A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT
Author: Norman Maclean, Read by Ivan Doig
Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING, Mar 2006
Binding: Audio CD
Thirty years after its original publication, an American classic makes its CD debut. Abridged, 5 hours on 4 CDs.
Four-disk special edition with new bonus material.
Maclean writes "in my family, there is no clear line between religion and fly-fishing." Nor is there a clear line between family and fly-fishing. It is the one activity where brother can connect with brother and father with son. In Macleans autobiographical novella, it is the river that makes them realize that life continues and all things are related.
The strong reading of Ivan Doig, Montana native and author of , adds much flavor to this poignant, beautiful, often very funny story about love & loss.
Also included on this special release: On the Big Blackfoot, the memoir that inspired A River Runs Through It, read by Maclean and his son John, backed by the sounds of the Big Blackfoot River.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"Exquisite . . . this recording joins the ranks of the few near-perfect matches of reader and author." -Philadelphia Inquirer
"One of the best-selling audiotapes ever, this title became hard to find recently, as it fell victim to a series of buyouts of various publishers. HighBridge is putting a new cover on this classic reading by Ivan Doig, Montana native and author of This House of Sky." -Library Journal (refers to audio tape)
"As beautiful as anything in Thoreau or Hemingway." - Alfred Kazin