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Wild stories : the best of Men's journal : ten years of great writing

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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For the past decade, Men's Journal has set the standard for travel and adventure writing by publishing the work of America's finest authors and literary journalists. Wild Stories collects thirty-two of the best pieces to appear in the magazine, by its most well-known and respected contributors: Sebastian Junger reports on a kidnapping in Kashmir, P. J. O'Rourke road-trips down India's wild "Grand Trunk Road, " Rick
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 1400048303 9781400048304
OCLC Number: 52370532
Notes: "Includes three new stories"--Cover.
Description: xii, 596 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [pt. 1]. The adventurers --
As long as we were together, nothing bad could happen to us / Scott Anderson --
Weird karma / P.J. O'Rourke --
Creatures of the dictator / Rick Bass --
X-rated / George Plimpton --
The Cajun road / Charles Gaines --
Alone / Philip Caputo --
The most dangerous friend in the world / Tim Cahill --
Cutting Horse road / Thomas McGuane --
[pt. 2]. The sporting life --
The hour and the glory / John McLaughlin --
They might be giants / John Paul Newport --
Starting over / Jim Harrison --
Hairball carcass tossing in the chugach / Charles M. Young --
Blunder road / Roy Blount --
Crazy in the desert / Hampton Sides --
Far North / John Balzar --
[pt. 3]. Men's lives --
A mountain of trouble / David Roberts --
How it feels to be Yvon Chouniard / Doug Stanton --
Much about this world / Chip Brown --
A man's land / Rick Telander --
Something wild in the blood / Bob Shacochis --
The last trip / Todd Balf --
Forty years in Acapulco / Devin Friedman --
The baby goat murders / Larry Brown --
[pt. 4]. The reporting --
Escape from Kashmir / Sebastian Junger --
The death zone / Peter Wilkinson --
Sunk / Doug Stanton --
Killing Libby / Mark Levine --
Buried at sea / Ramsey Flynn --
Rebels of the Apocalypse / Rory Nugent --
After the spill / Charles Siebert --
Black Hawk down / Mark Bowden --
The firefighters.
Other Titles: Best of Men's journal
Men's journal (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: from the editors of Men's journal.
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For the past decade, Men's Journal has set the standard for travel and adventure writing by publishing the work of America's finest authors and literary journalists. Wild Stories collects thirty-two of the best pieces to appear in the magazine, by its most well-known and respected contributors: Sebastian Junger reports on a kidnapping in Kashmir, P. J. O'Rourke road-trips down India's wild "Grand Trunk Road, " Rick Bass communes with Romanian grizzlies, George Plimpton visits a porn convention, and much more.

Sometimes funny, sometimes terrifying, but always intelligent, these stories take us on thrilling explorations into the heart of the new global wild.

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