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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
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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: $1.69 USD. 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: $1.69 USD. 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.
The Peking Legations - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 4. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Horror and brutality were no strangers to our author, but he had seen nothing like this. In the four short weeks of the campaign to relieve the Foreign Legations at Peking, military order was replaced by an orgy of looting, execution, rape, torture and murder, described as “an unfolding kaleidoscope of human behaviour more nightmarish and more brutal than any of us could have believed possible."
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country
Under Three Flags in Cuba - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 2. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 66,650. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
George Clarke Musgrave landed in Cuba a warm sympathiser with Spain but for two years he served with the revolutionaries and experienced their suffering. He repeatedly crossed the lines carrying despatches from the insurgent Cuban Government to the Americans and was twice imprisoned, three times wounded, barely rescued from a spy's death and finally arrested and deported under threat of execution.
To Kumassi with Scott - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 1. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 64,080. Language: British English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accurate and entertaining account of Sir Francis Scott’s Ashanti Expedition of 1895-96, vividly portraying the killing fields, the treachery and the debauchery that characterised this gold-rich outpost of the Empire and the ultimate submission of the vicious despot, King Prempeh.
Tomorrow isn't Promised
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Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This story is about the death of my grandma and how it affected my father.
Quick Guide: Three Cups of Tea
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Series: Quick Guides to Novels and Plays, Book 30 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 234. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The book describes one man's efforts in trouble-torn Pakistan and Afghanistan. It describes how he changed from a mountaineer and became a social worker. He started building schools for children in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Long for Bread
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a real life story told by my grandma, which is her memoir actually. She experienced years of terrible drought and starvation in southern Fars, Iran. She used to tell me her stories, her pains and anything happened to her during her 80-year life and it impressed me enough to gather and write the bitter part as a short book. She lost some of her children when they were starving.........