Reviewer: Opportunity Got Away from Raines

Hal Espen, former editor of Outside magazine, lets fly on Howell Raines’s new book The One That Got Away in this extensive review on the International Herald Tribune Web site. “Raines probably should have resisted this double-twined, back-and-forth approach, which tends, on the one hand, to retroactively burden fishing trips with premonitions of professional failure and loss, and on the other, to import a jarring note of sportive insouciance into the deadly serious matter of what befell him at The Times.”

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