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    "Hope Springs Eternal" by John F. Gibson    China to Chitral: Mountains are the beginning and end of all scenery by Harold Tilman    In Mischief's Wake: In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse. by Harold Tilman    Arctic Adventure - My Life in the Frozen North by Peter Freuchen    Going to Extremes: The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt by Stephen Wade    William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting: Three Men in a Cavern by Mark John White    Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ by Jimmy Settle & Don Rearden    Missing Links: The African and American Worlds of R. L. Garner, Primate Collector by Jeremy Rich    Holy Old Whistlin': Yarns About Algonquin Park Loggers by Brent A. Connelly    Finer Than Hair on a Frog: More Yarns about Loggers and the Like by Brent A. Connelly    Between Dreams: Difficult Paths and Dangerous Places by Steve Harvey    Days to Remember: Adventures and reflections of a mountain guide by Rob Collister    No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer & Buddy Levy    Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott & David Fisher    Love In Pai by Kyo Kurosaki    Conquistadors of the Useless by Lionel Terray    Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North by Gary L. Pinkerton    Two Sailboats, One Moon: Journals from a year spent oceans apart by Sue Montana & Bob Bennett    Shouting From The Summits by Kala Ramachandran    Wild Country: The man who made Friends by Mark Vallance    Mischief goes South: Every herring should hang by its own tail by Harold Tilman    Mustang Ride by Kelly Wilson    Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever by Bryan Grieg Fry    An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons by Norman Hallendy    Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino    Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains by Steve Bell    The Long Trail by Kermit Roosevelt    Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You by Julie Miles Lewis    Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission by Joe Karam    Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone by Anon.    Andr by Henri Lachambre    Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole by Robert E. Peary    Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland by Hamish MacInnes    The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna by Chris Bonington    Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous by Norman Etherington    The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist by Christopher Angus    Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction by H. W. Tilman    Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom by George Leopold    Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman    Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level by H. W. Tilman    Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains by H. W. Tilman    Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick French    The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest by Peggy Badgett    To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3) by Jason Lewis    All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World by Zora O'Neill    Summary of Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis by Instaread Summaries    Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five by John    American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn Prince    A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801) by James L. McWilliams    The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain by Mick Conefrey

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"Hope Springs Eternal"

John F. Gibson

"Hope Springs Eternal" by John F. Gibson

"Hope Springs Eternal" is semi-autobiographical and touches on actual events and incidents experienced by the Author. They range from the earthy life of an Appalachian Sharecropper, to the "grotesque and Arabesque" actions and delusions of a genius gone mad!

John Fee Gibson was born and raised in the Appalachian foothills of Southeastern Kentucky. He moved to Ohio as a young man where he graduated from The Ohio State University. He was employed in the metals removal industry for several years as a tool and die maker, designer, and computer aided drafting and machining engineer. He received his...

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China to Chitral: Mountains are the beginning and end of all scenery

Harold Tilman

China to Chitral: Mountains are the beginning and end of all scenery by Harold Tilman

'Upon this trackless waste of snow, cut by a shrewd wind they sat down and wept.'

In China to Chitral H.W. 'Bill' Tilman completes one of his great post-war journeys. He travels from Central China, crossing Sinkiang, the Gobi and Takla Makan Deserts, before escaping to a crumbling British Empire with a crossing of the Karakoram to the new nation of Pakistan.

In 1951 there still persisted a legend that a vast mountain, higher than Everest, was to be found in the region, a good enough reason it seems for Tilman to traverse the land, 'a land shut in on three sides by vast snow ranges whose glacial...

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In Mischief's Wake: In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse.

Harold Tilman

In Mischief's Wake: In the joy of the actors lies the sense of any action. That is the explanation, that the excuse. by Harold Tilman

'I felt like one who had first betrayed and then deserted a stricken friend; a friend with whom for the past fourteen years I had spent more time at sea than on land, and who, when not at sea, had seldom been out of my thoughts.'

The first of the three voyages described in this book gives H.W. 'Bill' Tilman's account of the final voyage and loss of Mischief, the Bristol Channel pilot cutter in which he had sailed over 100,000 miles to high latitudes in both Arctic and Antarctic waters.

Back home, refusing to accept defeat and going against the advice of his surveyor, he takes ownership of Sea Breeze...

2017 / 2 / 20
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Arctic Adventure - My Life in the Frozen North

Peter Freuchen

Arctic Adventure - My Life in the Frozen North by Peter FreuchenPeter Freuchen's 1935 work gives an incredible account of his time spent living and exploring near the north pole. Lorenz Peter Elfred Freuchen (1886 - 1957) was a Danish author, explorer, journalist and anthropologist. He is well-known for his contributions to Arctic exploration, namely the Thule Expeditions. Within this book, Freuchen recounts anecdotes of polar bear hunts, stories of Eskimos who had resorted to cannibalism, and dark nights that last for three months. Before he became an intrepid explorer, he was a journalist, which contributed to his expert writing and fine storytelling....
2017 / 2 / 20
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Going to Extremes: The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt

Stephen Wade

Going to Extremes: The Adventurous Life of Harry de Windt by Stephen Wade
2017 / 2 / 19
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William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting: Three Men in a Cavern

Mark John White

William Boyd Dawkins and the Victorian Science of Cave Hunting: Three Men in a Cavern by Mark John WhiteWilliam Boyd Dawkins was a controversial Victorian geologist, palaeontologist and archaeologist who has divided opinion as either a hero or villain. For some, he was a pioneer of Darwinian science as a member of the Lubbock-Evans network, while for others he was little more than a reckless vandal who destroyed irreplaceable evidence and left precious little for future generations to assess. In this volume, Professor Mark White provides an unbiased archaeological and geological account of Boyd Dawkins' career and legacy by drawing on almost twenty years of research as well as his archive of published...
2017 / 2 / 19
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Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ

Jimmy Settle & Don Rearden

Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ by Jimmy Settle & Don Rearden

"That Others May Live" is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska's 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaskan wilderness or saving wounded Rangers and SEALS in blazing firefights at war, the PJs are the least known and most highly trained of America's warriors.

Never Quit is the true story of how Jimmy Settle, an Alaskan shoe store clerk, became a Special Forces Operator and war hero. After being shot in the head during a dangerous high mountain operation in the rugged Watapur...

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Missing Links: The African and American Worlds of R. L. Garner, Primate Collector

Jeremy Rich

Missing Links: The African and American Worlds of R. L. Garner, Primate Collector by Jeremy RichRich examines the commercial networks that brought the first apes to America during the Progressive Era, a critical time in the development of ideas about African wildlife, race, and evolution. He explores the impact of colonialism on Africans, the complicated politics of buying and selling primates, and the popularization of biological racism.
2017 / 2 / 16
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Holy Old Whistlin': Yarns About Algonquin Park Loggers

Brent A. Connelly

Holy Old Whistlin': Yarns About Algonquin Park Loggers by Brent A. Connelly

Tall trees and tall tales

2017 / 2 / 15
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Finer Than Hair on a Frog: More Yarns about Loggers and the Like

Brent A. Connelly

Finer Than Hair on a Frog: More Yarns about Loggers and the Like by Brent A. Connelly

The plates are scraped and the smokes are lit, so it

2017 / 2 / 15
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Between Dreams: Difficult Paths and Dangerous Places

Steve Harvey

Between Dreams: Difficult Paths and Dangerous Places by Steve HarveySteve Harvey was in the same class at school as Sting in the sixties, on 'the Fringe' with Liam Neeson in the seventies; spent a day with Spike Milligan; spent several months travelling round India by steam train; went round the world; taught on Tyneside; joined the police; breathalysed Gazza; was on the front line at 'the Battle of Orgreave' during the Miners' Strike (although he loathed Thatcherism); was appointed to set up his force's Paedophile Unit in the nineties; ran creative writing courses in an old mill with outbuildings he bought in Normandy with tutors including A L Kennedy; taught English...
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Days to Remember: Adventures and reflections of a mountain guide

Rob Collister

Days to Remember: Adventures and reflections of a mountain guide by Rob Collister

Days to Remember is a collection of tales from well-known mountain guide Rob Collister - tales of long days on the hill, travelling fast and light, often alone, and always steering well clear of the honeypots. From day trips around his local hills in Wales, to worldwide expeditions including the Silvretta Alps, Gletscherhorn, the Cordillera Blanca and Annapurna, Rob Collister enjoys covering ground under his own steam, whether it be walking, running, climbing, cycling or skiing.

With a foreword from renowned British mountaineer and writer Stephen Venables, this collection of essays communicates...

2017 / 2 / 12
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No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon

Erik Weihenmayer & Buddy Levy

No Barriers: A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer & Buddy Levy

Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Descending carefully, he and his team picked their way across deep crevasses and through the deadly Khumbu Icefall; when the mountain was finally behind him, Erik knew he was going to live. His expedition leader slapped him on the back and said something that would affect the course of Erik's life: "Don't make Everest the greatest thing you ever do."

No Barriers is Erik's response to that challenge. It is the moving story of his journey since descending Mount Everest: from leading expeditions...

2017 / 1 / 28
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Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark

Richard Garriott & David Fisher

Explore/Create: My Life in Pursuit of New Frontiers, Hidden Worlds, and the Creative Spark by Richard Garriott & David Fisher

An inventor, adventurer, entrepreneur, collector, and entertainer, and son of legendary scientist-astronaut Owen Garriott, Richard Garriott de Cayeux has been behind some of the most exciting undertakings of our time. A legendary pioneer of the online gaming industry

2017 / 1 / 3
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Love In Pai

Kyo Kurosaki

Love In Pai by Kyo KurosakiLeaving the rat race and life in the big city of Singapore behind, Kyo Kurosaki embarks on a 2,600 kilometre road trip that takes him into the stunning mountains of rural northern Thailand, where he finds himself on a rollercoaster ride of life-changing love, loss and new beginnings with a beautiful woman.

A true touching love story.

2016 / 11 / 16
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Conquistadors of the Useless

Lionel Terray

Conquistadors of the Useless by Lionel TerrayLionel Terray was one of the world's greatest alpinists, and Conquistadors of the Useless is one of the greatest mountaineering books of all time
2016 / 11 / 11
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Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North

Gary L. Pinkerton

Trammel's Trace: The First Road to Texas from the North by Gary L. PinkertonTrammel
2016 / 11 / 6
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Two Sailboats, One Moon: Journals from a year spent oceans apart

Sue Montana & Bob Bennett

Two Sailboats, One Moon: Journals from a year spent oceans apart by Sue Montana & Bob Bennett
2016 / 11 / 3
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Shouting From The Summits

Kala Ramachandran

Shouting From The Summits by Kala Ramachandran
2016 / 11 / 2
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Wild Country: The man who made Friends

Mark Vallance

Wild Country: The man who made Friends by Mark Vallance

Shortlisted: 2016 Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature

'[Wild Country] chronicles not just the mountains [Mark] has climbed, but the part he played in bringing to market a little piece of sporting equipment that revolutionised mountaineering and saved countless lives.' - Sarah Freeman, Yorkshire Post

In early 1978, an extraordinary new invention for rock climbers was featured on the BBC television science show Tomorrow's World. It was called the 'Friend', and it not only made the sport safer, it helped push the limits of the possible. The company that made them was called Wild Country, the brainchild of...

2016 / 10 / 19
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Mischief goes South: Every herring should hang by its own tail

Harold Tilman

Mischief goes South: Every herring should hang by its own tail by Harold Tilman

'No sea voyage can be dull for a man who has an eye for the ever-changing sea and sky, the waves, the wind and the way of a ship upon the water.'

So observes H.W. 'Bill' Tilman in this account of two lengthy voyages in which dull intervals were few and far between.

In 1966, after a succession of eventful and successful voyages in the high latitudes of the Arctic, Tilman and his pilot cutter Mischief head south again, this time with the Antarctic Peninsula, Smith Island and the unclimbed Mount Foster in their sights. Mischief goes South is an account of a voyage marred by tragedy and dogged by...

2016 / 10 / 19
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Mustang Ride

Kelly Wilson

Mustang Ride by Kelly WilsonThe adventures of the Wilson sisters in the American West.This is the third book from bestselling author and television star Kelly Wilson. Kelly's first two books, For the Love of Horses and Stallion Challenges were full of stories from the Wilsons' quest to save wild Kaimanawas from the government cull. This time the Wilsons are taking on a new challenge, to tame mustangs at a ranch in Wyoming for competition in the Extreme Mustang Makeover. Join the Wilsons as they take on an adventure with a surprising twist, and a horse trek across six states in the American west.
2016 / 10 / 13
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Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever

Bryan Grieg Fry

Venom Doc: The Edgiest, Darkest, Strangest Natural History Memoir Ever by Bryan Grieg FrySteve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world
2016 / 10 / 6
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An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons

Norman Hallendy

An Intimate Wilderness: Arctic Voices in a Land of Vast Horizons by Norman HallendyArctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy
2016 / 10 / 5
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Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe

Mike Massimino

Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike MassiminoHAVE YOU EVER WONDERED what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that
2016 / 9 / 27
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Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains

Steve Bell

Virgin on Insanity: Coming of age on the world's toughest mountains by Steve Bell

Outwardly, 'Britain's most experienced teenage Alpinist' is a brave young mountaineer. But he's not experienced at all, at least not in the way he really wants to be. Behind his death-defying climbs there lurks a great deal of fear - fear of the opposite sex, fear of failure, fear of not being 'man enough'.

He seeks manhood in the mountains, yet he believes he will only truly gain it by losing something. Harrowing escapades in Scotland, the Alps and Alaska are interspersed by excruciating sexual encounters and unsettling hitch-hiking rides. When the mountains fail him, he seeks meaning with a...

2016 / 9 / 16
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The Long Trail

Kermit Roosevelt

The Long Trail by Kermit RooseveltOriginally published in 1921. From Kermit Roosevelt's book 'The happy hunging grounds', we are privilaged to print seperately, one chapter under the title The long trail. Mr Roosevelt has supplied additional material to this chapter, which is published for the first time in this volume. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
2016 / 9 / 14
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Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You

Julie Miles Lewis

Moving Mountains: Discover the Mountain in You by Julie Miles LewisAre you ready to move mountains, discover the mountain in you...or maybe even climb one? In this adventure of soulful stories, wisdom, thought-provoking exercises and actionable ideas, Julie gently guides you to discovering your Inner Mountain and finding your path forward emotionally, spiritually, mentally and physically...in business and in life.
2016 / 9 / 10
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Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission

Joe Karam

Danger and Poetry: One Glider Pilot's First Hundred Hours, from Flight School to Rescue Mission by Joe Karam

Joe Karam was born to transcend, but perhaps not to fly. When at twenty-seven his quest for freedom led him to set foot in a glider for the first time, he was overcome with fear and desire. Nothing seemed to have prepared him for such a formidable test of courage, nor did he know anything about Charlie, the taciturn flight instructor he had just entrusted with his life. And yet the sky kept calling... A didactic memoir and a passionate love letter to aviation, Danger and Poetry unites heart and mind to celebrate the pursuit of dreams and the power of teachers.

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2016 / 9 / 10
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Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone

Anon.

Dr David Livingstone in Africa - A Historical Article on the Life and Expeditions of Dr Livingstone by Anon.This vintage book contains a fascinating a historical article on the life and expeditions of the famous explorer of Africa - David Livingstone. With a wealth of fascinating biographical information and accurate accounts of some of his most memorable excursions, this volume constitutes a must-read for those with an interest in David Livingstone, and would make for a worthy addition to collections of antiquarian literature. Livingstone (1813 - 1873), was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society, as well as a famed explorer. Perhaps one of the most...
2016 / 9 / 9
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Andr

Henri Lachambre

Andr by Henri LachambreIn the 21st century - the age of the budget airline - where quick and reliable air travel is available to a large segment of society, it seems hard to comprehend that it is less than 250 years since the first human took to the skies. Although the wing of the bird seemed like the most obvious natural mechanism to attempt replicate, it was actually contained hot air, as demonstrated by the Montgolfiers and their balloon, that gave birth to the era human aviation. Since the first manned balloon flight in 1783, developments have come thick and fast, the airship, the aeroplane, and finally the space...
2016 / 9 / 7
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Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole

Robert E. Peary

Robert E. Peary and the Discovery of the North Pole by Robert E. PearyMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
2016 / 9 / 7
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Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland

Hamish MacInnes

Call-out: A climber's tales of mountain rescue in Scotland by Hamish MacInnes

Call-out is the definitive collection of tales about early mountain rescue in the Highlands of Scotland from Hamish MacInnes - Everest pioneer and arguably the most famous Scottish mountaineer of the twentieth century.

In the late 1960s, MacInnes led the Glencoe Mountain Rescue team and together they developed innovative techniques and equipment in order to save lives - often risking their own in the process - whether night or day, and always at a moment's notice. He was a central figure in the rescue during the 1963 New Year tragedy in the Cuillins on the Isle of Skye, and led groundbreaking...

2016 / 9 / 3
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The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna

Chris Bonington

The Next Horizon: From the Eiger to the south face of Annapurna by Chris Bonington

The Next Horizon, the second volume in Chris Bonington's autobiography after I Chose to Climb, picks up his story from 1962 and relates his subsequent adventures as a mountaineer, photographer, journalist and expedition leader alongside eminent climbers including Doug Scott and Don Whillans, throughout an extraordinary decade of adversity, thrill and discovery.

The book opens with a journey to Chile to climb the Central Tower of Paine. Bonington then recounts his ascents across the globe; from the Old Man of Hoy in Scotland, the Eiger in Switzerland, to Sangay in Ecuador to name but a few. He concludes...

2016 / 8 / 26
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Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous

Norman Etherington

Big Game Hunter: A Biography of Frederick Courteney Selous by Norman EtheringtonThis book tells the story of an adventurer, hunter and naturalist in late nineteenth-century Africa, who would inspire novelists such as Rider Haggard and Wilbur Smith. The book describes Selous' extraordinary adventures, from elephant-hunting, and diamond-prospecting, to an early expedition to found Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in the European scramble for Africa. The book also examines Selous' relationships with other influential people of the time, including Robert Baden-Powell, Frederick Russell Burnham, Cecil Rhodes, King Lobengula of the Ndebele, and American President Teddy Roosevelt. In Big...
2016 / 8 / 23
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The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist

Christopher Angus

The Extraordinary Adirondack Journey of Clarence Petty: Wilderness Guide, Pilot, and Conservationist by Christopher AngusThe inspiring biography of an Adirondack legend whose tireless efforts are credited with much of today's preservation policies in the Adirondacks.
2016 / 8 / 12
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Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction

H. W. Tilman

Mount Everest 1938: Whether these mountains are climbed or not, smaller expeditions are a step in the right direction by H. W. Tilman

It's 1938, the British have thrown everything they've got at Everest but they've still not reached the summit. War in Europe seems inevitable; the Empire is shrinking. Still reeling from failure in 1936, the British are granted one more permit by the Tibetans, one more chance to climb the mountain. Only limited resources are available, so can a small team be assembled and succeed where larger teams have failed?

H.W. Tilman is the obvious choice to lead a select team made up of some of the greatest British mountaineers history has ever known, including Eric Shipton, Frank Smythe and Noel Odell...

2016 / 6 / 28
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Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom

George Leopold

Calculated Risk: The Supersonic Life and Times of Gus Grissom by George Leopold
2016 / 6 / 25
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Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North

Blair Braverman

Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman

A rich and revelatory memoir of a young woman reclaiming her courage in the stark landscapes of the north.

By the time Blair Braverman was eighteen, she had left her home in California, moved to arctic Norway to learn to drive sled dogs, and found work as a tour guide on a glacier in Alaska. Determined to carve out a life as a “tough girl”

2016 / 6 / 22
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Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level

H. W. Tilman

Mostly Mischief: Including the first ascent of a mountain to start below sea level by H. W. Tilman
2016 / 6 / 17
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Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains

H. W. Tilman

Mischief in Greenland: Only a man in the devil of a hurry would wish to fly to his mountains by H. W. Tilman
2016 / 6 / 17
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Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer

Patrick French

Younghusband: The Last Great Imperial Adventurer by Patrick FrenchSoldier, explorer, mystic, guru, and spy, Francis Younghusband began his colonial career as a military adventurer and became a radical visionary who preached free love to his followers.

Patrick French

2016 / 6 / 13
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The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest

Peggy Badgett

The Rooster in the Drive Thru: Tales from Life in the Rural Midwest by Peggy BadgettOnce upon a time, a young family left their comfortable lives in the suburbs for a questionable future on a small farm nestled in the hills of Northwest Illinois. Their quest for country happiness led them on adventures with rebellious roosters, stubborn tractors, buildings intent on self destruction, mutinous vegetables, and one very devious well pit. Travel with them through the unexpected twists and turns of their rural lives at the edge of civilization.
2016 / 6 / 9
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To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3)

Jason Lewis

To the Brink (the Expedition Trilogy, Book 3) by Jason LewisWe rejoin The Expedition for its third and final instalment with Jason, now seasoned adventurer, and April, American schoolteacher at sea for the first time, battling to keep their pedal-powered boat Moksha from being dashed against Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Crossing the infamous Coral Sea, they've endured gale force winds, rogue waves, and powerful currents pushing them off course for days at a time. On her thirtieth consecutive day of seasickness and now haemorrhaging blood, April is in urgent need of medical treatment. But in the uncharted waters north of Cape Flattery, far from coastguard...
2016 / 5 / 28
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All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World

Zora O'Neill

All Strangers Are Kin: Adventures in Arabic and the Arab World by Zora O'Neill
2016 / 5 / 28
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Summary of Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis

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Circling the Sun: by Paula McLain | Summary & Analysis

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Circling the Sun is a novelized account of the life of Beryl Markham written by Paula McLain. Beryl broke all the rules for a proper young lady as she grew up in colonial Kenya, then broke ground for women everywhere, first as a horse trainer and then as an aviator. Her headstrong determination did not serve her as well, however, when it came to her personal life. She plunged into two youthful marriages that imploded and one earth-shattering, but doomed affair. Paula McLain weaves all this together into a novelized biography of the...

2016 / 5 / 17
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Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five

John

Out of Office: Escaping the Nine-to-Five by JohnFor one adventurous man, thirty-odd years of office grind was more than enough. Tired of the dull culture of nine-to-five, John Gregg sets out on a path to freedom - a path that takes him from his south London desk and computer screen to pastures new across Europe and beyond where he immerses in the language, passions and histories of the countries he crosses. Now in full control of his destiny, join the author as he hot-foots it around Spain, Italy, France, Cuba, Germany and Bosnia Herzegovina, swapping his email inbox and diary commitments for spontaneity and adventure - bumping into many...
2016 / 5 / 12
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American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer

Cathryn Prince

American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World's First Celebrity Travel Writer by Cathryn PrinceWith a polished walking stick and neatly pressed trousers, Richard Halliburton served as an intrepid globetrotting guide for millions of Americans in the 1920s and '30s. Readers waited with bated breath for each new article and book he wrote. During his career, Halliburton climbed the Matterhorn, nearly fell out of his plane while shooting the first aerial photographs of Mt. Everest, and became the first person to swim the Panama Canal. With his matinee idol looks, the Tennessee native was a media darling in an era of optimism and increased social openness. But as the Great Depression and looming...
2016 / 5 / 10
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A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801)

James L. McWilliams

A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801) by James L. McWilliamsSpring of 1978: Young Rory MacHugh leaves his Blackfoot World for an Ancient World. There determination, versatility, and several unique friends enable him to survive many new lives - a British sailor, an Egyptian Mameluke, a convict, a Secret Agent, a French Grenadier, a Highland solider, and a forbidden lover in an Egyptian court. But the most devastating is his first encounter with the man destined to plunge the world into war and to become Rory's own personal demon, the young General Napoleon Bonaparte.
2016 / 5 / 7
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The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain

Mick Conefrey

The Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain by Mick ConefreyAt 28,251 ft, K2 might be almost 800 ft shorter than Everest, but it??s a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent??s complex legacy. From the ill-fated efforts of drug-addicted occultist Aleister Crowley to Achille Compagnoni and Lindo Lacedelli, the Italian duo who finally made it to the summit, The Ghosts of K2 charts how a slew of great men became fixated on this legendary mountain.

Through exclusive interviews with surviving team members and their families,...

2016 / 5 / 2
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