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Road Fever

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Tim Cahill has taken on the world s bold horizons from the front seat of a GM truck. More specifically, he s driven this truck from the southern-most point in the Western Hemisphere ierra del Fuego in Chile to the oil fields of the Arctic Circle, as far north as you can get without being polar bear lunch. he distance is 15,000 miles. The speed? A Guiness Book of World Records twenty-three and a half days. Road Fever is the hilarious account of this preposterous journey, a breathtaking tour of North and South America, as well as a veritable how-to of pulling off such a delicious scam. Cahill doesn t only give us a travelogue (God forbid!); he also relates how he got countless others to abet his plot. or example, what do you have to do for GM to not only donate a truck for this effort, but airlift the darn thing all the way down Chile? ho do you call to get a full military escort through the Nicaraguan jungle? hat does Fuji want for all that free film? nd snack food- Is it really possible to keep ice cream from melting for over three weeks? im Cahill drove and drove and then drove some more from one desolate spot to another in order to put his name into the re
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Extreme travel writing for fans of Bill Bryson, Peter Moore, P.J. O'Rourke, Tim Moore.

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Tim Cahill is the author of seven books, including A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg, Pecked to Death by Ducks, Jaguars Ripped My Flesh and Hold the Enlightenment. He is an editor at large for Outside magazine, and his work appears in National Geographic Adventure, The New York Times Book Review, and other national publications. He lives in Montana.

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