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Mud, Sweat and Tears

                                                     When many people think of survival shows, the first one that comes to their mind is Man vs. Wild starring Bear Grylls. Now fans can get up close and personal with Grylls in his new autobiography, Mud, Sweat, and Tears . Right from the get-go, the book starts off with a near death experience as Grylls is climbing one of the Rockies right here in BC. Well written and thrilling, it keeps you on the edge of your seat and anxiously turning the pages. Even though you know that he is going to survive and make it (he is writing the book after all), it is still tense and you can't help but be amazed at how he is able to survive things that he had no business surviving. The book isn't all action adventure however. The first few chapters, after it allows you to take a breath from his near death experience, Grylls talks about his grandfather and his father. His grandfather is built up as a legendary figure, and even if some