The Full Burn

The Full Burn

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In The Full Burn, acclaimed journalist Kevin Conley goes inside one of the coolest - and most dangerous - jobs in the world. With bravura storytelling and full access to many of the legends of the field, Conley gives a behind-the-scenes view of the stuntman's life: the history, the culture, and the tricks of the trade, showing how-and why-stuntmen do what they do. He even subjects himself to the stuntman's rite of passage -- the book's eponymous stunt -- in which he is doused in jellied gasoline and set aflame. This is truly immersion journalism at its finest.For that final stunt, Hymes somehow had to make a mo- torboat that was hitched to a trailer suddenly come loose from a car pulling ... The Punisher first appeared in 1974, as a mercenary hired to kill Spider-Man, and in 1986, after several bloodthirsty cameos, he got his own series. ... to a snatch harness hidden under Owena#39;s costume, jerked him off his knees and tossed him thirty feet away, into the Gulf.

Title:The Full Burn
Author:Kevin Conley
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2011-01-15


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