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Wild: Stories of Survival..(Tr)by Clint Willis
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Wild brings together the best writing about men and women fighting for their lives in the wilderness, from Jon Krakauer's article on which he based his bestseller Into the Wild, to Carl R. Raswan's account of surviving raids, droughts, and sandstorms in the desert with the Bedouins, to Joe Kane's description of terrifying adventures on the Amazon. Other accounts include: Philipe Descola telling of life with an isolated tribe of headhunters; Bill Bryson describing his life-threatening but hilarious adventures along the Appalachian Trail; and Eric Newby finding himself lost in some of the world's most daunting terrain, the unmapped Hindu Kush.
A collection of writers' works tout a variety of wild "life" and treacherous trials and adventures in hazardous. Includes excerpts from Edward Abbey, Jack London, and more. 16 photos.
About the Author
Clint Willis is editor of the Adrenaline Books series, which includes Epic, High, and Rough Water. He lives in Cape Elizabeth, ME.
Table of Contents
From In trouble again / by Redmond O'Hanlon — from Savages / by Joe Kane — Down the river / by Edward Abbey — from Deborah: A wilderness narrative / by David Roberts — Pearyland / by Barry Lopez — from Into the wild / by Jon Krakauer — from Young men & fire / by Norman Maclean — from Arabian Sands / by Sir Wilfred Thesiger — from The sea and the jungle / by H.M. Tomlinson — from A walk in the woods / by Bill Bryson — from Deliverance / by James Dickey — To build a fire / by Jack London — The willows / by Algernon Blackwood — The man who liked Dickens / by Evelyn Waugh.
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