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Author: Joel Barber
Publisher: ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD/DERRYDALE, Mar 1995
Pub. in 1939. He writes movingly about lying in a dory off Monhegan Island in Maine gunning for eider ducks with eagles in the sky & rafting swarms & geese soaring overhead. 6x9 inches, 108 pgs.
Originally published in 1939 by The Derrydale Press, Joel Barber's records in short stories and verse memories of places he visited and fished during a long life in the outdoors. He writes movingly about lying in a dory off Monhegan Island in Maine gunning for eider ducks with eagles in the sky and rafting swans and geese soaring overhead. Barber was a master wordsmith whose stories and poetry bring to life a lost way of life along the Atlantic shore. Bonded Leather.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Joel Barber was a New York architect. He is also the author of Wild Fowl Decoys. He was an avid decoy collector, and his collection is now in Vermont's Shelburne Museum, where it forms the nucleus of the largest and most important public collection in the world.