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The Resource King of the road : true tales from a legendary ice road trucker, Alex Debogorski

King of the road : true tales from a legendary ice road trucker, Alex Debogorski

Label
King of the road : true tales from a legendary ice road trucker
Title
King of the road
Title remainder
true tales from a legendary ice road trucker
Statement of responsibility
Alex Debogorski
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Inside one of the world's most dangerous jobs with the star of History's top-rated reality show, Ice Road Truckers The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures-and misadventures-in the north, and explain, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he is today-working class hero, bona-fide celebrity, and the improbable star of a smash-hit television show. Alex is a natural storyteller who knows how to spin tales about his colorful life growing up in the backwoods. Whether he's recounting tales about his hair-raising confrontations with bears, calculating the strength of newly formed ice, divulging the secrets of providing security in a bar room full of combative, drunken miners, or saving the life of another trucker, he keeps you wanting more. The first inside look at industry legend and fan favorite Alex Debogorski, a devout Christian, father of 11 children, and the world's best known truck driver. Includes thrilling adventures and behind-the-scenes insights that you won't find on the show. Features sidebars that explain the facts about ice roads, from how they're made to when and why they splinter and break. King of the Road gives fans of Ice Road Truckers a deep look inside the life and times of the show's biggest rising star."--Provided by publisher
  • "The highest-rated reality show ever to hit the History channel, Ice Road Truckers follows the heart-pounding adventures of the tough-as-nails truckers who risk peril every day to deliver goods and supplies in Alaska and across Canada's frozen north. Alex shares tales of his adventures-and misadventures-in the north, and explain, in his own entertaining voice, how he got to where he is today-working class hero, bona-fide celebrity, and the improbable star of a smash-hit television show"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Debogorski, Alex
Dewey number
388.3/24092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD8039.M7952
LC item number
C364 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Debogorski, Alex
  • Truck drivers
  • Ice crossings
  • Ice crossings
  • Trucking
Label
King of the road : true tales from a legendary ice road trucker, Alex Debogorski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn607973868
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
iv, 235 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470643686
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010033497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607973868
  • a567367
Label
King of the road : true tales from a legendary ice road trucker, Alex Debogorski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn607973868
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
iv, 235 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780470643686
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2010033497
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)607973868
  • a567367

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