Gordian Weave

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Gordian Weave

The golden thread running through the tapestry of Jack Mahaney's life is adventure. These adventures, spanning five continents and eight decades, take us into that radiant world of thrills long the province of knights and dragons. The pity is, not many of us grow up with that "hell-bent" curiosity. While other youngsters in the nineteen-twenties were learning to throw a curve or hit a homer, the Mahaney boy was exploring the nearby mountains of Western Pennsylvania, often alone. While others his age were discovering girls, he was trapping wildcats or almost freezing to death in the Sinnemahone Forest. All his life Jack Mahaney has hungered for death-defying action, a part of which he captures in this, his first book. At age eighty-nine, he is still at it after capturing a national award from the Writers' Workshop. Following the exploits in "Hell-bent for Adventure," he took off for Russia, then to China, after a raft trip down the Colorado was cut short by the Park Service. Ironically, that cancellation almost cost Jack his life for it was in China that fate laid a trap for him, resulting in paralysis and near death in Shanghai Hospital. Miraculously--the miracle set in motion by the moxie and enterprise of his daughters--he was evacuated to Hong Kong and committed to the care of a specialist who accompanied him in the long flight home and thence to St. Joseph's Hospital in Asheville, NC. But that's another book. Today, still hale and hearty and "hell-bent," he plans further adventures into the unknown. Richard Gilbert, editor and author of "Amazing Graces."

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