Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Randy Wayne White's Ultimate Tarpon Book: The Birth of Big Game Fishing
"Recounts the history of Florida tarpon through a collection of fish tales from some of the greatest outdoor writers and sportsmen to ever wet a line."-Garden and Gun
"A pleasing prose mosaic and tribute to a life-shaping sport."-Florida Weekly
"A bible to tarpon fishermen. Full of rich historical stories of great fish and even greater fishermen. Masterfully edited, a joy to read, Randy Wayne White's Ultimate Tarpon Book is a must have for every angler's library."-Hilary Hemingway, author of Hemingway in Cuba
"A book that anyone with an interest in Florida's history, natural history, literary history, love of nature, love of fishing, sense of adventure, or interest in the 'real Florida' should purchase and read."-John Fitch, contributor to Southwest Florida's Wetland Wilderness
"An entertaining and illuminating tour through the halls of tarpon fishing history. Essential reading for anyone who considers themselves a tarpon nut or an informed flats angler."-David Conway, author of Fishing Key West and the Lower Keys
Featuring contributions from Ernest Hemingway, Zane Grey, Theodore Roosevelt, Ted Williams, Thomas Edison, Stu Apte, Vic Dunaway, Thomas McGuane, Nick Lyons, and many more!
Randy Wayne White is the New York Times best-selling author of the Doc Ford suspense/thriller novels and, writing as Randy Striker, the Dusty MacMorgan action/adventure series. He has also written nonfiction books and monthly columns for Outside and Men's Health magazines. Carlene Fredericka Brennen, a former newspaper publisher, is author of Hemingway's Cats: An Illustrated Biography, and coauthor of Hemingway in Cuba and Randy Wayne White's Gulf Coast Cookbook with Memories and Photos of Sanibel Island.
480 | 7 x 10
231 b/w illustrations
ISBN 978-0-8130-4434-7 | Paper $21.95