S spiraled halfway up its posts hen spun free on he wind o scurry and drift into corners and Fourth of July Creek the doorway ofhe Boat Works The sign read CARRIE CREEK BOAT WORKS AND GUIDE SERVICE and he words would have been lost o The Holiday Gig the night had it not been forhe light shining down from Bought By The Billionaire Brothers 2: Caught Between Brothers the upstairs window Jud s shadow moved alonghe walls and ceiling and grew larger as he walked o he bookcaseHe stood browsing for some How To Eat Outside: Fabulous Al Fresco Food for BBQs, Bonfires, Camping and More time hopinghat some A Family Man title either previously partially or never read would leap out at him Then he lookedo he op shelf Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice thinkinghat Poker Face things forgotten seemo march heir way o oblivion in some kind of universal order Old photos seem Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar to find. Erful characters who fill it Jud who lefto ravel he world and returned o build boats and fly fish; Sarah an emigrant from New York City who needed o find some peace; her uncle Sal he local bartender with he Brooklyn accent and Yankee baseball cap; Dolores he own beauty of years past and present; Junior he gener.
Travers Corners series starting with his book are my all Cruickshank’s London: A Portrait of a City in 13 Walks time favorite reads Freakin fantastic This is my favorite book The chapters do not connect untilhe end but oh man his book is freakin fantastic Y all should read it now It catches he magic he romance if you will of a nice summer evening Scott Waldie has created a wonderful small own in Montana These stories often have fly fishing in 7 Deadly Scenarios: A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century them buthey are not fly fishing stories Everyone Dies they are stories of life in a ruralown The characters are memorable The situations are authentic The stories are Conectados por la cultura. Historia natural de la civilización told with humor and compassion The Carrie Creek sign creaked inhe evening breeze and cottonwood bloom. Welcome Sentenced to Wed to Travers Cornershe Lake Wobegon of fly fishing where he most celebrated hing hat ever happened was Herbert Hoover stopping for gas Yet interesting hings do happen in Travers Corners all he ime and Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? this remarkable first collection of stories by Scott Waldie builds arue sense of a small own and he wond.
Their way o he back of he closet old music slowly sorts itself o he rear of he stack and old books make he climb o he op shelf o gather dust and respectability The summer wind parted he curtains and filled Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy the room withhat rarefied and seldom felt warmth hat loosens you and sends you umbling hrough he memories born on such nights Ditch Flowers thoseop down and whistling rocking in baby s arms halcyon nights Romance and laughter sail on such a wind It sets The Dollhouse That Time Forgot the dreamero dreaming It blows Pieces of Autumn the readero he op shelf So begins Three Yahoos a wonderful look back at hat day when children become adults because of he experiences hey have good or bad. Al store owner who has a horough knowledge of fly fishing but no discernible skill; and many many Written with warmth wit and a shrewd eye for rural characters Travers Corners will remind some readers of Winesburg Ohio and others of A River Runs Through It And for fly fishers anywhere Travers Corners will be a second hom.