Today’s Featured book of the Day is That Bear Ate My Pants! Adventures of a Real Idiot Abroad, by Tony Slater. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 217 customer reviews, and is just $2.99 in the Amazon Kindle store.
Category: Travel / Humor
Here is the book’s description from the Amazon website:
“…one of the funniest books I have ever read…”
“…made me laugh so much people were beginning to stare…”
“…incredibly hard to put down…”
There comes a time in every man’s life when he says to himself, “Holy Sh*t! I’m about to be eaten by a bear!”
Tony James Slater went to Ecuador, determined to become a man.
It never occurred to him that ‘or die trying’ might be an option…
The trouble with volunteering in a South American animal refuge is that everything wants a piece of you. And the trouble with being Tony, is that most of them got one.
Just how do you ‘look after’ something that’s trying its damnedest to kill you and eat you?
And how do you find love when you a) don’t speak the language, and b) are constantly covered in excrement and entrails?
If only he’d had some relevant experience. Other than owning a pet rabbit when he was nine. And if only he’d bought some travel insurance…
That Bear Ate My Pants is the hilarious tale of one man’s quest to better himself. Whether losing a machete fight with a tree, picking dead tarantulas out of a tank of live ones or sewing the head back on to a partially decapitated crocodile, Tony’s misadventures are ridiculous, unbelievable and always entertaining.
Long before Sky One got involved, there were already plenty of Idiots Abroad. This is the story of one of them…
Tony James Slater is a very, very strange man. He believes himself to be indestructible, despite considerable evidence to the contrary. He is often to be found making strange faces whilst pretending to be attacked by inanimate objects. And sometimes – not always, but often enough to be of concern – his testicles hang out of the holes in his trousers.
It is for this reason (amongst others) that he chooses to spend his life far from mainstream civilization, tackling ridiculous challenges and subjecting himself to constant danger. He gets hurt quite a lot.
For more information, or to complain about his shameless self promotion, please visit: www.TonyJamesSlater.com
But BE WARNED! Some of the writing is in red.
Tony LOVES it when you make contact – it makes him feel a little less lonely in this big ole’ world.
You can follow him on Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TonyJamesSlater
You can harass him on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TonyJamesSlater
And he blogs about how ridiculous his life is at: http://www.AdventureWithoutEnd.com
Please come and hang out, send a message or throw something sticky. But preferably not a stick…
You can also visit Tony’s Amazon author page: http://smarturl.it/slater
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