Number of page: 409
Publisher: HarperCollins, 2012
Category: Adventure and adventurers
“Bear Grylls is a veritable superhero….The former UK Special Forces paratrooper has braved the world’s harshest environments.” —Hampton Sides, Outside Magazine“Bear Grylls is one tough, crazy dude.” —Washington PostTHE THRILLING #1-BESTSELLING MEMOIR BY THE ADVENTURE LEGEND AND STAR OF NBC’S RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS Bear Grylls has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on a remote island off of Britain’s windswept coast, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. Inevitably, it wasn’t long before the young explorer was sneaking out to lead all-night climbing expeditions.As a teenager at Eton College, Bear found his identity and purpose through both mountaineering and martial arts. These passions led him into the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and to a karate grandmaster’s remote training camp in Japan, an experience that soon helped him earn a second-degree black belt. Returning home, he embarked upon the notoriously grueling selection course for the British Special Forces to join the elite Special Air Service unit 21 SAS—a journey that would push him to the very limits of physical and mental endurance.Then, disaster. Bear broke his back in three places in a horrific free-fall parachuting accident in Africa. It was touch and go whether he would walk again, according to doctors. However, only eighteen months later, a twenty-three-year-old Bear became one of the youngest climbers to scale Mount Everest, the world’s highest summit. But this was just the beginning of his many extraordinary adventures. . . .Known and admired by millions as the star of Man vs. Wild, Bear Grylls has survived where few would dare to go. Now, for the first time, Bear tells the story of his action-packed life. Gripping, moving, and wildly exhilarating, Mud, Sweat, and Tears is a must-read for adrenaline junkies and armchair explorers alike.
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MUD, SWEAT, AND TEARS: The Autobiography The fearless host of Man vs. Wild illustrates a highly spirited life.Born in Britain in 1974, Edward Michael Grylls (his sister nicknamed him “Bear,” and it stuck) became heavily influenced by the strength and resilience of his great-grandfather, a British officer during World War I. His childhood memories include nervously anticipating school grades and thriving amid the tireless support (but
- Sameer Bera
He is wonderful man
- Jon Bellah
Bear Grylls bio Awesome book! The Everest account was fabulous. Thank you Bear!
- Shiwam Thakare
Must have ,,,,, have it !!! Only name is enough !!! For true fan s .
- Nishanth Nannapaneni
- derrick tipton
Wonderful book that helps me to reflect back on my life as a Eagle Scout and climber. Reading has resparked a fire I was afraid was burning out inside me. Thanks, Bear!
- Linda Bairos
Linda Bairos Loved this book!! He is truly an awesome person!
- Robin Wray
Best book I’ve ever read This book is exactly what you should expect from Bear. INCREDIBLE! A MUST READ
- Joshua Ponder
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