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Publisher's Summary

Here are the real events that inspired Gary Paulsen to write Brian Robeson’s story in Hatchet, The River, Brian’s Winter, Brian’s Return, and Brian's Hunt: a stint as a volunteer emergency worker; the death that became the pilot’s death in Hatchet; plane crashes he’s seen; and his own near misses. He takes listeners on his first hunting trips, showing the wonder and solace of nature along with his hilarious mishaps and mistakes. He shares special memories, such as the night he attracted every mosquito in the county, and how he met the moose who made it personal.
©2002 Gary Paulsen (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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By Amazon Customer on 02-08-15

Book for boys

Gary paulsen books are a must read for boys makes you want to be in the wilderness doing adventurous things

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By Vos H on 12-25-17

My favorite parts

My favorite parts were hearing about the plane crashes and the eating of gross food.

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