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    South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery by Lynne Cox    The Ledge: An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival by Jim Davidson & Kevin Vaughan    The Windward Road by Archie Carr    The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest by Broughton Coburn    Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War t by Robert H. Patton    Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers by Lee Sandlin    Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson    The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush by Howard Blum    Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home by Nando Parrado    Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island. by Ed Stafford    Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen    Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard    The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean    Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke    A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death - and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt    Of a Fire on the Moon by Norman Mailer    Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition) by T. E. Lawrence    The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea by John Moynihan    Enduring Patagonia by Gregory Crouch    Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest by Beck Weathers    A Bike Ride by Stanley Sprocket    The Call of the Wilderness by Dave Vander Meer    Two Years Before the Mast (complete and annotated) by Richard Henry Dana    The Adventures of Cabeza de Vaca: The Lost Conquistador by Tom Hayes & Judy Scalise    These Canyons Are Full of Ghosts: The Last of the Death Valley Prospectors by Emmett C. Harder    Road Trip America 1975: Two young women, one old car and 3,000 miles by E. D    A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America by Peter Firstbrook    Giving the Finger: Risking It All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea by Scott Campbell & Jim Ruland    Paddling North by Audrey Sutherland    LOOKING FOR ORTHON: The Story of George Adamski, the First Flying Saucer Contactee, and How He Changed the World by Colin Bennett    Arawata Bill: The Story of Legendary Gold Prospector William James O'Leary by Ian Dougherty    Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum    Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent by Joe Glickman    Journeys to the Edge: Where will your vision take you? by Peeters Randall    A Will to Be Free by Linda Brent    The Last Train by Trevor Nevett    A British Banker In The Arab World: The Memoirs Of Clive R. Morgan, O.b.e., F.c.i.b., F.r.s.a. by Clive R. Morgan    The Boy Who Was Shanghaied: True Stories by Angelo J. Kaltsos    Stand Corrected: My Hiking Adventure in the Porqupine Mountains by Diane Deal    How to Live a Life of Adventure: The Art of Exploring the World by Frosty Wooldridge    The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney Vol. 2, 1891-1896 by Tappan Adney    A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountains by Kev Reynolds    Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph by T. E. Lawrence    Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis by Thomas C. Danisi    Mawson's Antarctic Diaries by Eleanor Jacka & Fred Jacka    From Al-Andalus to Monte Sacro by Dolores Luna Guinot    A Tent by the Creek - A Real Life Once Upon a Time Story by Jean Werly    Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman by Lisa Alpine    Barren Grounds: The Story of the Tragic Moffatt Canoe Trip by Skip Pessl    In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, A Flyer's Story by Jim Rearden & Rudy Billberg
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South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery by Lynne Cox
South with the Sun: Roald Amundsen, His Polar Explorations, and the Quest for Discovery

Roald Amundsen, "the last of the Vikings," left his mark on the Heroic Era as one of the most successful polar explorers ever.

A powerfully built man more than six feet tall, Amundsen's career of adventure began at the age of fifteen (he was born in Norway

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The Ledge: An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival by Jim Davidson & Kevin Vaughan
The Ledge: An Inspirational Story of Friendship and Survival

"The authors bring extreme climbing to life. . . . Perhaps no author can rationalize why some choose to risk their lives . . . for the thrill of conquering a mountain. The Ledge comes perilously close and tells a ripping true story at the same time."—The
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The Windward Road by Archie Carr
The Windward Road

The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the first ventures in international sea turtle
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The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest by Broughton Coburn
The Vast Unknown: America's First Ascent of Everest

By the author of the New York Times bestselling Everest: Mountain Without Mercy, this chronicle of the iconic first American expedition to Mt. Everest in May 1963 – published to coincide with the climb's 50th anniversaryş – combines

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Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War t by Robert H. Patton
Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War t

The first "war correspondent," William H. Russell of The Times of London, described himself and his profession as "the miserable parent of a luckless tribe." Others saw it differently: the war correspondent became the stuff of dreams and an urgent romantic

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Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers by Lee Sandlin
Storm Kings: The Untold History of America's First Tornado Chasers

In Storm Kings, Lee Sandlin retraces America's fascination and unique relationship to tornadoes and the weather. From Ben Franklin's early experiments, to "the great storm debates" of the nineteenth century, to heartland life in the early twentieth century,
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Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson
Lives in Ruins: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble

The author of The Dead Beat and This Book is Overdue! turns her piercing eye and charming wit to the real-life avatars of Indiana Jones—the archaeologists who sort through the muck and mire of swamps, ancient landfills, volcanic islands, and

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The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush by Howard Blum
The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and often violent larger-than-life figures – gun-toting wanderers, trappers, prospectors, Indian fighters, cowboys, and lawmen –are now victims
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Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home by Nando Parrado
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home

In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence.

Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters,

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Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island. by Ed Stafford
Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island.

What do you do after you walk the Amazon?

Ed Stafford-adventurer extraordinaire and Guinness World Record holder for walking the length of the Amazon River-likes a challenge. Casting about for an adventure that would top the extraordinary feat he recounts

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Marco Polo by Laurence Bergreen
Marco Polo

As the first European to travel extensively throughout Asia, Marco Polo was the earliest bridge between East and West. His famous journeys took him across the boundaries of the known world, along the dangerous Silk Road, and into the court of Kublai Kahn,
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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone by Martin Dugard
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone

With the utterance of a single line—"Doctor Livingstone, I presume?"—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr. David Livingstone and
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The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean
The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

A modern classic of personal journalism, The Orchid Thief is Susan Orlean's wickedly funny, elegant, and captivating tale of an amazing obsession. Determined to clone an endangered

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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard "Billy" Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world's largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

Billy Williams

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Vicki Croke28 Oct 2014$28.00

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A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death - and Taught Me What Really Matters by Scott Hubbartt
A Short Walk to the Edge of Life: How My Simple Adventure Became a Dance with Death - and Taught Me What Really Matters

"They say I'm crazy. That's OK. I'm just curious and determined."

—From Scott Hubbartt's diary, November 2, 2011

How Could He Possibly Make It Out Alive?

It was supposed to be a simple day hike. Scott Hubbartt was a military veteran with years

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Of a Fire on the Moon by Norman Mailer
Of a Fire on the Moon

For many, the moon landing was the defining event of the twentieth century. So it seems only fitting that Norman Mailer—the literary provocateur who altered the landscape of American nonfiction—wrote the most wide-ranging, far-seeing chronicle
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition) by T. E. Lawrence
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the
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The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea by John Moynihan
The Voyage of the Rose City: An Adventure at Sea

A gripping, beautifully told story of a young man's coming-of-age at sea

When John Moynihan decided to ship out in the Merchant Marine during the summer of his junior year at Wesleyan University, his father, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, was not
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Enduring Patagonia by Gregory Crouch
Enduring Patagonia

Patagonia is a strange and terrifying place, a vast tract of land shared by Argentina and Chile where the violent weather spawned over the southern Pacific charges through the Andes with gale-force winds, roaring clouds, and stinging snow. Squarely athwart
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Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest by Beck Weathers
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest

I am neither churchly nor a particularly spiritual person, but I can tell you that some force within me rejected death at the last moment and then guided me, blind and stumbling—quite literally a dead man walking—into camp and the shaky start
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A Bike Ride by Stanley Sprocket
A Bike Ride

Join Stanley Sprocket for a 5 day cycle ride across France. Using a simple road map, without a tent or a sleeping bag, a mobile phone or a watch, Stanley proves to himself that roughing it in cardboard houses, en-route, is perhaps every bit as grim as
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The Call of the Wilderness by Dave Vander Meer
The Call of the Wilderness

Dave Vander Meer was just eighteen years old when he set out on his own to explore the northern wilderness of Ontario. Winter would start in just a week, and there was a camp to build, traps to set, and food and furs to collect. To survive, he needed to
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Two Years Before the Mast (complete and annotated) by Richard Henry Dana
Two Years Before the Mast (complete and annotated)

Two Years Before The Mast is a wonderful, elegantly written adventure classic that is still enjoyable more than one hundred years after its original publication. This is Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s account of his life as a common seaman aboard the brig the
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The Adventures of Cabeza de Vaca: The Lost Conquistador by Tom Hayes & Judy Scalise
The Adventures of Cabeza de Vaca: The Lost Conquistador

Cabeza de Vaca was looking for adventure when he helped lead a group of Spanish explorers to North America in 1528, and he certainly found it when he washed up on the shores of Texas. Lost in the wilderness with his men and living among the Indians, he
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These Canyons Are Full of Ghosts: The Last of the Death Valley Prospectors by Emmett C. Harder
These Canyons Are Full of Ghosts: The Last of the Death Valley Prospectors

Nowadays tourists from all over the world travel to Death Valley. However, most of them never see the romantic and mysterious badlands at the south end of the valley. This area is off beaten path, remote and dangerous! This book is about the gold hunters
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Road Trip America 1975: Two young women, one old car and 3,000 miles by E. D
Road Trip America 1975: Two young women, one old car and 3,000 miles

In the summer of 1975, driving an old VW Beetle, two young female students, both free spirits, drove across the United States, through the Deep South, down into Mexico and then on to California and the west coast of America. This is the story of their
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A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America by Peter Firstbrook
A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America

"A nuanced account of the English captain saved by Pocahontas reveals an astonishingly complicated personality. Former BBC producer Firstbrook finds in the roguish, quarrelsome, fearless adventurer Capt. John Smith a sterling example of the tenacious early-American
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Giving the Finger: Risking It All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea by Scott Campbell & Jim Ruland
Giving the Finger: Risking It All to Fish the World's Deadliest Sea

Part documentary, part reality-television, the story of the Deadliest Catch's Alaskan crab fishermen risking their lives in the Bering Sea to make a buck and feed their families has captivated the world. Giving the Finger follows the life of the spirited

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Paddling North by Audrey Sutherland
Paddling North

In a tale remarkable for its quiet confidence and acute natural observation, the author of Paddling Hawaii begins with her decision, at age 60, to undertake a solo, summer-long voyage along the southeast coast of Alaska in an inflatable kayak. Paddling
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LOOKING FOR ORTHON: The Story of George Adamski, the First Flying Saucer Contactee, and How He Changed the World by Colin Bennett
LOOKING FOR ORTHON: The Story of George Adamski, the First Flying Saucer Contactee, and How He Changed the World

On November 20, 1952, George Adamski first made contact with extraterrestrials-including a long-haired youth from Venus named Orthon-in the California desert.or so he claimed. He offered photographic proof. He wrote books about his encounters, including
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Colin Bennett24 Sep 2014$12.99

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Arawata Bill: The Story of Legendary Gold Prospector William James O'Leary by Ian Dougherty
Arawata Bill: The Story of Legendary Gold Prospector William James O'Leary

Arawata Bill (1865-1947) was a pioneering New Zealand folk hero. He spent decades in the unforgiving mountain country of North-west Otago and South Westland, prospecting for gold and other minerals and making new tracks in unexplored areas. His astonishing
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Ian Dougherty21 Sep 2014$9.99

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Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum
Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World

Joshua Slocum was the first man to circumnavigate the world single-handed. This classic account of his voyage remains one of the most thrilling and entertaining travel narratives of all time, from encounters with Moorish pirates and Juan Fernandez islanders,
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Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent by Joe Glickman
Fearless: One Woman, One Kayak, One Continent

Freya Hoffmeister takes on sharks, crocs, and huge surf in the most audacious paddle adventure of the century.
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Journeys to the Edge: Where will your vision take you? by Peeters Randall
Journeys to the Edge: Where will your vision take you?

Ever wonder what it's like to climb Mount Everest? Or to even have the energy and motivation to do it? Well, the idea isn't as farfetched as it may seem, even though very few people in the world have climbed Mount Everest. It requires dreaming big and
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A Will to Be Free by Linda Brent
A Will to Be Free

Collected here in this omnibus edition are three influential autobiographies of prominent women whose rose up from slavery to greatness. Essential reading for anyone interested in African American Heritage. Included are Incidents in the Life of a Slave
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The Last Train by Trevor Nevett
The Last Train

The idea for this story came to me in Trinidad. For the last twenty years, I have been going back to the island every Christmas. Most of the children know me as Santa for I give out toys and sweets at parties. The look on some of the children's faces brings
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Trevor Nevett13 Sep 2014$3.99

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A British Banker In The Arab World: The Memoirs Of Clive R. Morgan, O.b.e., F.c.i.b., F.r.s.a. by Clive R. Morgan
A British Banker In The Arab World: The Memoirs Of Clive R. Morgan, O.b.e., F.c.i.b., F.r.s.a.

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The Boy Who Was Shanghaied: True Stories by Angelo J. Kaltsos
The Boy Who Was Shanghaied: True Stories

Raised by his father during the depression, author Angelo J. Kaltsos chronicles memories from his childhood through his adult years of traveling and work in The Boy Who Was Shanghaied.

After his mother left the family when he was just eighteen months

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Stand Corrected: My Hiking Adventure in the Porqupine Mountains by Diane Deal
Stand Corrected: My Hiking Adventure in the Porqupine Mountains

This story started out as a reminder of the hike my family and I had shared. From the first night out away from all the noise of the day to day life to the hour to hour frustration of the insects who invaded our lives. Between the beauty of the waterfalls
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How to Live a Life of Adventure: The Art of Exploring the World by Frosty Wooldridge
How to Live a Life of Adventure: The Art of Exploring the World

Praise for-How to Live a Life of Adventure "After reading the first 20 chapters, I was ready to tackle a grizzly bear, wrestle a sea lion and climb Mount Everest. Not only does Wooldridge inspire you to live a maximum life, he shows you how to do it. I
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The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney Vol. 2, 1891-1896 by Tappan Adney
The Travel Journals of Tappan Adney Vol. 2, 1891-1896

Setting out to visit his friends in Woodstock, New Brunswick, and with all intentions to return to the United States to attend Columbia University in the fall, Tappan Adney, at the age of 18, embarked on a trip that would ultimately set the course of his
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A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountains by Kev Reynolds
A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountains

A Walk in the Clouds: 50 Years Among the Mountains is a heartwarming, inspirational, and evocative collection of memories and short stories from Kev Reynolds, a prolific and celebrated guidebook author who has been roaming the mountains for a half-century.
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph by T. E. Lawrence
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

Seven Pillars of Wisdom - A Triumph is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") while serving with rebel forces during the Arabian Revolt against the Ottoman Turks. The extraordinary breadth
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Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis by Thomas C. Danisi
Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis

The critically acclaimed biography Meriwether Lewis, coauthored by Thomas C. Danisi, was praised for its meticulous research and for shedding new light on the adventurous life and controversial death of the great explorer who became famous through the
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Mawson's Antarctic Diaries by Eleanor Jacka & Fred Jacka
Mawson's Antarctic Diaries

Sir Douglas Mawson's diaries are an uncensored record of his four trips to the Antarctic, revealing his innermost thoughts at times of great stress and conflict on ship and shore.
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From Al-Andalus to Monte Sacro by Dolores Luna Guinot
From Al-Andalus to Monte Sacro

During the time he spent in the Portuguese islands of Porto Santo and Madeira, Cristopher Columbus, a navigator from Genoa, was in charge of a dying sailor, from Castile whose caravel had been carried by the current from the Gulf of Guinea to a remote

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A Tent by the Creek - A Real Life Once Upon a Time Story by Jean Werly
A Tent by the Creek - A Real Life Once Upon a Time Story

Not one of the four Southern California best-friends could have imagined the significance of a summer dance at Bass Lake in 1938-attended by friend, Cozzette. That dance amazingly, would be a pivotal event, changing the direction of all of their young
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Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman by Lisa Alpine
Wild Life: Travel Adventures of a Worldly Woman

From licking a Monet in Paris, to pushing an abusive macho honeymooner off his sailboat in the shark-infested Galápagos, to saving her toddler son from a charging bull elephant in Africa, these delightful tales will inspire readers to follow the call
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Lisa Alpine17 Aug 2014$7.99

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Barren Grounds: The Story of the Tragic Moffatt Canoe Trip by Skip Pessl
Barren Grounds: The Story of the Tragic Moffatt Canoe Trip

A journey to the Barren Lands of Arctic Canada becomes a race against time
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In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, A Flyer's Story by Jim Rearden & Rudy Billberg
In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, A Flyer's Story

In the Shadow of Eagles is a uniquely American saga. Rudy Billberg's story takes readers through the great age of aviation, from his first airplane ride in Minnesota in 1927 to his bush flying career in Alaska beginning in 1941. One of the authentic aviation
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Exotic Life: Travel Tales of an Adventurous Woman by Lisa Alpine
Exotic Life: Travel Tales of an Adventurous Woman

Winner of the Best Women's Adventure Memoir in the BAIPA Book Awards. "Exotic Life is a sprawling anthology of 19 travel tales. Alpine is an inspiration to women travelers everywhere. She fearlessly wanders through one obscure destination after the other,
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La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier by Anka Muhlstein
La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier

Robert Chevalier de la Salle, the French historian Anka Muhlstein writes, stands indisputably among Europe's most accomplished explorers. In the 1670s and '80s he crossed over most of what is now French Canada and the middle United States and charted the
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Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent by Yvon Chouinard & Dick Dorworth & Chris Jones
Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968: Reflections on the Lost Photos of the Third Ascent

This book features rare, once-thought-lost photos of the 1968 first ascent of the California Route on Cerro Fitz Roy, the third ascent of the mountain. With accompanying retrospective essays. Climbing Fitz Roy,1968, presents photo documentation of the
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Narrow Escape by Marie Browne
Narrow Escape

With its month by month and tongue in cheek look at the liveaboard year, Narrow Escape sets out to dispel the commonly held myths about this 'idyllic' lifestyle.
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Travels With My Hat: A Lifetime on the Road by Christine Osborne
Travels With My Hat: A Lifetime on the Road

Travels with My Hat is the story of how an Australian nurse switched careers to become an award-winning international travel writer and photographer. It is a colourful record of her experiences defined by travel and frequently against all odds. "We don't
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Osa and Martin: For the Love of Adventure by Kelly Enright
Osa and Martin: For the Love of Adventure

The inspiring story of the legendary couple whose wildlife films transformed America's perceptions of exotic places.

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Solo's Storm and the Fish by Marion Wehmeyer
Solo's Storm and the Fish

Scuba diving is a great way to enjoy exploring the fantastic world that makes up the underwater environment. There are discoveries with each new dive and an exciting intrigue associated with close encounters of an ever changing diversity of marine life.
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Dr. William Edward Dillon, Navy Surgeon in Livingstone's Africa by Julia Turner
Dr. William Edward Dillon, Navy Surgeon in Livingstone's Africa

"In nothing do men more nearly approach the gods than in giving health to men." -Cicero It was the 1860s, and slave traders were slipping across the seas between Zanzibar and Arabia. Irish surgeon Dr. William Edward Dillion hunted them down in British
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Julia Turner31 Jul 2014$9.99

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Triumph Around the World: An Eye Classic by Robbie Marshall
Triumph Around the World: An Eye Classic

A humorous, soul-searching account of an aging hippie who gives up his hard-won career, family, and home life to bike around the world in search of new experiences

At age 45 Robbie Marshall had it all, or so it seemed. He had been married, had two children,

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George Simpson: Blaze of Glory by D. T. Lahey
George Simpson: Blaze of Glory

Born in Scotland and trained as a sugar broker in England, Sir George Simpson was appointed as governor of Ruperts Land and the Indian territories in 1820. By his friendliness, strict discipline, and vigorous and constant travel, he brought peace and prosperity
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Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper by John Kretschmer
Flirting with Mermaids: The Unpredictable Life of a Sailboat Delivery Skipper

The adventure-laden tales of a sailboat delivery skipper, in his own words. Consistently captivating, John Kretschmer's stories are alternately funny and harrowing.
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The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea by A. J. Mackinnon
The Unlikely Voyage of Jack De Crow: A Mirror Odyssey from North Wales to the Black Sea

Mackinnon recounts his own fascinating journey from north Wales to the Black Sea in a small Mirror dinghy. A marvelous madcap adventure, told with verve and humor by the indefatigable 'captain.'
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The Long Way by Bernard Moitessier
The Long Way

Bernard Moitessier was in the lead and nearing the finish of the Golden Cup—a solo circumnavigation of the world—when he abandoned the race and set his course for a personal journey that would conclude three months later in Tahiti. Moitessier
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Desperate Voyage by John Caldwell
Desperate Voyage

In May 1946, John Caldwell, stranded in Panama after the war, set out single-handed on a 9,000 mile journey aboard the 29-foot PAGAN to rejoin his wife in Sydney.
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Mountain Madness: Scott Fischer, Mount Everest, and a Life Lived on High by Robert Birkby
Mountain Madness: Scott Fischer, Mount Everest, and a Life Lived on High

"You're either cruisin' or you're bummin', so you might as well cruise."--Scott Fischer

Mountain climber Scott Fischer's mantra would lead him to scale the highest and most treacherous peaks on earth. Best known as one of the guides who perished near the

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Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper by Anthony Dalton
Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper

J. Dewey Soper was the last of the great pioneer naturalists in Canada, spending many years in the Arctic where he discovered the breeding grounds of the blue goose and charted the final unknown region of Baffin Islands coastline.
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Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure by Amanda Adams
Ladies of the Field: Early Women Archaeologists and Their Search for Adventure

The first women archaeologists were Victorian era adventurers who felt most at home when farthest from it. Canvas tents were their domains, hot Middle Eastern deserts their gardens of inquiry and labor. Thanks to them, prevailing ideas about feminine nature
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Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks by Andrea Lankford
Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks

The real stories behind the scenery of America's national parks

For twelve years, Andrea Lankford lived in the biggest, most impressive national parks in the world, working a job she loved. She chaperoned baby sea turtles on their journey to sea.

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First Crossing: Alexander Mackenzie, His Expedition Across North America, and the Opening of the Continent by Derek Hayes
First Crossing: Alexander Mackenzie, His Expedition Across North America, and the Opening of the Continent

With a mix of wonderfully readable text, historical and contemporary photographs, maps and illustrations, author Derek Hayes offers fresh insight into what drove Alexander Mackenzie, in 1793, to become the first person to cross the continent of North
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Fifty Mighty Men by Grant MacEwan
Fifty Mighty Men

Newly reissued, Grant MacEwan's Fifty Mighty Men is a compelling collection of stories about men whose vigour, vision and courage shaped an emerging western Canada. Missionaries, politicians, cowboys, doctors, chiefs and many more all had a share
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Bush Pilot with a Briefcase: The Incredible Story of Aviation Pioneer Grant McConachie by Ronald Keith
Bush Pilot with a Briefcase: The Incredible Story of Aviation Pioneer Grant McConachie

At the age of twenty-two, Grant McConachie was a bush pilot running his own crazy airline in the Canadian North, flying trappers, gold miners, huskies and fish all over the wilderness. Only sixteen years later, he was appointed president of CPR'S fledgling
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Grey Owl: The Many Faces of Archie Belaney by Jane Billinghurst
Grey Owl: The Many Faces of Archie Belaney

Born in Hastings, England, in 1888, Archibald Stansfeld Belaney spent a solitary childhood under the strict tutelage of two maiden aunts. As a young man, he escaped to Canada, where he whole-heartedly embraced life on the frontier in northern Ontario and
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The Champion Buffalo Hunter: The Frontier Memoirs of Yellowstone Vic Smith by Jeanette Prodgers
The Champion Buffalo Hunter: The Frontier Memoirs of Yellowstone Vic Smith

The Champion Buffalo Hunter is the fascinating memoir of one of the most legendary frontiersmen of the early West, "Yellowstone Vic" Smith. Born Victor Grant Smith in 1850, he lived a colorful life across the American frontier from the 1870s to 1890s.

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Jeanette Prodgers9 May 2014$13.50

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From Venus to Antarctica: The Life of Dumont d'Urville by John Dunmore
From Venus to Antarctica: The Life of Dumont d'Urville

High adventure, drama, discovery, science and map making. This is the first-ever full-length English language biography of D'Urville - one of the nineteenth century's great explorers. Bad-tempered and irreverent, D'Urville was loved by his men but hated
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John Dunmore28 Apr 2014$9.99

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Quest for Antarctica by John F. Barell
Quest for Antarctica

. Antarctica fools you into thinking you are safe, that appearances are reality. Antarctica is not what she seems.

Since he was thirteen years old, author John Barell's life-long-and life-enriching-dream has been to sail to Antarctica and explore its

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Goin' Up And Lookin' Down by Lynn R. Butch Pinson
Goin' Up And Lookin' Down

Goin' Up And Lookin' Down relates true stories of learning to fly, tackling a taildragger, stupid things pilots do, and the author's flying friends, acquaintances, and loved ones.

A sometimes serious, sometimes goofy, sometimes humorous book about flying,

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Foreign Devils in the Flowery Kingdom by Carl Crow
Foreign Devils in the Flowery Kingdom

Originally published in 1940, this is Carl Crow's entertaining autobiography, the story of his more than 25 years of adventures and success in Shanghai during the tumultuous early decades of the 20th century. This book is a tale of East meets West set
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The Northern Horizons of Guy Blanchet: Intrepid Surveyor, 1884-1966 by Gwyneth Hoyle
The Northern Horizons of Guy Blanchet: Intrepid Surveyor, 1884-1966

Guy Blanchet mapped large areas of the Barrens by canoe and soon became caught up in pioneer northern aviation. He did not seek adventure, but it often found him.
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Gittin' Western by Duane Wiltse
Gittin' Western

"Sometimes frightening, sometimes funny, but always genuine and fascinating, Gittin' Western opens a window into a lifestyle most of us have dreamed about but few dared to pursue. Heartily recommended."
-Kathy Tyers, best-selling author of Firebird

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Adventures in the Ditch by Jon Coile
Adventures in the Ditch

Adventures in the Ditch is not only a fascinating sea story of a great voyage on the Intracoastal Waterway, it's a personal memoir of two brothers and their father.

Jon Coile developed a love for the sea and a thirst for nautical adventure at a young

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Flying North South East and West by Captain Terry Reece
Flying North South East and West

How can one pilot cram so much into a single lifetime? Climb into Captain Terry Reece's cockpit, fasten your seatbelt, and hold on for an exciting journey into the world of aviation.

Born to a family of transplanted North Carolinians who moved to Washington

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Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of N by Isabella Lucy Bird
Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: An Account of Travels in the Interior Including Visits to the Aborigines of Yezo and the Shrine of N

"So genial is its spirit, so enticing its narrative."-New Englander and Yale Review (1881). The first recorded account of Japan by a Westerner, this 1878 book captures a lifestyle that has nearly vanished. The author traveled 1,400 miles by horse, ferry,
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Isabella Lucy Bird13 Apr 2014$12.95

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The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic by Edward Beauclerk Maurice
The Last Gentleman Adventurer: Coming of Age in the Arctic

"This is a great book about life at remote bases in Canada's far north as seen by a young English boy who went there by himself to see the world and got more than he could have bargained for. Beautifully written." - Sir Ranulph Fiennes

"As

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Duffy's War by Stephen L. Harris
Duffy's War

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The Love Temples of Khajuraho by Steve Reichstein
The Love Temples of Khajuraho

A unique blend of travel diary and coming-of-age story, The Love Temples of Khajuraho is filled with wonderfully written observations about the places, people, societies and situations author Steve Reichstein encountered during his journey around the

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Dangerous Passage: Issues in the Arctic by Gerard Kenney
Dangerous Passage: Issues in the Arctic

The story of the opening up of the Northwest Passage and the ensuing potential risks to the Arctic environment and Canadian sovereignty are explored.
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Leaves In The Wind by Kit Cain
Leaves In The Wind

The central figure of this short story is a biker named Montana LeFandra (not his real name). I was about to say "hero" of this story, but, on thinking about it, the shoe doesn't really fit the foot. Though the teller of the story might well see himself
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Kit Cain28 Mar 2014$4.99

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Flying The Yukon's Bush by Kit Cain
Flying The Yukon's Bush

In 1962 I had just been released from active duty as a US Marine helicopter pilot and had no idea what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, but had planned from the very beginning to make the most of my mandatory armed services draft obligation so
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Oak Island Obsession: The Restall Story by Lee Lamb
Oak Island Obsession: The Restall Story

For nearly six years the Restall family lived on Oak Island digging for the treasure of the infamous Money Pit. In 1965 their quest ended in tragedy.
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Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography by Bear Grylls
Mud, Sweat, and Tears: The Autobiography

"Bear Grylls is a veritable superhero...

The former UK Special Forces paratrooper has braved the world's harshest environments."
—Hampton Sides, Outside Magazine

"Bear Grylls is one tough, crazy dude."
Washington Post

Already a #1

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The Shark God by Charles Montgomery
The Shark God

When Charles Montgomery was ten years old, he stumbled upon the memoirs of his great-grandfather, a seafaring missionary in the South Pacific. Poring over the faint text and faded pictures, he was entranced by the world of black magic and savagery the

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A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character by Bear Grylls
A Survival Guide for Life: How to Achieve Your Goals, Thrive in Adversity, and Grow in Character

From the world-famous survival expert,learn how to make everyday an unforgettable adventure

Life in the outdoors teaches us invaluable lessons. Encountering the wild forces us to plan and execute goals, face danger, push our "limits," and sharpen our

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Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon by Paul Rosolie
Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon

For fans of The Lost City of Z, Walking the Amazon, and Turn Right at Machu Picchu comes naturalist and explorer Paul Rosolie's extraordinary adventure in the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon—a tale of discovery that vividly captures

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No Way Down: Life and Death on K2 by Graham Bowley
No Way Down: Life and Death on K2

"No Way Down is both a gripping read and a clear-eyed investigation of the hubris, politics, and bad luck that brought on one of the worst disasters in modern mountaineering history." — Michael Kodas, author of High Crimes: The Fate of Everest

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Daring Docs by Milton Golin
Daring Docs

High drama of investigative reports involving disaster heroism, air crashes, serial murder, hidden American history, childhood and other health disorders, and wartime crises.

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Human Beings: Ordinary Meetings with Extraordinary People by Sally Blakemore
Human Beings: Ordinary Meetings with Extraordinary People

Human Beings is an entertaining glance at intersecting lives. This wild set of true, short stories knits a view of humanity through the eyes of an observer who believes that human beings have small purposes -and a big purpose-in their ordinary, day-to-day
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Rowing Against the Wind by Angela Madsen
Rowing Against the Wind

In September of 1993, at the age of 33, Angela Madsen underwent back surgery for an injury she sustained while on duty in the military. Her goal was to be walking and surfing within one year but the surgery went wrong, leaving her a diagnosed paraplegic.
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David Thompson by Tom Shardlow
David Thompson

Using only the stars and his sextant, explorer David Thompson set out on a 34-year journey that would culminate in one of history's greatest mapping achievements.
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Making Waves - Memoir of a Marine Botanist by Marilyn Miler Harlin
Making Waves - Memoir of a Marine Botanist

At age eight Marilyn Harlin already knew she wanted to be a scientist. Throughout the peaks and valleys in her life-including widowhood when her husband fell off a mountain in Switzerland, and the challenges of raising two children on her own--she kept
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The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos by Patrick Leigh Fermor
The Broken Road: From the Iron Gates to Mount Athos

In the winter of 1933, eighteen-year-old Patrick ("Paddy") Leigh Fermor set out on a walk across Europe, starting in Holland and ending in Constantinople, a trip that took him almost a year. Decades later, Leigh Fermor told the story of that life-changing
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