John Larison

John Larison is a river steward for the Native Fish Society and teaches at Oregon State University. Holding Lies is his third book and his second novel, following Northwest of Normal with which it shares its setting and some characters. His articles appear in Fly Fisherman, Fly Rod and Reel, and Gray’s Sporting Journal, among others. He lives with his wife, Ellie Rose, and their daughters in Corvallis, Oregon.

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People talk a lot about “voice” when discussing fiction. In this book, voice comes at you loud and strong from the moment you open the cover.

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“Altogether, this is an admirable work of fiction, a compelling story told beautifully.”