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- Crown/Archetype 2004; US$ 16.95
?Let?s get lost together . . . ? Lost in My Own Backyard brings acclaimed author Tim Cahill together with one of his?and America?s?favorite destinations: Yellowstone, the world?s first national park. Cahill has been ?puttering around in the park? for a quarter of a century, slowly covering its vast scope and exploring its remote backwoods. So does... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
The author of A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg and Pecked to Death by Ducks gives new meaning to the words "going to extremes" in this exhilarating--and frequently hilarious--collection of adventure travel writing. "Cahill . . . (writes) with the precision ofJohn McPhee and Joan Didion tempered by a Monty Pythonesque sense of the absurd."--San Diego Union-Tribune.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
In Pass the Butterworms Cahill takes us to the steppes of Mongolia, where he spends weeks on horseback alongside the descendants of Genghis Khan and masters the "Mongolian death trot"; to the North Pole, where he goes for a pleasure dip in 36-degree water; to Irian Jaya New Guinea, where he spends a companionable evening with members of one of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.95
In his latest tour of the earth's remote, exotic, and dismal places, the author of Road Fever and A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg sleeps with a grizzly bear, witnesses demonic possession in Bali, and survives a run-in with something called the Throne of Doom in Guatemala. Vivid and outrageously funny. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
In Hold the Enlightenment , America?s favorite and funniest adventure writer returns with his most entertaining collection of essays yet, as he travels the globe and faces down challenges that are animal, topographical?and human. Hold the Enlightenment takes Tim Cahill to sites as far-flung as Saharan salt mines, the Congolese jungle, and Hanford,... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 7.99
The definitive study of John Wayne Gacy?from his abusive childhood to the murders of thirty-three boys?based on four years of investigative reporting. John Wayne Gacy, the ?Killer Clown,? was a suburban Chicago businessman sentenced to death in 1980 for a string of horrific murders after the bodies of his victims were found hidden in a crawl... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2015; US$ 14.99
The # 1 Sport Autobiography of 2015 in paperback. It's an unlikely footballing fairy tale. Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Timothy Cahill grew up in the sprawling western suburbs, where cricket and rugby league ruled. It was a long way from his father's beloved West Ham and the English game that transfixed a young Tim with his... more...
- Travelers' Tales 2012; US$ 19.99
The Best Travel Writing, Volume 9 is the latest in the annual Travelers' Tales series launched in 2004 to celebrate the world's best travel writing from Nobel Prize winners to emerging new writers. The points of view and perspectives are global, and themes encompass high adventure, spiritual growth, romance, hilarity and misadventure, service to... more...