Jaguars Ripped My Flesh: Adventure is a Risky Business
Jaguars Ripped My Flesh Adventure is a Risky Business Author:Tim Cahill The author of A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg and Pecked to Death by Ducks gives new meaning to the words "going to extremes" in this exhilarating--and frequently hilarious--collection of adventure travel writing. "Cahill . . . (writes) with the precision ofJohn McPhee and Joan Didion tempered by a Monty Pythonesque sense of the absurd."--San Diego... more » Union-Tribune.« less
Jaguars is a collection of classic Tim Cahill adventures. It's been years since I've read the book, so I won't comment on specific stories, but I can comment on Cahill. In my next life, I want to be Tim Cahill. He goes on the most offbeat adventures around the world, then writes about them with style. His tales are compelling and give a true sense of place. Cahill also throws in just enough self-effacing humor to keep you from resenting him for his charmed life.