Travers Corners

Author: Scott Waldie
Publisher: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781592285747
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The final volume in the series of evocative stories about the fictional western town of Travers Corners, Montana, brings joy and tears, love and closure to the lives of its colorful inhabitants.

Return to Travers Corners

Author: Scott Waldie
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632201062
Format: PDF
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This nostalgic collection of short fiction “celebrates the simple pleasures of rural Montana” (Publishers Weekly). “Equal portions of Lake Wobegon Days and Winesburgh, Ohio, and add a dash of A River Run Through” hailed Booklist on Scott Waldie’s first collection of Travers Corners stories. Now the homespun storyteller returns to the windblown Montana town, population of 329—an outpost for the celebration of all things wild and beautiful: rivers and creeks, wildlife, cattle ranches, tall grasses, and timbered mountains. Among those you’ll meet in this charming collection are Dolores, who runs the beauty parlor; Junior, the worst fisherman to never give up the sport; and Judson, a boat builder, and the best guide Carrie Creek ever had. Here are stories of small town friendships and fights, of famous fishermen and unlucky anglers, of trout so big they’re practically mythical, and taller tales of the ones that got away. The stories of Travers Corners hearken to a simpler world of wild places, good deeds, and unforgettable acquaintances made along the way.

Travers Corners

Author: Scott Waldie
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1632207397
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The final chapters of Scott Waldie’s iconic Travers Corners trilogy. Travers Corners, Montana, is not much more than Main Street. There’s Ed’s Garage and Filling Station; McCracken’s General Store—still owned and run by Junior, the worst fisherman who ever lived to fish; the Tin Cup Bar and Cafe; Dolores’s Beauty Parlor; and The Carrie Creek Boat Works and Guide Service—Judson C. Clark proprietor. And yet, Travers Corners is also much more than that main street: it’s an outpost for all things wild and beautiful—rivers and creeks, wildlife, cattle ranches, glaciated benchlands sweeping into the timbered mountains. Travers is a fly-fishing paradise. And it is people with the same cast of “witty homespun characters” (Library Journal) as Waldie’s first book of stories, Travers Corners. Now, in Travers Corners: The Final Chapters, Waldie delivers the final volume in the series, bringing joy and tears, love and closure to the lives of the characters we’ve grown to know and care so much about. The simplicity of the rural West beckons from every tale: wisdom, trust, and good deeds, the loyalty of friends, the love of wild places, a respect for all living things—written with a wit that puts it all in perspective. The world would be a better place if we had all spent a spell in Travers Corners. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Travers Corners

Author: Scott Waldie
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1629140147
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Welcome to Travers Corners, a dusty Montana town, where nothing much has happened since Herbert Hoover stopped for gas. Travers Corners, like most small towns, has no newspaper, no radio station; but here, large trout—no better than large trout, fictitious trout—await the angler. And apart from spreading gossip outside the McCraken’s General Store, the residents of Travers Corners love nothing more than fly fishing. Scott Waldie’s delightful cast of characters breathes life into this tiny, out-of-the-way town. Meet Judson C. Clarke, boat builder and some-time guide down the waters of Carrie Creek. Jud’s best friend Henry knows his way around just about everything, and has a story and a laugh for everyone. Meet Dolores, the belle of Travers Corners; Sarah, who fled from New York City in search of quiet and community; Doc, who loves his profession and fly fishing—and not necessarily in that order—; Ed, the mechanic who’s too patriotic to work on imports; and so many more enormous personalities. Waldie’s warmth, wit, and shrewd eye for characterization, evokes a deep nostalgia for times past and quirky communities. For fly fishers everywhere, Travers Corners will be a second home. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction—novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary classics including Shakespeare, Dumas, Wilde, Cather, and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Shiloh

Author: Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439132003
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Marty will do anything to save his new friend Shiloh in this Newbery Medal–winning novel from Phillis Reynolds Naylor. When Marty Preston comes across a young beagle in the hills behind his home, it's love at first sight—and also big trouble. It turns out the dog, which Marty names Shiloh, belongs to Judd Travers, who drinks too much and has a gun—and abuses his dogs. So when Shiloh runs away from Judd to Marty, Marty just has to hide him and protect him from Judd. But Marty's secret becomes too big for him to keep to himself, and it exposes his entire family to Judd's anger. How far will Marty have to go to make Shiloh his?

Mary Poppins

Author: P. L. Travers
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 0544574753
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The first four books featuring the world’s most beloved nanny, plus delightful bonus features! Since the 1934 publication of Mary Poppins, stories of this magical nanny have delighted children and adults for generations. This collection includes the first four tales by P. L. Travers, illustrated by Mary Shepard: Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Comes Back, Mary Poppins Opens the Door, and Mary Poppins in the Park. Also including a foreword by Gregory Maguire, author of Wicked, who explores the significant differences between the book and movie versions, and an essay by P. L. Travers about the writing of Mary Poppins, this collection lets you travel with Mary on the east wind to Cherry Tree Lane in these stories that inspired films, a stage show, and young imaginations the world over. “When Mary Poppins is about, her young charges can never tell where the real world merges into make-believe. Neither can the reader, and that is one of the hallmarks of good fantasy.” —The New York Times

Mary Poppins in the Kitchen

Author: P. L. Travers
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547541988
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By P.L. Travers, the author featured in the upcoming movie Saving Mr. Banks. Get a unique glimpse at the famous Poppins cast as the spit-spot English nanny and the Banks children take over the kitchen for a week. With the help of familiar visitors like the Bird Woman, Admiral Boom, and Mr. and Mrs. Turvy, Mary Poppins teaches her irrepressible young charges the basics of cooking, from A to Z. And young readers can re-create the week's menus by following the thirty different recipes. Kitchen adventures were never so much fun! In full color, this enchanting new edition will delight both old and new fans of the inimitable Mary Poppins.

A Guide to Rugby by Rugby Players Including Chapters on Basic Ball Skills Forward Tactics Attacking Moves for the Backs Training Regimes and a History of the Game

Author: Various Authors
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473390877
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A game of rugby can often look hectic and confusing to the uninitiated but it is a game of technique, skill and tactics. This guide is a comprehensive look at the skills required for anybody wishing to learn the game, from the history of rugby, position specific advice, training and a collection of photographs of rugby in action. This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

The Last Icon

Author: Steven Travers
Publisher: Taylor Trade Publications
ISBN: 1589796608
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"This book tells the complete, unvarnished story of the great Tom Seaver, that rarest of all American heroes, the New York Sports Icon. In a city that produces not mere mortals but sports gods, Seaver represented the last of a breed and he stayed at the top for twenty years. Here is Tom Terrific of the Amazin' Mets, worthy of a place alongside DiMaggio, Ruth, Mantle, and Namath in the pantheon of New York idols"--