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Absinthe & flamethrowers : projects and ruminations on the art of living dangerously

Author: William Gurstelle
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Suitable for reasonable risk takers and suburban dads who want to add more excitement to their lives, this title offers a combination of science, history, and DIY projects that explains why danger is  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Gurstelle
ISBN: 9781556528224 1556528221
OCLC Number: 273817829
Description: xvi, 208 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Big-t people, little-t people --
What is edgework? --
Where the action is --
Why live dangerously? --
The most important chapter in the book --
Obtainium --
The thundering voice --
Playing with fire --
The inner MacGyver --
The minor vices --
The physical arts --
Thrill eating --
Flamethrowers --
The strange music starts.
Other Titles: Absinthe and flamethrowers
Absinthe and flame-throwers
Responsibility: William Gurstelle.

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"If you ever wondered what happened to MacGyver, he lives in Minneapolis under the name of Bill Gurstelle." --Lee Zlotoff, creator, MacGyver "If you can imagine Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes all grown Read more...

 
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