GHOST TROUT is a series of narratives and essays that chronicle the search for the rare Humboldt cutthroat trout, and rivers and streams and their relationship to people and birds and dogs and the human condition. Pieces of the past are mingled with lives and deaths and a long-ago memory of a dance performed by the daughter of the California poet, Joaquin Miller.
“Like a canvas that is painted with precise strokes, this set of narrative moments freezes your attention on universal images.” -Russell Chatham (writer and painter)
Russell Hill is the author of seven mysteries, a book of short stories and a novel, TOM HALL AND THE CAPTAIN OF ALL THESE MEN OF DEATH, as well as a book of essays, THE SEARCH FOR SHEEPHEAVEN TROUT. He has been nominated for the Edgar Allan Poe award by the Mystery Writers of America three times.
Other books by Russell Hill:
The Lord God Bird
Book and cover design by Lauren Grosskopf, Cover photo by Russell Hill