Pecked to death by ducks

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Random House, Jan 26, 1993 - Literary Collections - 377 pages
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An all-new collection of hilarious gonzo travelogues from the author of Jaguars Ripped My Flesh. Whether he's exploring the world's deepest cave, fighting oil-well fires in Kuwait, or encountering the world's most ghastly outhouse--the hideous "throne of terror"--in Guatemala, Cahill delivers thrills so vivid you'll feel like you're there--but be relieved that you're not.

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PECKED TO DEATH BY DUCKS

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The master of adventure writing (Road Fever, 1991; A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg, 1989, etc.) continues his spree with another collection of high-wire essays culled from National Geographic, Rolling ... Read full review

Pecked to death by ducks

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This is not, strictly speaking, a travel book but a collection of articles, most of them previously published in various magazines, on a variety of subjects. The author places the articles into five ... Read full review

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THE BISON BALLET
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TIM CAHILL is the author of eight books, including Road Fever, Jaguars Ripped My Flesh, and A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg. He is a founding editor of Outside magazine and writes frequently for National Geographic Adventure and other national publications. He lives in Montana.

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