King of the Road
True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker
By (author) Alex Debogorski
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King of the Road by Alex Debogorski
Book DescriptionInside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road Truckers The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures-and misadventures-in the north, and explain, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he is today-working class hero, bona-fide celebrity, and the improbable star of a smash-hit television show. Alex is a natural storyteller who knows how to spin tales about his colorful life growing up in the backwoods. Whether he's recounting tales about his hair-raising confrontations with bears, calculating the strength of newly formed ice, divulging the secrets of providing security in a bar room full of combative, drunken miners, or saving the life of another trucker, he keeps you wanting more.* The first inside look at industry legend and fan favorite Alex Debogorski, a devout Christian, father of 11 children, and the world's best known truck driver* Includes thrilling adventures and behind-the-scenes insights that you won't find on the show* Features sidebars that explain the facts about ice roads, from how they're made to when and why they splinter and break King of the Road gives fans of Ice Road Truckers a deep look inside the life and times of the show's biggest rising star.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781118148280
Classification: True stories of heroism, endurance & survival , Buses, trams & commercial vehicles: general interest
Format: Paperback (227mm x 145mm x 16mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2011
Country of Publication: United States
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Books By Author Alex Debogorski
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Remote locations in Canada and Alaska are virtually impossible to access without ice roads, manmade passages of solid ice connecting one frozen lake to another. Navigating those roads is a necessity for multi-billion dollar diamond mines, but it's a treacherous experience and not for the faint of heart.
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Author Biography - Alex Debogorski
ALEX DEBOGORSKI is the larger-than-life costar of History's top-rated show, Ice Road Truckers . He's the father of eleven children and the grandfather of ten grandchildren, married to his childhood sweetheart for almost forty years, and brimming with stories to tell.
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