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Paddlefish (Autographed Copy)

Warren, Christine J.

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ISBN 10: 0983385726 / ISBN 13: 9780983385721
Published by Departure Publishing LLC, Austin, TX U.S.A., 2011
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Signed by author on fly page. Book and DJ appear clean as new. The first complete narrative ever published on The Texas Water Safari, a 260-mile paddle race from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. Paddlers must complete the race in 100 hours. Bookseller Inventory # 119623

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Title: Paddlefish (Autographed Copy)

Publisher: Departure Publishing LLC, Austin, TX U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2011

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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On a sweltering summer day in 2010, Christine Warren stepped into a 24-foot canoe and paddled toward a goal that she never previously imagined possible. The Texas Water Safari is a 260-mile paddle race from the Texas Hill Country to the Gulf Coast. Run continuously since 1963, the course follows the San Marcos and Guadalupe Rivers to the coastal fishing town of Seadrift. Paddlers must complete the race in 100 hours. While the exhausting pace and blistering heat are reason enough to bow out, it's the ancillary hurdles that often eliminate racers long before the finish line: dam portages, water moccasins, logjams, mosquitoes, dysentery, alligators, sleep deprivation, and equipment failures. Paddlefish is the first complete narrative ever published on The Texas Water Safari. With a mixture of humor, misery, history and triumph, Christine has written an engaging and entertaining memoir of her yearlong transformation from a mom, writer and fly fisher, to a viable competitor in The World's Toughest Boat Race. If you've ever wondered what extraordinary challenges lurk beyond your comfort zone, this book may help you discover what s ultimately possible.

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Christine grew up in Texas and Tennessee before attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After graduating in 1993 with a degree in English, she worked for fourteen years in marketing and advertising. In 2007 she left corporate life to explore a growing passion for writing and fly fishing. When her fishing friends introduced her to the Texas Water Safari, she recognized it as a life-altering challenge that she couldn't resist. With her husband and daughter, she splits time between Austin, Texas and Mobile, Alabama. To follow her writing and speaking engagements on fish, rivers, and brazen leaps of faith, visit Christine s website at FlyFishChick.com.

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