"This lively book is like Good Morning, Vietnam
crossed with a Conrad novel." The London Times.
"Few writers have traveled a more remarkable path than fisherman-humanitarian-filmmaker author Bill Carter." David Swanson, Rolling Stone
"Dante’s Inferno for the MTV generation. What a guide Bill Carter turns out to be to the hell of Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. Oddly, and insipiringly, he finds some heaven there." —Bono, lead singer, U2
"After reading Fools Rush In, you may find yourselves giving much greater consideration to what in life is important and what is merely trivial." ––Jon Krakauer, author, Into the Wild and Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
"A totally admirable book, the memoir of a young man written out of necessity, the only true reason to write a book . . . its consciousness will become part of your life." —Jim Harrison, author, Legends of the Fall and True North
"I can't claim to know what life is about but I know if my life does not entail helping other people, then it is not much of a life at all. I keep a copy of this book near at hand for those moments when I seem to forget who I am. And it helps, every time." —Charles Bowden, author, Down by the River
About the Author
Bill Carter is a former commercial fisherman and an award-winning documentary filmmaker and photographer. He is the author of Red Summer: The Danger and Madness of Commercial Salmon Fishing in Alaska. He has written for Men's Journal, Outside, Rolling Stone, and Spin. His documentary film, Miss Sarajevo, was awarded the International Monitor Award, the Golden Hugo Award, and the Maverick Director Award. He lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.