife and son.