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Hatchet Audiobook

Hatchet [Audiobook]

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Publisher's Summary

Newbery Award-winner Gary Paulsen's best-known book comes to audio in this breathless, heart-gripping drama about a boy pitted against the wilderness with only a hatchet and a will to live.

On his way to visit his recently divorced father in the Canadian mountains, thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson is the only survivor when the single-engine plane crashes. His body battered, his clothes in shreds, Brian must now stay alive in the boundless Canadian wilderness.

More than a survival story, Hatchet is a tale of tough decisions. When all is stripped down to the barest essentials, Brian discovers some stark and simple truths. Self-pity doesn't work. Despair doesn't work. And if Brian is to survive physically as well as mentally, he must discover courage.

©1992 Gary Paulsen; (P)1992 Random House, Inc., Listening Library, An Imprint of Random House Audio Publishing Group

What the Critics Say

"A dramatic, heart-stopping story." (Publishers Weekly)

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    aj Collegedale, TN, United States 09-15-10
    aj Collegedale, TN, United States 09-15-10 Member Since 2010
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    "GOOD"

    I have had the sequel, The River, for several years. I hope you make it available.

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    Maureen L. 07-23-16
    Maureen L. 07-23-16

    Mathing is fun

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    "very enjoyable"

    My grade 5 students will enjoy reading, listening and discussing this text.They are learning English and having the Audible performance will heighten their learning. Thank you.

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    holly s 02-18-16
    holly s 02-18-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Awesome"

    I really liked it. I understood the book more it really got though to me earlier.

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    Amazon Customer 06-23-17
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    "True Advernture and Inspiring"

    I've already listened to this book more than once. I have MANY audio books and this is by far the best produced and performed (A++ for the performance). The story was amazing and makes you think of how valuable observation and knowledge can be.

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    Amazon Customer 06-14-17
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    "good book for pre teens"

    great adventure story with easy to follow plot line for kids. Author tends to repeat himself which might be annoying for older readers but reinforces imagery for younger readers.

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    Dr. Frank Escobedo 05-29-17
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    "Survival instincts"

    Great narration of this book. Loved the story. Realistic on the discovery of a 13 yo city boy and his hope to survive.

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    RavenCane 05-29-17
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    Fantastic story. Easily one of my favorites. I would read it again. very good story

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    Christian Cunningham 05-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "best book I listened to it about 8 times"

    the book is one of the best books I've listened to for a long time. I listened to it about 8 times its so good the music the read is great it just makes u feel good!

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    Michael D. Russcher KALAMAZOO, MI, US 05-26-17
    Michael D. Russcher KALAMAZOO, MI, US 05-26-17 Member Since 2017

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    "The horrible secret"

    I'm sure I shouldn't be so bothered by this one detail but it drove me crazy how much the author referred to "the secret". I assumed pretty quickly that the author had something happen in his own life that was related to this and found that to be true. So that portion has great meaning to the author but to everyone else it doesn't, so why put that in your book?? Anyways, it was decent otherwise but a lot of it was quite bland.

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    Amazon Customer 05-25-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Great adventure "

    Its amazing for people who like adventures. Im hooked to this book. Great story and great background music.

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