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Guess what — Gary Paulsen was being kind to Brian. In Guts, Gary tells the real stories behind the Brian books, the stories of the adventures that inspired him to write Brian Robeson's story: working as an emergency volunteer; the death that inspired the pilot's death in Hatchet; plane crashes he has seen and near-misses of his own. He describes how he made his own bows and arrows, and takes readers on his first hunting trips, showing the wonder and solace of nature along with his hilarious mishaps and mistakes. He shares special memories, such as the night he attracted every mosquito in the county, or how he met the moose with a sense of humor, and the moose who made it personal. There's a handy chapter on "Eating Eyeballs and Guts or Starving: The Fine Art of Wilderness Nutrition." Recipes included. Readers may wonder how Gary Paulsen survived to write all of his books — well, it took guts.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

Gary Paulsen is a three-time Newbery Honor winner.

From the Paperback edition.

Table of Contents

1. Heart attacks, plane crashes and flying — 2. Moose attacks — 3. Things that hurt — 4. Killing to live : hunting and fishing with primitive weapons — 5. Eating eyeballs and guts or starving : the fine art of wilderness nutrition — 6. The joy of cooking.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440407126
Author:
Paulsen, Gary
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - General
Subject:
Children's stories
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Authors, American
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Collections
Subject:
Authors, American -- 20th century.
Subject:
Children s-Collections
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
436
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.90x4.18x.45 in. .18 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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