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Author Torday, Paul, 1946-2013.

Title Salmon fishing in the Yemen / Paul Torday.

Edition First Harvest edition.
Publication Info. Orlando, FL : Harcourt, 2008.
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 Nichols Adult Fiction  F TORDAY    AVAILABLE
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Description 333 pages ; 21 cm
Series Harvest book.
Note Originally published: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2007.
Contents 1. The origins of the Yemen Salmon Project -- 2. Extracts from the diary of Dr Alfred Jones: his wedding anniversary -- 3. Feasibility of introducing salmon into the Yemen -- 4. Extracts from the diary of Dr Jones: his meeting with Sheikh Muhammad -- 5. Extracts from the diary of Dr Jones: marital issues may have clouded his judgement -- 6. Correspondence between Captain Robert Matthews and Ms Harriet Chetwode-Talbot -- 7. Press comment -- 8. Intercepts of al-Qaeda email traffic -- 9. Interview with Peter Maxwell, director of communications, prime minister's office -- 10. Transcript of interview with the prime minister, the Rt Hon. Jay Vent MP, on BBC1 The Politics Show -- 11. Continuation of interview with Peter Maxwell -- 12. Email correspondence between David Sugden, NCFE, and Mr Tom Price-Williams, head of fisheries, Environment Agency -- 13. Extract from the diary of Dr Jones: his return to Glen Tulloch -- 14. Interview with Alfred Dr Jones: his meeting with Mr Peter Maxwell and Sheikh Muhammad -- 15. Peter Maxwell is interviewed for the "Time Off" column of the Sunday Telegraph, 4 September -- 16. Interview with Ms Harriet Chetwode-Talbot -- 17. Extract from Hansard -- 18. The termination of the employment contract of Dr Jones -- 19. Correspondence between Captain Robert Matthews and Ms Harriet Chetwode-Talbot -- 20. Intercepts of al-Qaeda email traffic -- 21. Extract from Hansard -- 22. Extracts from the diary of Dr Jones: he visits the Yemen -- 23. Extract from Hansard -- 24. Correspondence between Ms Chetwode-Talbot and herself -- 25. Extract from Peter Maxwell's unpublished autobiography, A Helmsman at the Ship of State -- 26. Script of TV pilot for Prizes for the People -- 27. Extract from Peter Maxwell's unpublished autobiography -- 28. Evidence of a marital crisis between Dr and Mrs Jones -- 29. Interview with Dr Alfred Jones: dinner at the Ritz -- 30. Dr Jones fails to find a date in his diary to meet Mrs Jones -- 31. Extract from Peter Maxwell's unpublished autobiography -- 32. Dr Jones's testimony of events which occurred at the launch of the Yemen salmon project -- 33. Conclusions of the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee.
Summary A middle-aged scientist working at London's National Centre for Fisheries Excellence, Dr. Alfred Jones takes on the outlandish--and ill-fated--task of introducing the sport of salmon fishing into the Yemen River at the behest of a mysterious sheikh.
Subject Salmon fishing -- Fiction.
Fishing stories.
Fisheries -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Bureaucracy -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Yemen (Republic) -- Fiction.
Fishing stories -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 9780156034562 (pbk.)
0156034565 (pbk.)
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