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    Nansen: Explorer and Humanitarian by Marit Fosse & John Fox    A Walk to the Water: Six Million Steps to the Mediterranean Sea by Daniel Graham    Sastrugi by Jonathon Bradshaw    A Search in Secret Egypt by Paul Brunton    White Eskimo: Knud Rasmussen's Fearless Journey into the Heart of the Arctic by Stephen R. Bown    Abducting a General: The Kreipe Operation in Crete by Patrick Leigh Fermor    Lost and Gone Away by Lynn Jenner    Meriwether Lewis: The Assassination of an American Hero and the Silver Mines of Mexico by Kira Gale    The Adventures Of Captain Bonneville by Washington Irving    A Book of Escapes and Hurried Journeys by John Buchan    Halfway Home: The Story of a Father and Son Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail by Donald Reavis & Quentin Reavis    Winston Churchill Reporting: Adventures of a Young War Correspondent by Simon Read    The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Five to his Death - Continued by a Na by Horace Waller    The Arctic Prairies - A Canoe-Journey of 2000 Miles in Search of the Caribou by Ernest Thompson Seton    King of Algonquin Park by Paton Lodge Lindsay    As if Smiling: As if Smiling by Sharon Anderson by Sharon L. Anderson    Robert J. Flaherty: A Biography by Paul Rotha    A Less Than Golden Life: Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story by Jason T. Golden    Great Soul of Siberia: Passion, Obsession, and One Man's Quest for the World's Most Elusive Tiger by Sooyong Park    Master of Thin Air: Life and Death on the World's Highest Peaks by Andrew Lock    Call of the American Wild: A Tenderfoot's Escape to Alaska by Guy Grieve    Extreme Adventure: An Epic Journey to the North Pole by Vida Amor de Paz    Bush Pilot: 62 Years of Learning from "Close Calls" by Clarence Moore & Geoff Moore & Lauren Moore    Navigating Grace: A Solo Voyage of Survival and Redemption by Jeff Jay    Amelia Earhart: The Sky's No Limit by Lori Van Pelt    Last Explorer: Hubert Wilkins, Hero of the Golden Age of Polar Exploration by Simon Nasht    The Huntsman by Victor Alvarez    The Outsider: My Life in Intrigue by Frederick Forsyth    Cold Beer and a Hot Dart by Brandon Wolfe    The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest by Anatoli Boukreev & G. Weston DeWalt    A Life Wild and Perilous: Mountain Men and the Paths to the Pacific by Robert M. Utley    Bushmaster: Raymond Ditmars and the Hunt for the World's Largest Viper by Dan Eatherley    Alone Across the Arctic: One Woman's Epic Journey by Dog Team by Pam Flowers & Ann Dixon    Icebound Empire: Industry and Politics on the Last Frontier 1898 - 1938 by Elizabeth A. Tower    I Saw a Strange Land: Text Classics by Arthur Groom    Alexander Archipelago: A Dozen Alexander Rain Forest Stories in Twelve Non-sequential Acts by Gustav Tjgaard    Constant Traveller R801168 by Rod Baker    Call Me Chameleon: The selective memory of a kaleidoscopic-eyed globetrotter, from age 3 to this day by Albert Russo    A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert by Gertrude Bell    Smokejumper: A Memoir by One of America's Most Select Airborne Firefighters by Jason A. Ramos & Julian Smith    Bulls Before Breakfast: Running with the Bulls and Celebrating Fiesta de San Ferm?n in Pamplona, Spain by Peter N. Milligan    Wilfred Thesiger: The Life of the Great Explorer by Alexander Maitland    Conquering the Impossible: My 12,000-Mile Journey Around the Arctic Circle by Mike Horn    Over the Moat: Love Among the Ruins of Imperial Vietnam by James Sullivan    Cold Burial: A True Story of Endurance and Disaster by Clive Powell-Williams    Sir Walter Raleigh: Being a True and Vivid Account of the Life and Times of the Explorer, Soldier, Scholar, Poet, and Courtier - by Raleigh Trevelyan    The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart by Mary S. Lovell    The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings by John M. Adams    Chasing Ghosts, Texas Style: On the Road with Everyday Paranormal by Brad Klinge & Barry Klinge & Kathy Passero    Wager with the Wind: The Don Sheldon Story by James Greiner

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The Life of Daniel Boone

The Life of Daniel Boone by Daniel Boone"The settling of the Kentucky region well deserves a place in history. Most of the memorable events I have myself been exercised in; and, for the satisfaction of the public, will briefly relate the circumstances of my adventures, and scenes of life, from
Daniel Boone28 Mar 2009$4.95

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The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation

The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation by James E. Starrs & Kira GaleNearly two centuries later, mystery continues to surround Meriwether Lewis's death-did the famous explorer commit suicide or was he murdered? Recently revealed truths and deconstructed myths are woven together in this fascinating account to form an unforgettable
James E. Starrs &
Kira Gale
27 Apr 2009$14.99

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Dare to Take the Next Step - Adventures of a Refugee

Dare to Take the Next Step - Adventures of a Refugee by Frank HegyiThis book contains inspirational stories from the life of a man who led a colorful life, daring to take the next step in search for adventures. These stories include: - Experiences as freedom fighter in the 1956 Hungarian student revolution, narrowly escaping
Frank Hegyi2 May 2009$9.00

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Crossing The Gates of Alaska

Crossing The Gates of Alaska by Dave MetzThe snow forms the beginning of a near vertical chute that falls at least a thousand feet. My feet, shaking, manage to hug the thin edge of solid rock. I feel my heart creep to my throat and warm sweat drip down my back, defying the subzero Arctic air.
Dave Metz22 Jan 2010$13.00

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Wing Tip Shoes

Wing Tip Shoes by Mary Elizabeth SpreitzerIn a small mid-western town in the 1960's a fresh young girl had a fleeting passion to see the world. Looking past the Iowa corn fields she yearned to see grand oceans, legendary statues and exotic palaces. In 1964 the dreamer found the perfect cup to
Mary Elizabeth Spreitzer22 Feb 2010$10.95

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Tales from the Tijuana Jails

Tales from the Tijuana Jails by Sam WarrenThe Mexican jail in which the author was unjustly confined was like nothing any American would expect. "Co-ed" with young children running about, shops selling all manner of goods including drugs, condos for the privileged and others sleeping on the out
Sam Warren22 Mar 2010$5.95

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North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters

North by Northwestern: A Seafaring Family on Deadly Alaskan Waters by Captain Sig Hansen & Mark SundeenIn the tradition of Sebastian Junger and Linda Greenlaw comes Captain Sig Hansen's rags-to-riches epic of his immigrant family's struggle against deadly Alaskan seas, freezing shipwrecks, and dangerously brutal conditions to achieve the American Dream
Captain Sig Hansen &
Mark Sundeen
28 Mar 2010$16.99

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Paris to Tokyo on a Dollar and a Prayer

Paris to Tokyo on a Dollar and a Prayer by Joe Di BonaJoe Di Bona was already an army veteran in post-WWII America, he had completed college and worked in industry two years, and, yet he remains unfulfilled. He quit his job and traveled to France to study Chinese in one of France's Grand Ecoles. This caused
Joe Di Bona18 Sep 2010$6.00

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True North

True North by Elliott Merrick"A tale of real hardship, of a running fight against the forces of nature, of the joys of wild life; rich in anecdote, humorous, dramatic, vigorous, and direct."
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"A fascinating, at times magical, chronicle."

Elliott Merrick26 Sep 2010$13.95

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Death on the Barrens

Death on the Barrens by George James GrinnellGeorge Grinnell taught the history of science and intellectual history at McMaster University in Ontario from 1967 to 1991. He currently teaches meditation classes and lives in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Artist Roderick MacIver is the founder of Heron Dance,
George James Grinnell11 Oct 2010$12.95

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Wild Men, Wild Alaska II: The Survival of the Fittest

Wild Men, Wild Alaska II: The Survival of the Fittest by Rocky C. McElveenThis long awaited sequel is equally as exciting, intriguing & humorous as Rocky's first best-selling book, "Wild Men, Wild Alaska." It'll thrill, chill, & challenge you & make you laugh out loud. Scores told Rocky "Wild Men, Wild Alaska" was best book
Rocky C. McElveen3 Nov 2010$2.99

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Keep Walking - Leadership Learning in Action - A Thrilling Story of a Polar Adventure with Powerful Lessons in Leadership and Pe

Keep Walking - Leadership Learning in Action - A Thrilling Story of a Polar Adventure with Powerful Lessons in Leadership and Pe by Richard Hale & Alan ChambersIn 2000 Alan Chambers led the first successful unassisted British Expedition to the North Pole from Canada. Walking 500 miles and enduring remarkable challenges, he was subsequently awarded the MBE for Outstanding leadership in the face of extreme adversity.
Richard Hale &
Alan Chambers
14 Feb 2011$12.99

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No Magic Helicopter

No Magic Helicopter by Carol MasheterWhen the bottom fell out of Carol Masheter's life at age 50, she took up mountaineering to cope with her grief and anger. Little did she know that mountaineering would lead her to try Everest when she was 61 in 2008. "No Magic Helicopter: An Aging Amazon's
Carol Masheter20 Feb 2011$11.99

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Snake-Bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park

Snake-Bitten: Eric Worrell and the Australian Reptile Park by Nancy Cushing & Kevin MarkwellBased on extensive interviews with park staff and supporters, this intriguing biography traces the life of Eric Worrell, the original reptile man and naturalist who established the Australian Reptile Park in New South Wales. Depicting Worrell's larger-than-life
Nancy Cushing &
Kevin Markwell
2 Mar 2011$39.95

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Shipwrecks of Madagascar

Shipwrecks of Madagascar by Pierre Van Den BoogaerdeShipwrecks of Madagascar recounts the stories of about a hundred notable shipwrecks off the coast of Madagascar from ancient to modern times and the fate and adventures of survivors. It covers ships of the mighty Portuguese, Dutch, British, and French
Pierre Van Den Boogaerde26 Apr 2011$9.99

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Inside The Rainbow

Inside The Rainbow by Sandy SinclairIt is a true story of a naive young teaching couple in Alaska before statehood. It includes dealing with a murder, dog team travels on thin ice, being a bush pilot on the Yukon, commercial salmon fishing and growing up to become a sourdough. The title
Sandy Sinclair5 May 2011$4.99

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Captain Cook

Captain Cook by Frank McLynnThe age of discovery was at its peak in the eighteenth century, with heroic adventurers charting the furthest reaches of the globe. Foremost among these explorers was navigator and cartographer Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy.

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Frank McLynn27 Jul 2011$20.00

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Walking on Air

Walking on Air by Janann Sherman

Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902-1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed across the front pages of newspapers across the nation. The press labeled her "second only to Amelia

Janann Sherman2 Aug 2011$30.00

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It's a Fine Day for the Hill

It's a Fine Day for the Hill by Adam WatsonAdam Watson's interest in snow began at 7, the Cairngorms at 9, mountaineering and ski-mountaineering in later boyhood. His book recounts many fine days on the hill in Scotland, Iceland and northern Scandinavia on foot or ski, often on his own in wonderful
Adam Watson16 Aug 2011$44.99

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Gallivanting on Guam

Gallivanting on Guam by Dave SlagleGallivanting on Guam is a humorous and entertaining narrative of a man who moves to Guam to become the general manager of Tropics Gym. Immersing himself into the local culture he succumbs to a lifestyle of philandering and learns to balance his troubles
Dave Slagle28 Aug 2011$3.99

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