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Achewood: The Great Outdoor Fight (2008)

by Chris Onstad

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Takes the Survivor concept, throws in some (yes, even more than is already there) testosterone, and creates a story that is a million times more funny and interesting than The Hunger Games. ( )
  bradgers | Feb 6, 2014 |
This guy's inane gibberish shows occasional spirit. ( )
  MeditationesMartini | Jul 5, 2013 |
Part of my quest to enjoy, or at least understand the appeal of, Achewood. So far: it's not taking. It has its moments but it's not eliciting any fangirl squeal fro me just yet. Not sure if I should keep trying or give it up. ( )
  librarybrandy | Mar 31, 2013 |
The best book I own. Period. If you don't laugh, you are defective in the brain-parts. ( )
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This is easily the most badass thing ever written. No joke. ( )
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In the history of the modern world, there has scarcely been a contest as celebrated -- and as uncompromised -- as California's Great Outdoor Fight.
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"When Ray Smuckles, a thong-clad anthropomorphic cat, discovers his father was a champion of the Great Outdoor Fight, a yearly competition held in Bakersfield, Calif., he decides to enter the nearly ruleless three-day fight. Ray's best friend, nicknamed Roast Beef, reveals himself to be an expert on the fight as well as a first-time entrant. Ray quickly finds that his soft life as a pencil-neck may not have prepared him for the brutal, masculine violence the 3,000-man fight promises, but stubbornly aims to win anyway, with Roast Beef as his ally and steadfast supporter."--Publishers Weekly.… (more)

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