S spiraled halfway up its Posts Then Spun Free On then spun free on wind to scurry and drift into corners and the doorway of the Boat Works The sign read CARRIE CREEK BOAT WORKS AND GUIDE SERVICE and the words
would have been lost to the night had it not been for the light shining down from have been lost to the night had it not been for the light shining down from upstairs window Jud s shadow moved along the walls and ceiling and grew larger as he walked to the bookcaseHe stood browsing for some time hoping that some title ither previously partially or never read would leap out at him Then he looked to the top shelf thinking that things forgotten seem to march their way to oblivion in some kind of universal order Old photos seem to find. Erful characters who fill it Jud who left to travel the world and returned to build boats and fly fish; Sarah an migrant from New York City who needed to find some peace; her uncle Sal the local bartender with the Brooklyn accent and Yankee baseball cap; Dolores the town beauty of years past and present; Junior the gener. .
Travers Corners starting with this book are my all time favorite reads Freakin fantastic This is my favorite book The chapters do not connect until the nd but oh man this book is freakin fantastic Y all should read it now It catches the magic the romance if you will of a nice summer vening Scott Waldie has created a wonderful small town in Montana These stories often have fly fishing in them but they are not fly fishing stories they are stories of life in
A Rural Town The rural town The are memorable The situations are authentic The stories are told with humor and compassion The Carrie Creek sign creaked in the vening breeze and cottonwood bloom. Welcome to Travers Corners the Lake Wobegon of fly fishing where the most celebrated thing that ver happened was Herbert Hoover stopping for gas Yet interesting things do happen in Travers Corners all the time and this remarkable first collection of stories by Scott Waldie builds a true sense of a small town and the wond. Their way to the back of
THE CLOSET OLD MUSIC SLOWLY SORTS closet old music slowly sorts to the rear of the stack and old books make the climb to the top shelf to gather dust and respectability The
wind parted the curtains and the room with that rarefied and seldom felt warmth that loosens you and sends you tumbling through the memories born on such nights those top down and whistling rocking in baby s arms halcyon nights Romance and laughter sail on such a wind It sets the dreamer to dreaming It blows the reader to the top shelf So begins Three Yahoos a wonderful look back at that day when children become adults because of the xperiences they have good or bad. Al store owner who has a thorough knowledge of fishing but no discernible skill; and many Written with warmth wit and a shrewd ye 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.SUMMER WIND PARTED THE CURTAINS AND