Regarding Willingness: Chronicles of a Fraught Life Tom Harpole

Regarding Willingness: Chronicles of a Fraught Life

Author: Tom Harpole
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Book Title
Regarding Willingness: Chronicles of a Fraught Life
Author
Tom Harpole
ISBN
9781736089408
2020 Montana Book Award Honor Book"(These) stories should be required reading." -Montana BookAward Committee Tom "Harp" Harpole was a horse logger working from remotemountain camps and living in wall tents until an accident suggested a change oflifestyle. He took to his other avocation - writing, and studied abroad inIreland. He began publishing stories in periodicals such as Smithsonian Air& Space, Sports Illustrated, Crocodil, Montana Quarterly, Whitefish Review, and more. In 1986 his story "The Last of Butch" (Faber & Faber, London) wasselected as The Best Short Story in the British Isles. His work has beenshort-listed for the National Magazine Award twice, and translated into sixlanguages. He has been a guest reader on NPR more than a dozen times. Harpolewrites in a voice that uses his natural wit and humor to shed light on alife of stories that bring readers to the edge of danger. "Tom Harpole is whatyou might call a thinking man's Evel Knievel," - Aaron Parrett, author of Montana: Then & NowCertain magazines that assigned Harp feature articles knew earlyon that he would try anything that involved physical/emotional risks. Heregarded himself as a Survivor'sEuphoria aficionado. Hiswillingness and perspective on dalliances with danger range from an N.F.L.record, to horse logging, to skydiving with Russian cosmonauts, to getting ablack bear stoned, to his compassion as a volunteer EMT in rural Montana, toprotesting Gorbachev in 1990, to driving ice roads above the Arctic circle, andmore. This book is a collection of sixteen of his most popular stories. Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Tom HarpolePublisher: Riverfeet PressPublished: 11/28/2020ISBN: 9781736089408Pages: 202Weight: 0.58lbsSize: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.47d

2020 Montana Book Award Honor Book


"(These) stories should be required reading." -Montana Book
Award Committee


Tom "Harp" Harpole was a horse logger working from remote
mountain camps and living in wall tents until an accident suggested a change of
lifestyle. He took to his other avocation - writing, and studied abroad in
Ireland. He began publishing stories in periodicals such as Smithsonian Air
& Space, Sports Illustrated, Crocodil, Montana Quarterly, Whitefish Review,
and more. In 1986 his story "The Last of Butch" (Faber & Faber, London) was
selected as The Best Short Story in the British Isles. His work has been
short-listed for the National Magazine Award twice, and translated into six
languages. He has been a guest reader on NPR more than a dozen times. Harpole
writes in a voice that uses his natural wit and humor to shed light on a
life of stories that bring readers to the edge of danger. "Tom Harpole is what
you might call a thinking man's Evel Knievel," - Aaron Parrett, author of Montana: Then & Now


Certain magazines that assigned Harp feature articles knew early
on that he would try anything that involved physical/emotional risks. He
regarded himself as a Survivor's
Euphoria aficionado. His
willingness and perspective on dalliances with danger range from an N.F.L.
record, to horse logging, to skydiving with Russian cosmonauts, to getting a
black bear stoned, to his compassion as a volunteer EMT in rural Montana, to
protesting Gorbachev in 1990, to driving ice roads above the Arctic circle, and
more. This book is a collection of sixteen of his most popular stories.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Tom Harpole
Publisher: Riverfeet Press
Published: 11/28/2020
ISBN: 9781736089408
Pages: 202
Weight: 0.58lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.47d

2020 Montana Book Award Honor Book


"(These) stories should be required reading." -Montana Book
Award Committee


Tom "Harp" Harpole was a horse logger working from remote
mountain camps and living in wall tents until an accident suggested a change of
lifestyle. He took to his other avocation - writing, and studied abroad in
Ireland. He began publishing stories in periodicals such as Smithsonian Air
& Space, Sports Illustrated, Crocodil, Montana Quarterly, Whitefish Review,
and more. In 1986 his story "The Last of Butch" (Faber & Faber, London) was
selected as The Best Short Story in the British Isles. His work has been
short-listed for the National Magazine Award twice, and translated into six
languages. He has been a guest reader on NPR more than a dozen times. Harpole
writes in a voice that uses his natural wit and humor to shed light on a
life of stories that bring readers to the edge of danger. "Tom Harpole is what
you might call a thinking man's Evel Knievel," - Aaron Parrett, author of Montana: Then & Now


Certain magazines that assigned Harp feature articles knew early
on that he would try anything that involved physical/emotional risks. He
regarded himself as a Survivor's
Euphoria aficionado. His
willingness and perspective on dalliances with danger range from an N.F.L.
record, to horse logging, to skydiving with Russian cosmonauts, to getting a
black bear stoned, to his compassion as a volunteer EMT in rural Montana, to
protesting Gorbachev in 1990, to driving ice roads above the Arctic circle, and
more. This book is a collection of sixteen of his most popular stories.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Tom Harpole
Publisher: Riverfeet Press
Published: 11/28/2020
ISBN: 9781736089408
Pages: 202
Weight: 0.58lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.50w x 0.47d