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    Spaceman: An Astronaut's Unlikely Journey to Unlock the Secrets of the Universe by Mike Massimino    The Well at the World's End: One Man's Epic Cross-Continental Quest for the Fountain of Youth by A. J. Mackinnon    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    Forty Years Master: A Life in Sail and Steam by Daniel O. Killman    Nick Sanders: The Extraordinary Life of an Ordinary Man: Volume 1: 1957-1990 by Nick Sanders    On My Own Two Feet: The Life of a Mountaineer by Norman Hardie    Into the Unknown by Joy Dunicliff    Jefferson's America: The President, the Purchase, and the Explorers Who Transformed a Nation by Julie M. Fenster    Arthur Phillip: Australia's First Governor by Derek Parker    Outback: The Discovery of Australia's Interior by Derek Parker    Finding North: How Navigation Makes Us Human by George Michelsen Foy    Narrative of the Most Extraordinary and Distressing Shipwreck of the Whale-Ship Essex by Owen Chase    Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their Extraordinary Journey, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by William Carlsen    The Fire Line: The Story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots and One of the Deadliest Days in American Firefighting by Fernanda Santos    Continental Divide: A History of American Mountaineering by Maurice Isserman    Buckley's Chance by Bob Stevens    Buckley's Chance by Bob Stevens    Into a Raging Sea: My Life and the Pendleton Rescue by Bernie Webber    The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World's Oldest Bible by Chanan Tigay    Alone But Never Lonely by Bob Fidler    Trespassing Across America: One Man's Epic, Never-Done-Before (and Sort of Illegal) Hike Across the Heartland by Ken Ilgunas    Stairway to a Dream by Alexander Markitanov    A Curious Life for a Lady: The Story of Isabella Bird by Pat Barr    Canadian Wilds by Martin Hunter    Sherpa: The Memoir of Ang Tharkay by Ang Tharkay    Where's Frank? An Intrepid Leader, 18 Boy Scouts, 10,000 Miles in an Open Truck by Lloyd Philip Johnson

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1969 and Then Some: A Memoir of Romance, Motorcycles, and Lingering Flashbacks of a Golden Age

1969 and Then Some: A Memoir of Romance, Motorcycles, and Lingering Flashbacks of a Golden Age by Robert WintnerThe year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost.

1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were faced with growing up.

This touching, hilarious memoir is the true story of a late sixties grand tour of Europe—a life-defining parable, for those who remember and for those who can't. Never before and not since have a handful of seasons so exquisitely defined the difference between right and wrong. With the gift of youth they saw, sensed, and savored the laughably clear distinction...

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30,000 Leagues Undersea: True Tales of a Submariner and Deep Submergence Pilot

30,000 Leagues Undersea: True Tales of a Submariner and Deep Submergence Pilot by Tom VetterJourney with me into the abyss, a world far more dangerous than space! What's this book about? Life. Death. Imminent danger. Unexpected reprieve. Victory. Defeat. Success. Failure. Thermo-nuclear war. True love. Loss. High drama. Low comedy. Ronald Reagan. Mikhail Gorbachev. And Bond, James Bond. They're all here. Ninety amazing and entirely true tales of swash-buckling adventure on the sea and beneath it, as a boy grows into manhood steadfastly pursuing his lifelong dream, wins a million-to-one shot to become a Hydronaut, and lives a life of high adventure undersea exploring the abyss, a world...
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46 Days Adrift: A True Story

46 Days Adrift: A True Story by Barry DonnellyImagine yourself... adrift in a four-metre tinnie in the shark-infested waters of the Pacific Ocean - lost and seemingly forgotten - shark bait! Ben Tooki, his uncle and a friend were caught in a storm off the island of Kiribati and swept out to sea. For forty six days they were adrift with little food or water. There's a storm shapin' up; it's been gettin' to full on all day. We hear the rumbling noise. It sounds like the music of a digeridoo, a kind of humming sound. "What's that noise, it's getting louder?" "It's comin' in our direction!" The wave grows into a giant bulge in the ocean. Lifts...
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A Bike Ride

A Bike Ride by Stanley SprocketJoin 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 you think it could be.
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A Book of Escapes and Hurried Journeys

A Book of Escapes and Hurried Journeys by John BuchanA wonderful collection of stories dealing with escapes and adventurous journeys, including the escape of Charles II to France, Winston Churchill's escape from South Africa and many more.
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A Curious Life for a Lady: The Story of Isabella Bird

A Curious Life for a Lady: The Story of Isabella Bird by Pat Barr

Isabella Bird was a woman of remarkable gifts. In 1872, at the age of forty, this rather earnest daughter of a country parson abandoned the rectory nest and began her pioneering journeys to some of the most inhospitable corners of the world. Undismayed by discomfort or danger she was to spend almost thirty years travelling - to the Rocky Mountains, the Sandwich Isles, to Japan, Malaya, Kashmir and Tibet, to Persia, Korea and China - where an indomitable spirit, an unassuming cordiality and, above all, a limitless capacity for being interested won her universal welcome. Her accounts of her experiences...

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A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian

A Dip in the Ocean: Rowing Solo Across the Indian by Sarah Outen

Four-thousand miles of unpredictable ocean, 500 chocolate bars, 124 days of physical exertion, three Guinness World Records, and one incredible journey

On April 1, 2009, brave 23-year-old Sarah Outen embarked on an ambitious solo voyage across the Indian Ocean in her rowing boat, Dippers. Powered by the grief of the sudden loss of her father and the determination to live life to the fullest, Sarah and her tiny boat successfully negotiated wild ocean storms, unexpected encounters with whales, and the continuous threat of being capsized by passing container ships. Along the way she broke two oars,...

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A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles through Islamic Africa

A Labyrinth of Kingdoms: 10,000 Miles through Islamic Africa by Steve Kemper

A true story that rivals the travels of Burton or Stanley for excitement, and surpasses them in scientific achievements.

In 1849 Heinrich Barth joined a small British expedition into unexplored regions of Islamic North and Central Africa. One by one his companions died, but he carried on alone, eventually reaching the fabled city of gold, Timbuktu. His five-and-a-half-year, 10,000-mile adventure ranks among the greatest journeys in the annals of exploration, and his discoveries are considered indispensable by modern scholars of Africa.

Yet because of shifting politics, European preconceptions...

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A Less Than Golden Life: Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story

A Less Than Golden Life: Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story by Jason T. Golden

?"I have always said I didn't care about being average, but that was before I found out I could be more. Life is the greatest journey any of us will ever take, and it is up to us to determine where that journey will lead."- Jason Golden

In A Less Than Golden Life, author Jason Golden invites you along a journey through his 'average' life. With honest humor and hilarious self-revelation, he shows that both beauty and meaning can be found in even the most average life stories. And the need for this beauty to be shared with the world.

"I learned that beauty can be found in even the most desolate...

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A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific

A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. UtleyEarly in the nineteenth century, the mountain men emerged as a small but distinctive group whose knowledge and experience of the trans-Mississippi West exted the national consciousness to continental dimensions. Though Lewis and Clark blazed a narrow corridor of geographical reality, the West remained largely terra incognita until trappers and traders--Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Tom Fitzpatrick, Jedediah Smith--opened paths through the snow-choked mountain wilderness. They opened the way west to Fremont and played a major role in the pivotal years of 1845-1848 when Texas was annexed, the Oregon...
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A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America

A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America by Peter Firstbrook"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 character…. Exciting historical tales with romantic overtones." - Kirkus Reviews

Everyone knows the story of Pocahontas and how she saved John Smith. And were it not for Smith's leadership, the Jamestown Colony would surely have failed. Yet Smith was a far more ambitious explorer and soldier of fortune than these tales suggest—and...

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A Place Beyond: Finding Home in Arctic Alaska

A Place Beyond: Finding Home in Arctic Alaska by Nick Mr. JansIn A Place Beyond, Nick Jans leads us into his "found" home-the Eskimo village of Ambler, Alaska, and the vast wilderness around it. In his powerful essays, the rhythms of daily arctic life blend with high adventure-camping among wolves, traveling with Iñupiat hunters, witnessing the Kobuk River at breakup. The poignancy of a village funeral comes to life, hordes of mosquitoes whine against a tent, a grizzly stands etched against the snow-just a sampling of the images and events rendered in Jan's transparent, visual prose. Moments of humor are offset by haunting insights, and by thoughtful...
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A Search in Secret Egypt

A Search in Secret Egypt by Paul BruntonIn this book, philosopher Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt in the 1930s, including an eerie yet illuminating night spent alone inside the Great Pyramid. Alongside his explorations of ancient Egypt's monuments and gods, Brunton encounters a variety of occultists, fakirs, and dervishes, and even manages to become initiated into the deadly art of snake charming. His frank interviews with Muslim leaders remain relevant today, and his description of the Hajj reflects the beauty and inspiring faith of Mohammad's true followers. Brunton's journey to discover the...
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A Season in Hell: The Life of Rimbaud

A Season in Hell: The Life of Rimbaud by Jean-Marie CarrA fascinating biography of Arthur Rimbaud including an account of the time Rimbaud spent in Africa after abandoning his life as a poet.
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A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801)

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.
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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler

A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler by Jason Roberts

He was known simply as the Blind Traveler. A solitary, sightless adventurer, James Holman (1786-1857) fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, helped chart the Australian outback—and, astonishingly, circumnavigated the globe, becoming one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored. A Sense of the World is a spellbinding and moving rediscovery of one of history's most epic lives—a story to awaken our own senses of awe and wonder.

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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

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

"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 of survival training. Everyone who knew him considered him an expert adventurer.

But Scott's trek into the treacherous backcountry canyons of the Peruvian Andes turned into a desperate fight to survive after he became hopelessly lost. As his eight-hour hike lengthened into days, Scott faced dehydration, hunger, and exhaustion. And that's when his true journey...

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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...

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

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

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 instincts. But our most important adventures don't always happen in nature's extremes. Living a purpose-driven, meaningful life can often be an even greater challenge. . . .

In A Survival Guide for Life, Bear Grylls, globally renowned adventurer and television host, shares the hard-earned wisdom he's gained in the harshest environments on earth, from...

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A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony

A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony by Charles A. SiringoAfter a nomadic childhood, Charles Siringo signed on as a teenage cowboy for the noted Texas cattle king, Shanghai Pierce, and began a life that embraced all the hard work, excitement, and adventure readers today associate with the cowboy era. He "rid the Chisholm trail," driving 2,500 heads of cattle from Austin to Kansas; knew Tascosa-now a historic monument-when it was home to raucous saloons, red light districts, and a fair share of violence; and led a posse of cowboys in pursuit of Billy the Kid and his gang. First published in 1885, Siringo's chronicle of his life as a itchy-footed boy,...
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