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    A Dirt Cheap (and Different) World by Hugh Hosch    Anthony Dalton 2-Book Bundle: River Rough, River Smooth / Arctic Naturalist by Anthony Dalton    Heroic Failure and the British by Stephanie Barczewski    Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller by Nancy Knudsen    Adventures with Indians and Game: Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains by William A. Allen    I Mind The Time Before I Was Born by Brent A. Connelly    Death Valley in '49: An Autobiography of a Pioneer Who Survived the California Desert by William Lewis Manly    Fair Wind and a Following Sea by Anthony (Jo) Johansen    The King's Ransom: More from the King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay    The Green Tunnel, A Hiker's Appalachian Trail Diary by Patrick Bredlau    A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham by Steve Kemper    Turtle Rider by Craig Wooton    Yacht Hadir 2 in Peace and War by Frederick Wallis    Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon by Yossi Ghinsberg    Empire Maker: Aleksandr Baranov and Russian Colonial Expansion into Alaska and Northern California by Kenneth N. Owens & Alexander Yu. Petrov    Youth on the Santa Fe Trail by Camilla Kattell    Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave by W. C. Jameson    Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian by Marit Fosse & John Fox    A Walk to the Water: Six Million Steps to the Mediterranean Sea by Daniel Graham    Sastrugi by Jonathon Bradshaw    A Search in Secret Egypt by Paul Brunton    White Eskimo: Knud Rasmussen's Fearless Journey into the Heart of the Arctic by Stephen R. Bown    Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation in Crete by Patrick Leigh Fermor    Lost and Gone Away by Lynn Jenner    Meriwether Lewis: The Assassination of an American Hero and the Silver Mines of Mexico by Kira Gale    The Adventures Of Captain Bonneville by Washington Irving    A Book of Escapes and Hurried Journeys by John Buchan    Halfway Home: The Story of a Father and Son Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail by Donald Reavis & Quentin Reavis    Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent by Simon Read    The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Five to his Death - Continued by a Na by Horace Waller    The Arctic Prairies - A Canoe-Journey of 2000 Miles in Search of the Caribou by Ernest Thompson Seton    King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay    As if Smiling: As if Smiling by Sharon Anderson by Sharon L. Anderson    Robert J. Flaherty: A Biography by Paul Rotha    A Less Than Golden Life: Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story by Jason T. Golden    Great Soul of Siberia: Passion, Obsession, and One Man's Quest for the World's Most Elusive Tiger by Sooyong Park    Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World's Highest Peaks by Andrew Lock    Call of the American Wild: A Tenderfoot's Escape to Alaska by Guy Grieve    Extreme Adventure: An Epic Journey to the North Pole by Vida Amor de Paz    Bush Pilot: 62 Years of Learning from "Close Calls" by Clarence Moore & Geoff Moore & Lauren Moore    Navigating Grace: A Solo Voyage of Survival and Redemption by Jeff Jay    Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit by Lori Van Pelt    Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Hero of the Golden Age of Polar Exploration by Simon Nasht    The Huntsman by Victor Alvarez    The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue by Frederick Forsyth    Cold Beer and a Hot Dart by Brandon Wolfe    The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest by Anatoli Boukreev & G. Weston DeWalt    A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. Utley    Bushmaster: Raymond Ditmars and the Hunt for the World's Largest Viper by Dan Eatherley    Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman's Epic Journey by Dog Team by Pam Flowers & Ann Dixon

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A Dirt Cheap (and Different) World

A Dirt Cheap (and Different) World by Hugh HoschThis book is a collection of some of my own personal adventures during the period of the late 1950s to early 1960s before things began really changing from what was essentially a pre-World War II world. All the stories are true. A very few of them, and some of my accompanying illustrations, have appeared previously, but the overwhelming majority are original for this book. I hope you enjoy them all.
Hugh Hosch4 Feb 2016$3.99

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Anthony Dalton 2-Book Bundle: River Rough, River Smooth / Arctic Naturalist

Anthony Dalton 2-Book Bundle: River Rough, River Smooth / Arctic Naturalist by Anthony DaltonA special 2-book bundle of Anthony Dalton's outstanding writing on Canada's polar regions, their history, and their greatest explorers.
Includes: River Rough, River Smooth and Arctic Naturalist
Anthony Dalton4 Feb 2016$14.99

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Heroic Failure and the British

Heroic Failure and the British by Stephanie BarczewskiFrom the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the past two centuries. In this fascinating book, historian Stephanie Barczewski argues that Britain's embrace of heroic failure initially helped to gloss over the moral ambiguities of imperial expansion. Later, it became a strategy for coming to terms with diminishment and loss. Filled with compelling, moving, and often humorous stories from history, Barczewski's survey offers a fresh way of thinking...
Stephanie Barczewski3 Feb 2016$40.00

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Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller

Accidentally Istanbul: Decoding Turkey for the enquiring Western traveller by Nancy Knudsen

Nancy Knudsen never meant to go to Istanbul.

Maybe she might have included it as part of a holiday along with other dazzling European cities such as Venice, Paris or Salzburg. But the idea of actually living in a Muslim country as an ordinary citizen rather than tourist or expat corporate executive, would never have occurred to her.

Knudsen??s story is vivid, lively and sometimes hilarious, full of insights into things she wished she??d known before she arrived in an all-black apartment above a sports field, with not a word of Turkish. She found almost nothing in guidebooks or histories to help...

Nancy Knudsen30 Jan 2016$1.99

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Adventures with Indians and Game: Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains

Adventures with Indians and Game: Twenty Years in the Rocky Mountains by William A. AllenAn adventure tale, historical memoir, and hunting journal in a single, enthralling narrative.

At the tender age of seven, little William shot his first chipmunk and was “imbued with the spirit of sportsmanship.” In the following years of his colorful life, Allen wore many hats, living as a tracker, miner, blacksmith, gunsmith, prospector, freighter, and even dentist. Above all, however, was his passion for adventure, the hunt, and his dealings with Native Americans in the waning light of the late nineteenth century in Dakota Territory.

A born observer, Allen describes a world that, by the...

William A. Allen26 Jan 2016$14.99

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I Mind The Time Before I Was Born

I Mind The Time Before I Was Born by Brent A. Connelly

He has done it again! Brent Connelly has put his two fingers to the keyboard to produce his fourth book to share more tales of some of the amazing folks he has known working as a forester in his beloved
Algonquin Park and living in various Ottawa Valley communities. You??ll meet Bruce Armitage, a master fiddler; B.R. Campbell, an ace pilot; and Jean Cochran, a remarkable farm lady and the best hired man her father-in-law ever had.

Not one to pull punches, Brent comes right out and tells us about what happened the two times he and his wife, Heather, were stranded in Marquette, Michigan, and you??ll...

Brent A. Connelly25 Jan 2016$10.00

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Death Valley in '49: An Autobiography of a Pioneer Who Survived the California Desert

Death Valley in '49: An Autobiography of a Pioneer Who Survived the California Desert by William Lewis ManlyA survivor??s true account of death, despair, and heroism in Death Valley in the heat of the California Gold Rush.

At the height of the California gold rush in 1849, a wagon train of men, women, children, and their animals stumbled into a 130-mile-long valley in the Mojave Desert while they were looking for a shortcut to the California coast. What ensued was an ordeal that divided the camp into remnants and struck them with hunger, thirst, and a terrible sense of being lost beyond hope??"until a twenty-nine-year-old hero volunteered to cross the desert to get help.

This young hero, William Lewis...

William Lewis Manly23 Jan 2016$14.99

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Fair Wind and a Following Sea

Fair Wind and a Following Sea by Anthony (Jo) Johansen

Born in Bristol, England, Anthony (Jo) Johansen grew up with the sea. His love of ships and sailing led him to a fascinating life in the British Merchant Navy. This book is filled with his adventures, as he lives through the Blitz, travels the world, encounters some unforgettable characters, and faces dangers, not the least of which is the dreaded “rogue wave.”

Men at sea indulge in pranks and humour, which Johansen shares with us: His role as “Neptune??s daughter” in a ceremony to mark the crossing of the Equator; the toilet bowl incident; the mysterious disappearance of the third mate;...

Anthony (Jo) Johansen16 Jan 2016$10.00

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The King's Ransom: More from the King of Algonquin Park

The King's Ransom: More from the King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay

If you loved King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay, get ready for more laughter and tears in The King??s Ransom: More from the King of Algonquin Park.

The King??s Ransom is a companion book to King of Algonquin Park featuring more stories and adventures of the exceptional and well-known wilderness man, Joseph Emmett Chartrand, who became a legend in his own time.

He struggled from childhood to survive in the remote, rugged wilderness that is Algonquin Park. He was a man from a different time; it was as though he had stepped right out of the pages of a history book??"as though he were his...

Paton Lodge Lindsay16 Jan 2016$10.00

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The Green Tunnel, A Hiker's Appalachian Trail Diary

The Green Tunnel, A Hiker's Appalachian Trail Diary by Patrick Bredlau"The Green Tunnel, A Hiker's Appalachian Trail Diary" is the true-life story of a retiree's joys, challenges, and physical rigors while thru-hiking the entire 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail in one great epic walk. The book's title refers to the nickname, Green Tunnel, given by hikers for deeply-shaded trail sections that cut through dark and densely-wooded forests. All too often, tree canopies block out all sunlight or views of the sky, sometimes for hundreds of miles. Readers follow RW as he walks north, starting out from the cold winter mountains of Georgia, until he finally reaches...
Patrick Bredlau6 Jan 2016$14.99

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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham by Steve Kemper

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.

Frederick Russell Burnham??s (1861??"1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous friend Theodore Roosevelt into a listener, Burnham was once world-famous as “the American scout.” His expertise in woodcraft, learned from frontiersmen and Indians, helped inspire another friend, Robert Baden-Powell, to found the Boy Scouts. His adventures encompassed Apache wars and range feuds, booms and...

Steve Kemper5 Jan 2016$26.23

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Turtle Rider

Turtle Rider by Craig WootonInspired by a father in naval aviation, living on air bases right next to their runways around the US and through out the Pacific definitely played a big part in his dream to be a pilot. That dream would be slowed only shortly by the Vietnam conflict. However, the four years he would spend in the US Navy would prove invaluable to him in his future flying plans. With the help of a very special person in his life, hard work and determination, he would realize his dream. This book tells of some of the adventures in his life. From the Jungles of Asia to the Galapagos islands, not just as a TV news,...
Craig Wooton1 Jan 2016$3.99

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Yacht Hadir 2 in Peace and War

Yacht Hadir 2 in Peace and War by Frederick WallisThis book is about our adventures in the sea.
Frederick Wallis24 Dec 2015$4.99

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Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon

Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival in the Amazon by Yossi Ghinsberg“A powerful story of self-discovery, survival in the wild.” ??"Los Angeles Times

Four travelers meet in Bolivia and set off into the heart of the Amazon rainforest, but what begins as a dream adventure quickly deteriorates into a dangerous nightmare, and after weeks of wandering in the dense undergrowth, the four backpackers split up into two groups. But when a terrible rafting accident separates him from his partner, Yossi is forced to survive for weeks alone against one of the wildest backdrops on the planet. Stranded without a knife, map, or survival training, he must improvise shelter...

Yossi Ghinsberg15 Dec 2015$14.99

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Empire Maker: Aleksandr Baranov and Russian Colonial Expansion into Alaska and Northern California

Empire Maker: Aleksandr Baranov and Russian Colonial Expansion into Alaska and Northern California by Kenneth N. Owens & Alexander Yu. Petrov

A native of northern Russia, Alexander Baranov was a middle-aged merchant trader with no prior experience in the fur trade when, in 1790, he arrived in North America to assume command over Russia??s highly profitable sea otter business. With the title of chief manager, he strengthened his leadership role after the formation of the Russian American Company in 1799. An adventuresome, dynamic, and charismatic leader, he proved to be something of a commercial genius in Alaska, making huge profits for company partners and shareholders in Irkutsk and St. Petersburg while receiving scandalously little...

Kenneth N. Owens &
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Youth on the Santa Fe Trail

Youth on the Santa Fe Trail by Camilla KattellFrom journals, diaries, and third party accounts ten young people of the 19th century come to life. For many their adventures traveling the Santa Fe Trail are told in their own voice. For others relating their experience to a third party, their reminiscences take us to a time and place that we can acquire by no other means. Kit Carson became famous and is known to many of us. However, the details of his life create a picture of a unique man who personified the kind of person required to settle this vast continent from sea to sea, as men like Thomas Jefferson envisioned. A boy like Jose Librado...
Camilla Kattell3 Dec 2015$7.99

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Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave

Amelia Earhart: Beyond the Grave by W. C. JamesonThis well-researched book is a biography of the life??"and disappearance??"of Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviator who was the first woman to fly solo over the Atlantic in 1928. But did Amelia??s plane really crash and sink in 1937, or was her fate entirely different?
W. C. Jameson2 Dec 2015$11.99

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Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian

Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian by Marit Fosse & John FoxNansen chronicles the life of Fridtjof Nansen?visionary, explorer, researcher, diplomat, and humanist. This book addresses Nansen??s contributions to arctic exploration as well as his political efforts regarding prisoners of war and refugees across Europe.
Marit Fosse &
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28 Nov 2015$28.99

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A Walk to the Water: Six Million Steps to the Mediterranean Sea

A Walk to the Water: Six Million Steps to the Mediterranean Sea by Daniel GrahamOn 14 April 2013, Daniel Graham and his twin brother, Jake, stepped out of their front door in Bristol and on to the path. Longing for a challenge, they set out to complete the adventure of a lifetime: a 3,000-kilometre walk through Western Europe. Camping beneath trees and washing in rivers, the journey led them through the quaint villages of southern England and on to the European mainland. Trekking steadily south, they continued on through the arable hills of the Benelux countries, the humble peaks of the Vosges Mountains, the gorges of the Jura Range and, finally, to the French Alps, a majestic...
Daniel Graham18 Nov 2015$5.99

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Sastrugi

Sastrugi by Jonathon Bradshaw'Sastrugi' tells the gripping story of Jonathon Bradshaw who, at the age of 36, gave up every modern comfort and started cycling from London to New York via the Arctic Circle. After crossing the barren volcanic deserts of Iceland, only Greenland and its vast polar icecap stood in the way of him reaching North America. This is the story of how Jonathon crossed the Greenland icecap with no previous polar training, his serendipitous meeting with three Irish adventurers that would change his life forever, and how he confirmed his place in history as a member of the first Irish team to ski to the...
Jonathon Bradshaw18 Nov 2015$5.99

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