Winterdance

The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Narrated by: Danny Campbell
Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
4.7 out of 5 stars (110 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Fueled by a passion for running dogs, Gary Paulsen entered the Iditarod - the 1,180-mile sled-dog race through the Alaskan wilderness - in dangerous ignorance and with a fierce determination. For 17 days, he and his team of dogs endured blinding wind, snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, hallucinations - and the relentless push to go on. 

Winterdance is the enthralling account of a "stunning wilderness journey of discovery and transformation" (Chicago Tribune), lived and told by "the best author of man-against-nature adventures writing today" (Publishers Weekly).

©1994 Gary Paulsen (P)2019 Tantor

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too much cussing

great story, but way too much cussing. I won't listen to anymore of his books.

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Great story, rough language

This is a great story! We really enjoyed it and couldn’t stop listening! Perfect for a road trip. But I would say it is PG-13 rate due to the ‘rough’ language. I would not recommend listening to with young kids around.

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great book. performance is so-so, though.

great book. performance is so-so, though. better to read it than to listen to it.

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Funny, exciting read - laugh out loud funny

Funny and full of adventure. I have a new respect for the humans, and dogs who date to run the Iditarod.

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Great all around

Great book. Great story. Great Narrator. I found it hard to put down from Beginning to end.

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  • Jane barwise
  • 07-04-19

Often funny, Sad, Entertaining

Brilliant book. For a husky owner who has huskys and dryland Bush's it was an enthralling read. The narrator does an excellent job of reading the story, to the point you do believe it's him retelling his memorys.

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  • 05-25-19

a fine madness

a an ex musher, i relived my past, i hope one day my future. excellent book, get on the sled and go with him !