You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman

  • 288 pages
  • B00JLQ4O5G
  • English
  • Hardcover
You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman

≡ Hardcover ᥛ You're Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck: The Further Adventures of America's Everyman Outdoorsman For Free ⊸ Kindle Ebook By Bill Heavey ⋚ I had never heard of Bill Heavey until an editor asked me to review his latest collection of essays, most of which originally appeared in Field You re Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck The AdvocateBill Heavey is one of the best magazine writers in America No, he doesnt work for the New Yorker He writes for Field s stories has the stark danger of freezing lived so largely on the page As the tongue in cheek title of Mr Heaveys collection suggests, this isnt always or even usually a serious book Think Erma Bombeck in camo gear, and youll get the sensibility of many of these pieces.Wall Street JournalA reader doesnt have to hunt or fish to appreciate Heaveys gift for storytelling The best essays, here, in fact, are heartbreakingly tender This is a hard book to classify, and thats its biggest strength.Christian Science Monitor, 10 excellent books you might have missed in 2014 Remarkably engaging and often hilarious Even those who have never baited a hook, assembled a tree stand, or sat in a duck blind will quickly find themselves drawn into Heaveys world with colorfuland occasionally dangerousaccounts of outdoor life.Publishers Weekly starred review To the list of great Field Patrick C McManusBill Heavey is the man who put the lure in failure Hes my kind of fisherman, deer hunter, and wing shot Which is to say the, um, very amateur kind But who wants to hear about some braggarts cast and blast triumphs when you can hear about Bill catching a 14 inch largemouth bass on a pink Shakespeare Ladies Spincast Combo Even I have never done that At least not sober.P J ORourkeIve read Bill Heaveys page since the earliest days of my career Hes one of my all time favorite writers Hes funny, fearless and always up for anything If he could fish as well as he writes, Id be in trouble Fortunately, he cant.Kevin VanDam, winningest professional bass angler of all time Heaveys self deprecating tales make us laugh He writes about the good times as well as the demons of his outdoor life Some chapters are for soul searching, not just fun and games.Cleveland Plain DealerHumorous and thought provoking essays on what it means to be an outdoorsman Readers will sense that its possible to fail at your mission and still have a grand time if you dont take yourself too seriously.Kirkus ReviewsBill Heavey isnt just one of my favorite writers, though he is Hes also one of my heroes, proof that you can make an adult living by being witty, insightful and spending an awful lot of time outdoors Thats the dream, and its chronicled in this book Buy three copies.Tucker CarlsonIf you think of Bill Heavey as just a humorist, you ll be selling him short, but it s his intelligent, unforced humor that hits you first and stays with you the longest.John Gierach, author of At the Grave of the Unknown Fisherman and All Fishermen Are LiarsBill Heavey is James Thurber in camouflage overalls, an unrelenting geyser of slapstick comedy and serrated wit If he doesnt make you laugh, consult a coroner.Jonathan Miles, author of Dear American AirlinesHeavey examines an eclectic variety of topics, from hunting to fishing to relationships and even lifes profound mysteries His perspective is that of a devoted, if not always expert, outdoorsman If in doubt, he makes fun of himself Fellow outdoorspeople are the target audience, but the overall quality of the writing may draw even stay at homes.BooklistBill Heavey has become famous as Americas everyman outdoorsman, unafraid to draw attention to his many and varied failuresfrom sporting French lavender deodorant to scaring a UPS man half to death while bowhunting in his front yard.DL OnlineIn two decades at Field hunting and fishing are too important and too much fun to be left to the experts Because he believes that enthusiasm trumps skill And because he was born with a skewed perspective and the inability to take anything himself included seriously.When he forgets his hat on a freezing winter hunt he improvises, cutting open the juice stained plush golden retriever puppy his daughter left in the car and using that as head gear Trying to impress a lady, he flips his canoe and loses everything in the boat When ants invade his home, he arms himself with a caulk gun and over the course of an epic battle develops a grudging respect for his enemy.Heavey buys the ticket, takes the ride And takes you along with him He nearly freezes to death in 30 below cold after becoming lost while profiling a trapper in the Alaskan tundra In Nicaragua, where he discovers an untapped tarpon paradise, he also finds beer that comeswith a napkin over the mouth of the bottle and a straw poked through the napkin, the local version of bug armor Throughout, he is alive both to the ridiculousness and poignancy of life.You re Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck collects than sixty of Heavey s best stories from over two decades at Field Stream, as well as work from the Washington Post and Washingtonian Filled with Heavey s trademark wit and candor, You re Not Lost if You Can Still See the Truck is a far ranging and enlightening read, tracing a life lived outdoors through the good, the bad, and the downright hilarious. 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