"[Paulsen's] anecdotes, by turns lyrical, moving and hilarious, reflect a rare clarity of mind and expression and are written in a stark, driving prose style . . . always leavened by a wry, often self-deprecating humor. . . . A book oddly magical from start to finish."
(The Washington Post)
Gary Paulsen is the distinguished author of many critically acclaimed books for young people, including three Newbery Honor books: The Winter Room, Hatcher, and Dogsong. He lives in New Mexico and on the Pacific Ocean.
If you want to read 224 pages of someone telling you how tough they are and how bad they've had it in life, with very little about motorcycling, then this books for you! Read morePublished on Jan. 30 2001
For anyone who loves a personal adventure store stoey this is it. Its amazing what someone can accomplish. This story of Gary Paulsens personal adventure is like no other. Read morePublished on Feb. 14 2000 by firstname.lastname@example.org