The River Why Summary
David James Duncan

Everything you need to understand or teach The River Why by David James Duncan.

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The River Why Summary

The River Why by David James Duncan is ultimately a coming-to-life story about a child fishing prodigy and his search for happiness and fulfillment.

A child of two proficient fishing parents, Augustine "Gus" Orviston is a fishing prodigy, catching his first large fish at the age of four and his first steelhead on a fly at the age of six. His mother, Ma, fishes only in the bait-and-hook style, while his...

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