Mud, Sweat and Tears
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Bear Grylls is a man who has always sought the ultimate in adventure. Growing up on the Isle of Wight, he was taught by his father to sail and climb at an early age. As a teenager he found identity and purpose through both mountaineering and martial arts, which led the young adventurer to the foothills of the mighty Himalaya and a grandmaster's karate training camp in Japan.
On returning home, he embarked upon the notoriously gruelling selection course for the British Special Forces to join 21 SAS - a journey that was to push him to the very limits of physical and mental endurance.
Then, in a horrific free-fall parachuting accident, Bear broke his back in three places. It was touch and go whether he would ever walk again. However, only eighteen months later Bear became one of the youngest ever climbers to scale Everest, aged only twenty-three. But this was just the beginning of his many extraordinary adventures . . .
Known and admired by millions, 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 adrenalin junkies and armchair adventurers alike.
From Publishers Weekly
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Absolutely brilliant read. Just like his book 'Facing Up' I was hooked from beginning to end and read the book in a matter of hours rather than days. Nice one Bear.
As a Scout I was keen to read this book! I had high expectations and was not disappointed, I was hooked from the first page! A must read!
Bought this on iBooks for £9.99. I then came across the hardback copy in Asda for £8. It's the last time I ever spend any money on iBooks. Unjustified inflated prices!