A wild boar hunter.
A Catholic nun.
Did a nun really invent the first flies for fly-fishing?
Dame Juliana Berners was a remarkable woman: devout catholic nun and the credited inventor of fly-fishing. From boar-hunting on horseback with nothing but a spear to facing off with greedy priests determined to further impoverish her convent and family of faithful sisters, Dame Juliana’s story will surprise and inspire you.
Title: Profound River
Author: John Gubbins
Publisher: Sweetwater (Cedar Fort)
Release Date: January 3, 2012
Size: 256 pages, 6×9, paperback
Genre: Historical; fictionalized account of a true story.