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The king of the ferret leggers and other true stories

by Donald R. Katz

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDonald Katz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN4874.K35 A25 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3941547M
ISBN 100812991524, 0679647023
LC Control Number2001019281

The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories collects journalist Don Katz's most fascinating profiles of people whose lives tell us something about business, adventure, sports, politics, culture, and, in a brilliant, ancillary way, ourselves.   In , Random House published a two-volume collection of Mr. Katz's award-winning magazine stories, King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True .

Donald Katz Biography - - Donald Katz Biography and List of Works - Donald Katz Books The King Of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories. Home Fires an Intimate Portrait Of One. The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories Condition Good Offered by . The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories 7 copies The Big Store: Inside the Crisis and Revolution at Sears 2 copies The Valley of the Fallen and Other Places 1 copy.

A man who went through such extremes of thoughts could only come up with a book that gives such a beautiful n varied out look This is not written as a particular age to end of life mode He takes different happenings in his life and bring it out under different headings U get the feel that you have read 20 /5(34). A two-volume collection of Katz’s magazine stories, King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories and Valley of the Fallen and Other Places, was published in ; Home Fires was re-released in


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King of the ferret leggers and other true stories. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book. Ferret-legging was an endurance test or stunt in which ferrets were trapped in trousers worn by a participant.

Also known as put 'em down and ferret-down-trousers, it seems to have been popular among coal miners in Yorkshire, tants put live ferrets inside their trousers; the winner is the one who is the last to release the animals. In The Ilgiad, Donald Katz takes us along on his path to physical fitness as he trains for a triathlon under the guidance of his personal sports-performance trainer, Steve Ilg.

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WorksAlma mater: NYU. His most recent book, The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories, was recently published by He is a contributing editor for Rolling Stone and has been a contributor to The New Republic, Esquire, Outside, Sports Illustrated, and Men’s Journal.

His work has won and been nominated for several National Magazine Awards. THE VALLEY OF THE FALLEN: And Other Places Home Fires: An Intimate Portrait of One Middle-Class Family in Postwar America THE KING OF THE FERRET LEGGERS: And Other True Stories.

Donald Katz is the author of "Home Fires," which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, "The Big Store: Inside the Crisis and Revolution at Sears," winner of the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize for Nonfiction, and "Just Do It: The Nike Spirit in the Corporate World," His most recent book, "The King of the Ferret Leggers and Other True Stories," was recently published by 4/5(1).

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In his new book, Rick Reilly writes at length about ferret legging, a bloody endurance competition wherein the athlete stuffs a ferret down his pants. InOutside's Donald Katz wrote the.Ferret legging is a sport that was allegedly practiced in Yorkshire, England, pastime gained attention in a humorous article written by Don Katz entitled "King of the Ferret Leggers," in the October issue of Outside magazine.

The sport involves putting two ferrets inside one's trousers, having first tied one's trouser cuffs firmly to one's ankles, lest the ferrets escape.Don also served as a contributing editor for Rolling Stone, Esquire, Outside, Sports Illustrated, Men’s Journal, and Worth.

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