Scott Carney
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Scott Carney

Investigative journalist and anthropologist Scott Carney (scottcarney.com) has worked in some of the most dangerous and unlikely corners of the world. His work blends narrative non-fiction with ethnography. Currently, he is a senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism and a 2016-17 Scripps Fellow at the Center for Environmental Journalism in Boulder, Colorado. His books include the New York Times best seller"What Doesn't Kill Us" as well as "The Red Market" and "The Enlightenment Trap."

Carney was a contributing editor at Wired for five years and his writing also appears in Mother Jones, Men's Journal, Playboy, Foreign Policy, Discover, Outside and Fast Company. His work has been the subject of a variety of radio and television programs, including on NPR and National Geographic TV. In 2010, he won the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism for his story "Meet the Parents," which tracked an international kidnapping-to-adoption ring. Carney has spent extensive time in South Asia and speaks Hindi.

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    • What Doesn't Kill Us

    • How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength
    • By: Scott Carney
    • Narrated by: Scott Carney
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Our ancestors crossed deserts, mountains, and oceans without even a whisper of what anyone today might consider modern technology. Those feats of endurance now seem impossible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome book

    • By C. Postma on 02-22-17
    • How Freezing Water, Extreme Altitude and Environmental Conditioning Will Renew Our Lost Evolutionary Strength
    • By: Scott Carney
    • Narrated by: Scott Carney
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 01-05-17
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,482 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Death on Diamond Mountain

    • A True Story of Obsession, Madness, and the Path to Enlightenment
    • By: Scott Carney
    • Narrated by: Fred Stella
    • Length: 9 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An investigative reporter explores an infamous case where an obsessive and unorthodox search for enlightenment went terribly wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great story. well written

    • By Jen Maresh on 03-26-17

    Regular price: $29.99

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