Guts : the true stories behind Hatchet and the Brian books / Gary Paulsen.

The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.

Main Author: Paulsen, Gary.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Delacorte Press, c2001.
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Summary: The author relates incidents in his life and how they inspired parts of his books about the character, Brian Robeson.
Physical Description: 148 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN: 0385326505
Author Notes: Gary Paulsen was born on May 17, 1939 in Minnesota. He was working as a satellite technician for an aerospace firm in California when he realized he wanted to be a writer. He left his job and spent the next year in Hollywood as a magazine proofreader. His first book, Special War, was published in 1966. He has written more than 175 books for young adults including Brian's Winter, Winterkill, Harris and Me, Woodsong, Winterdance, The Transall Saga, Soldier's Heart, This Side of Wild, and Guts: The True Stories Behind Hatchet and the Brian Books. Hatchet, Dogsong, and The Winter Room are Newbery Honor Books. He was the recipient of the 1997 Margaret A. Edwards Award for his lifetime achievement in writing for young adults.

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