King of the Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker [NOOK Book]

Overview

Riveting tales from TV's favorite ice road trucker

Between bear hunting, drag racing, doughnut spinning, cattle rustling, gold prospecting, and too many near-death experiences, it's amazing that Alex Debogorski ever found time (or lived long enough) to spend twenty-five years hauling freight over frozen lakes to the most remote outposts in the arctic. In King of the Road, Alex jams his storytelling into overdrive for a memoir that's equal parts action-packed, outrageous, tender,...

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King of the Road: True Tales from a Legendary Ice Road Trucker

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Overview

Riveting tales from TV's favorite ice road trucker

Between bear hunting, drag racing, doughnut spinning, cattle rustling, gold prospecting, and too many near-death experiences, it's amazing that Alex Debogorski ever found time (or lived long enough) to spend twenty-five years hauling freight over frozen lakes to the most remote outposts in the arctic. In King of the Road, Alex jams his storytelling into overdrive for a memoir that's equal parts action-packed, outrageous, tender, and hilarious. You'll find out how he once caught fire in the middle of a brawl, how easy it is to get killed driving a coal truck, how the sound of cracking ice is something you can never get accustomed to hearing, and what it's like being the improbable star of a hit TV show. The true tales of this larger-than-life ice road trucker are not to be missed.

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  • Alex Debogorski
    Alex Debogorski  

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470928813
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 9/29/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 474,883
  • File size: 898 KB

Meet the Author

Alex Debogorski
ALEX DEBOGORSKI is the larger-than-life costar of History's top-rated show, Ice Road Truckers. He's the father of eleven children and the grandfather of ten grandchildren, married to his childhood sweetheart for almost forty years, and brimming with stories to tell.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments iv

Prologue 1

1 Early Days 5

2 The Open Road Beckons 43

3 TimetoGrowUp 81

4 Life Is a Cabaret 113

5 A Driven Man 129

6 Into the Kingdom of Ice 151

7 Hollywood Comes to Town 211

Credits 235

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    Posted July 20, 2012

    Must Must Must Read

    If you love Alex, you have to read this. He was a wild child. You will laugh endlessly at his adventures. When he gets in trouble, it's never his fault, of course.

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    one of the funniest books i have read!

    this book was great! alex combines history with commedy in this wonderful book! i loved it!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2012

    Wonderful

    A great book that had me laughing out loud. In fact I was laughing so hard I was crying. You learn a lot about Alex!

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