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    In his national best seller book, "The Road," author Cormac McCarthy makes two provocative references to trout. Thanks to my son for loaning his copy. I highly recommend it.

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    he grew up in Knoxville and went to UT, but you probably already know that. His novel "Sutree" takes place in Knoxville.
    Trevor

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    No, I didn't know that. Interesting.

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    John Ehle wrote a novel called 'The Road' as well [1966 IIRC] which is set in the Carolina mtns. Ehle is a NC writer-considered 'regional'. Oddly enough, his style has the noir aspects of Cormac. Ehle has several books based in the appalachians and on 'mountain' society. Ghost

    http://www.amazon.com/Road-Appalachi...4599797&sr=1-4

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    The movie opens Nov 25. I don't think we're going to enjoy the images of the streams.

    JF
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    Is The Road partially set in the Smokys? Given that it is post-apocalyptic movie I would think you are right about not enjoying the images of the streams.

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