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The Man Who Touched the Sky [Hardcover]

Johnny Acton
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Review

'A ripping yarn of the most heroically vintage Boy's Own variety . . . This book has it all' -- Focus

'Both zealous and absorbing' -- Georgraphical magazine

'Breathtaking . . . beautiful, emotional and devoutly humbling. The very best of reading.' -- The North Wales Chronicle

Praise for MUSHROOM:
'Johnny Acton and Nick Sandler have hit the toadstool on their head' -- Mike de Stroumillo, Wild Harvest

‘A fascinating and exhilarating read, both for thrill-seeking balloonists and the earthbound alike' -- Sir Richard Branson

‘A fascinating and exhilarating read, both for thrill-seeking balloonists and the earthbound alike’ -- Sir Richard Branson

‘Expert, beginner or vertigo sufferer, this is entertainment of the highest calibre' -- Bertrand Piccard (joint first successful non-stop circumnavigator of the world in a balloon)

‘Expert, beginner or vertigo sufferer, this is entertainment of the highest calibre’ -- Bertrand Piccard (joint first successful non-stop circumnavigator of the world in a balloon)

About the Author

Johnny Acton was born in 1966. Since studying philosophy and theology at university, he has been variously a mini-cab driver, television researcher, an obituarist for The Times and the founder of a popular chain of soup bars, Soup Works, where he co-authored the books 'Soup' and 'Mushroom'. He currently lives in West London with his wife.
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