I’m a Jim Harrison fan. The writer died Saturday, at age 78.
“Legends of the Fall” is probably Harrison’s best known work but it is hardly the only one. Fiction. Poetry. Essays. Even a children’s book.
Harrison lived well and obviously wrote well. When you can write prose with a poet’s heart, you have something.
I doubt Harrison ever got his just due from American readers, although that might now change. He is apparently hugely popular in Europe, especially France.
Chris Dombrowski recently did a nice piece featuring Harrison in Anglers Journal. It’s worth your time. Read it at http://www.anglersjournal.com/people/the-gospel-according-to-jim/.