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Poems From The Lost World - That fabled land discovered by Percy Fawcett and immortalised by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning, photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
American Trapper: The Life and Death of American Frontiersman Hugh Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1823, Hugh Glass did the unthinkable: he wrestled a grizzly bear...and won. But that is only the beginning of the remarkable tale--Glass, badly mauled with a broken leg, was 200 miles from help. Determined, he set his own leg and made the long journey first by crawling, then by floating down a river. Following the freak encounter with the bear, Glass became a legend. He's considered one of th
महान लेखक श्रंखला 8: अरनैस्ट हैमिंगवे
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Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: Hindi. Published: November 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
अरनैस्ट मिलर हैमिंगवे का जन्म २१ जुलाई के दिन शिकागो के बाहिरी क्षेत्र इलिनायस के ओक पार्क नाम के स्थान पर हुआ था। उनको अमेरिका के सबसे अधिक लोकप्रिय और अधिक पढ़े जाने वाले लेखकों में गिना जाता है। वो एक बहुत सफल पत्रकार भी थे।
Diesel The Wonder Dog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,410. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Dogs
One day, two Siberian Huskies called Diesel and Nastassja, conspire to escape from their home in Cape Town, to go and have fun by the sea. But after their adventure is over, things go wrong and only one of them can find their way home.
Literature Help: The Glass Castle
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The detailed description very efficiently finds its way in the hearts and minds of the readers. This true account of the author’s life is not only very interesting and entertaining, but also highly didactic and inspiring.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in
Something hit my brain and then bounced out
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Price: Free! Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
something hit my brain and then bounced out
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!
Unexpected Wilderness Rescues on Mt Katahdin and the Loyalsock Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are two true tales of heroic wilderness rescues by White Wolf Von Atzingen. Learn how he aided in the airlifting of his friend off of Mt Katahdin's knife edge ridge after a knee injury. Also, find out in detail how he saved someone from stage 3 hypothermia at night in the woods in the middle of a rainstorm. These are just two of the many heroic adventures from White Wolf's life.
Here, There & Everywhere
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado & Naama Maletá-Sarid. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
WHO STOLE OUR BIKES?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.
The VISTA Alaska Letters - Little Russian Mission 1969 - 1970
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I arrived in Alaska in July 1969, accompanied by my wife Suzie, as a VISTA Volunteer. A few days in Anchorage were followed by several weeks of Yupik Eskimo language training at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This training was offered to those of us who had been assigned to Yupik villages.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.