About the Author

Mark Fickel
Blurbarian Since November 2007
Name Mark Fickel
Location Bellevue, Washington USA
Gender Male
My Occupation World Traveler (I wish)

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
Our SAFARI camping group.
Seven Adventureous Families Annual Recreational Invasion.

20+ years of camping together. The story must be told in pictures....
Everyone needs to know about these authors and artists...
Steven Ambrose: Undaunted Courage (Lewis and Clark); D-Day and Citizen Soldiers (WWII in Europe)

Thor Hanson (The Impenetrable Forest and Feathers)
This book is addictive. Read it. (At your own risk.)
The Impenetrable Forest by Thor Hanson.
The story of his 2 years with the Peace Corp in Uganda helping to develop the Gorilla Tourism as a means of preserving the Gorillas and providing needed income to the locals. Fantastic read.