The Patch

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The Patch

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Author: John McPhee


ISBN: 9781925773170

Date: 13th December, 2018


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  2. Literary Essays


An essay collection by master of nonfiction and Pulitzer Prize-winner, John McPhee. Part 1, 'The Sporting Scene,' consists of pieces on fishing, football, golf, and lacrosse ' from fly casting for chain pickerel in fall in New Hampshire to walking the linksland of St. Andrews at an Open Championship. Part 2, 'An Album Quilt,' is a montage of fragments - occasional pieces, memorial pieces, reflections, reminiscences, and short items in various magazines including The New Yorker - ranging from a visit to the Hershey chocolate factory to encounters with Oscar Hammerstein, Joan Baez, and Mount Denali.

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