Tales of Fishes
by Zane Grey
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1919
Number of pages: 267
Zane Grey is best known as fishing writer for the wild adventures of catching world record giants in the oceans around the world. He published collections of stories about particular places and species of fish. Tales of Fishes is a wonderful collection of stories that range over the most sought after species of salt water fishing-tarpon, bonefish, sailfish, marlin, swordfish, and tuna. It's a perfect sampler to whet the appetite of every armchair angler.
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