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Old 03-24-2013, 05:13 PM
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Default Re: When The Tables Turn...

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Originally Posted by hairwing530 View Post
Corey Ford was a truly gifted wordsmith, one who wrote a wealth of books during his time on this Earth. He ranks among my all-time favorite authors-- along with the late Gene Hill, Dana Lamb and a host of others --especially for the aforementioned "The Road..." It's been known to cause many a bird-dog lover to shed a tear or two...

Corey Ford also did a fair amount of fly-fishing writing-- both he and Gordon MacQuarrie were gunners who fly-fished as well --and a great deal of satire. The previous century was probably the benchmark of the birth of a great many outstanding authors, and I find my book shelves lined with their works. And, there among them all, stand a set of books given to me right after the restoration of my eyesight by a pairing that I miss dearly-- the "Sam & Larry" duo. Needless to say, those books will be treasured for the rest of my days... Jerry, aka hairwing530
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Jerry

Used to look forward to "The Lower Forty" every month in Field & Stream.

"The Best of Corey Ford" consists of many of them with "The Road -----"
at the end. Have always considered the years between WW1 & 2 the most interesting for writers and guns.
Can not tell you how much knowing your eyesight was restored pleases me.

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