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Call of the Wild

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ISBN-10: 0340898259

ISBN-13: 9780340898253

Edition: 2007

Authors: Guy Grieve

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Guy Grieve's life was going nowhere - trapped in a job he hated, commuting 2,000 miles a month and up to his neck in debt. But he dreamed of escaping it all to live alone in one of the wildest, most remote places on earth - Alaska. And just when he'd given up hope, the dream came true. Suddenly Guy was thrown into one of the harshest environments in the world, miles from the nearest human being and armed with only the most basic equipment. And he soon found - whether building a log cabin from scratch, hunting, ice fishing or of course dodging bears in the buff - that life in the wilderness was anything but easy... Part Ray Mears, part Bill Bryson, CALL OF THE WILD is the gripping story of…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Canada
Publication date: 3/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.12" wide x 7.72" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Thomasina Miers is a cook, food writer and winner of BBC 2's Masterchef Goes Large 2005. Her passion for food has taken her around the world, from cheese making in the west of Ireland to opening a large restaurant and cocktail bar in Mexico City. She has contributed a regular recipe column to The Timesand Waitrose Food Illustrated, edited the highly successful cookery book Soup Kitchen, and is the author of Cook. In 2005, Guy Grieve gave up his job in an office cubicle to spend a year alone in the Alaskan wilderness. The result was his first book Call of the Wild. He has written for the Scotsman, and he currently lives on a Hebridean island with his wife and two sons.