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River of the Angry Moon

Seasons on the Bella Coola

by (author) Mark Hume & Harvey Thommasen

Greystone Books Ltd
Initial publish date
Jan 2000
Rivers, Regional
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jan 2000
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Mark Hume is an award-winning journalist and former senior correspondent with the Vancouver Sun. He is the author of The Run of the River and Adam's River and has published articles in the Boston Globe, the Torotno Star, Equinox, Reader's Digest and Fly Fishing. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.


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Harvey Thommasen,is a physician, researcher and naturalist whose previous books include Grizzlies and White Guys: The Stories of Clayton Mack, Bella Coola Man: More Stories of Clayton Mack and River of the Angry Moon with Mark Hume. Thommasen began taping Clayton Mack's stories during morning rounds at the Bella Coola Hospital. Thommasen makes his home in Bella Coola with his wife and two children.

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Editorial Reviews

This is a book about our relationship to the river. It is about fishing, and loss. It is a book for anyone who has ever fished a river, or has ever stood beside a river and wondered. —Globe & Mail

Getting to know a river is one of life's great joys. It usually requires months spent standing on the bank, or wading in, waving a fly rod. River of the Angry Moon, with its gracious prose and wonderful detail, has managed to boil the process down to a few exhilarating hours. —Paul Quarrington

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