In the fall of 1994, Gord Deval set out in search of the world's biggest speckled trout. With a particular spot in mind and an intrepid fishing party of three fellow anglers including the author, he embarks on a quest for this elusive trophy. Along the way, the mysteries of piscatorial pleasure and a particular love of nature are revealed.
About the author
Paul Quarrington won numerous awards for his work, including the Stephen Leacock Award for Humour and Canada Reads 2008 for his novel King Leary. His Governor General's Award-winning Whale Music was made into a critically acclaimed feature film. He also won awards for his writing for the television series Due South and for his screen play for Perfectly Normal. On January 21, 2010, he succumbed to lung cancer and died at his home surrounded by friends and family. He is missed.
Other titles by Paul Quarrington
Cigar Box Banjo
Notes on Music and Life
Modern Classics Not Wanted On the Voyage
Memories of Magical Waters
From the Far Side of the River
Chest-Deep in Little Fishes and Big Ideas
The Boy on the Back of the Turtle
Seeking God, Quince Marmalade, and the Fabled Albatross on Darwin's Islands
The Spirit Cabinet
Boy on the Back of the Turtle
Seeking God, Quince Marmalade and the Fabled Albatross on Darwin's Islands