The Resource The American fisherman : how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A., Willie Robertson and William Doyle

The American fisherman : how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A., Willie Robertson and William Doyle

Label
The American fisherman : how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A.
Title
The American fisherman
Title remainder
how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A.
Statement of responsibility
Willie Robertson and William Doyle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From the Duck Dynasty star and #1 New York Times bestselling author comes a rollicking popular history of fishing in America. American Fisherman traces the impact fishing has had in shaping America's history, and reveals the influential role it has played in defining our lives. Willie Robertson persuasively argues that America became what it is today in no small part because of the anglers that call it home. From harvesting New England cod to fly fishing for Yellowstone trout to raising Pacific Northwest salmon, the fishing industry has long played an essential role in the establishment of many of the nation's earliest ports, most notably along the East Coast. Robertson explores how fishing has informed our culture, in literature, movies, and television, from classics like The Old Man and the Sea, A River Runs Through It, and Moby-Dick to The Perfect Storm, In the Heart of the Sea, and The Deadliest Catch, to popular local television fishing programs from coast to coast. Robertson also analyzes the economics of this $50 billion annual business which supports a host of industries, including tourism and manufacturing, as well as conservationism. Told in Robertsons charming down-home voice, American Fisherman is a spirited and unique look at America and its people,"--Baker & Taylor
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robertson, Willie
Dewey number
799.10973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SH463
LC item number
.R63 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Doyle, William
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Fishing
Label
The American fisherman : how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A., Willie Robertson and William Doyle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: An American Fishing Family -- The Founding Fisherman -- The Fisherman Who Created America -- The Greatest American Fishing Trip of All -- The Fish That Won the Last Battle of the Civil War -- America's Floating Industry -- The Golden Age of American Sportfishing -- Rise of the Great Women Anglers -- Fishermen in the Modern White House -- The Power of Fishing
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780062465641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939703948
  • 1223619
  • (OCoLC)ocn939703948
Label
The American fisherman : how our nation's anglers founded, fed, financed, and forever shaped the U.S.A., Willie Robertson and William Doyle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-291) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Prologue: An American Fishing Family -- The Founding Fisherman -- The Fisherman Who Created America -- The Greatest American Fishing Trip of All -- The Fish That Won the Last Battle of the Civil War -- America's Floating Industry -- The Golden Age of American Sportfishing -- Rise of the Great Women Anglers -- Fishermen in the Modern White House -- The Power of Fishing
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 302 pages
Isbn
9780062465641
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)939703948
  • 1223619
  • (OCoLC)ocn939703948

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