Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books

Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books

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Paperback, Laurel Leaf Library, 2002, ISBN # 0440407125
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The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.

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The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.

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."

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Number of Pages: 148
Original Languages: English
Subject: AUTHORSHIP_JUVENILE LITERATURE ,  AUTHORS, AMERICAN ,  AUTHORS_JUVENILE LITERATURE ,  AUTHORSHIP
Author: Paulsen, Gary
Target Audience: Young Adult Audience
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
ISBN-13: 9780440407126
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 4.25 x 6.75 x 0.50 Inches
ISBN-10: 0440407125
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