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- DescriptionFishing, A Very Peculiar History explores one of the most ancient and popular pastimes in the world in the unique Cherished Library style, packed full of fascinating facts, quirky trivia and mind-boggling statistics. Rob Beattie tackles everything from the history of fish and chips to fish that look like celebrities and from what the well-dressed angler is wearing this season to brave fishing adventures and different fishing techniques from around the world. Fact boxes, a full glossary and index make the book both fun and informative to use. The text is enlivened with black-and-white line drawings and full-colour endpapers. Whether you read a page, a chapter or a whole book, you won't be able to help but be intrigued, and amazed at how much information is packed into a Cherished Library title.
- Author BiographyRob Beattie is a freelance writer, computer journalist and author of books about camping, fishing and boating. He's written 11 books on subjects as varied as Windows Vista and Office 2007, fishing, family camping, boating for beginners, traditional D-I-Y, home science, making movies and Ray Mears-style outdoors survival. He's also written thousands of articles for magazines and newspapers on Windows PCs and software, Apple Macs, the Internet, music, film and general entertainment.
- Author(s)Rob Beattie
- PublisherSalariya Book Company Ltd
- Date of Publication01/04/2012
- SubjectFishing, Field Sports & Outdoor Activities
- Series TitleVery Peculiar History
- Place of PublicationBrighton
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintBook House
- Content NoteBlack and white illustrations
- Weight200 g
- Width101 mm
- Height152 mm
- Spine19 mm
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