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12:44

Remembering Novelist and Poet James Dickey

Dickey died Sunday at the age of 73 from complications of lung disease. He was the author of the novel "Deliverance" and the screenplay for the movie of the same name. He said he wrote novels to pay the bills, but his first love was poetry. He wrote more than 20 collections of poetry. (REBROADCAST from 9/30/93)

10:31

Tim Cahill Risks His Life "For No Good Reason"

Cahill writes in a self-deprecating way about his death-defying experiences around the world. His accounts of adventures in caves, mountains, deserts, and rapids appear in his collections, "A Wolverine is Eating My Leg," and "Jaguars Ripped My Flesh." He's also a columnist for "Outside Magazine." We replay an excerpt from his 1989 interview.

15:25

Novelist and Poet James Dickey.

Novelist and Poet James Dickey. Now 70, the author of the famed novel "Deliverance" and many volumes of poetry has released his third work of fiction, "To the White Sea" (Houghton Mifflin): a taut tale told in bare language of one pilot's survival in the waning days of World War II.

21:59

Action and Adventure Without the Gratuitous Chest-Pounding.

Adventure writer Tim Cahill. Cahill writes in a self-deprecating way about his death-defying experiences around the world. His accounts of adventures in caves, mountains, deserts, and rapids appear in his collections, "A Wolverine is Eating My Leg,"and "Jaguars Ripped My Flesh." He's also a columnist for "Outside Magazine." (re-broadcast of interview first aired April 5, 1989.)

27:32

Exploring the Extremes of the Natural World

Tim Cahill writes for Outside and Rolling Stone about his adventure traveling. His humorous columns have been collected in a new book called A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg. Cahill joins Fresh Air to talk about some of his more memorable trips.

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