The Great Life: A Man's Guide to Sports, Skills, Fitness, and Serious Fun

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9780140296266: The Great Life: A Man's Guide to Sports, Skills, Fitness, and Serious Fun

From the editors of Men's Journal comes a manual for the modern man who believes that life is, or should be, an adventure.

At once entertaining and comprehensive, this book covers Adventure, Competitive Sports, Fitness and Health, Women, Skills, and Vices, with over 150 essays offering the best advice and inspiration from the leading experts in their fields. From learning to skydive to tightening those abs to picking just the right wine--The Great Life is a smart, fast-paced, and user-friendly roadmap to life beyond work and money. Each section is enhanced with sidebars, photos, quotes, charts, quizzes, step-by-step instructions, and pithy cartoons.

The Great Life features some of the smartest and funniest writers to have picked up a pen, including P. J. O'Rourke, George Plimpton, Kurt Vonnegut, and Sebastian Junger, as well as seasoned Men's Journal journalists, such as Jim Thornton and Jim Harrison.

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Men's Journal is one of the most successful men's magazines in the country and has received National Magazine awards in 1995 (for General Excellence) and in 1998 (for Personal Service).

Sid Evans is a deputy editor at Men's Journal and a veteran writer for Men's Journal, Sports Afield, and the Oxford American.

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