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- DescriptionThe author is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. He was one of the youngest ever climbers to scale Everest, aged only twenty-three. This title presents his story.
- Author BiographyBear Grylls' prime-time TV adventure series is one of the most watched shows on the planet, reaching an estimated 1.2 billion viewers in over 180 countries.Bear has authored ten books and, as a former member of the UK Special Forces, was made an honorary Lieutenant Commander in the Royal Navy. He continues to lead record-breaking expeditions to the world's extremes, and these missions have raised over GBP1.5 million for children's charities. Bear recently took over as the youngest ever Chief Scout to the Scouting Association, acting as the figurehead to 28 million Scouts around the globe. He lives with his wife, Shara, and their three sons, Jesse, Marmaduke and Huckleberry, on a Dutch barge in London and on a small remote island off the coast of Wales.
- PrizesShort-listed for Galaxy National Book Awards: Telegraph Biography of the Year 2011.
- Author(s)Bear Grylls
- PublisherTransworld Publishers Ltd
- Date of Publication01/05/2011
- GenreAutobiography: General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintChannel 4 Books, a division of Transworld Publishers
- Content Note3 x 8pp colour sections
- Weight614 g
- Width153 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine31 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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- nicster0725 Apr, 2015by
A can't put it down book
Bought this book as I was interested to know more about Bear himself. You get odd glimpses on the TV programmes but the book really shows who he is and why he does what he does. A very honest and fascinating read.
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