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Wild : stories of survival from the world's most dangerous places

Author: Clint Willis
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press : Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc. : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The wilderness--forest, desert, glacier, jungle--has been the scene of the past century's most exciting stories and inspired some of its best writers, from Edward Abbey and Jack London to Norman Maclean and Jon Krakauer. Wild contains 14 selections of their finest work, for people who love the wilderness and readers who love great writing. Many of these stories are first-hand accounts of adventures lived by the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Willis
ISBN: 1560252197 9781560252191
OCLC Number: 41347024
Notes: "An Adrenaline book"--Title page verso.
Description: 354 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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.
Other Titles: Stories of survival from the world's most dangerous places
Responsibility: edited by Clint Willis.
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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.  Read more...

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