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8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,600. 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: $0.99 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: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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: 64,860. 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.
Ho Chi Minh Biography - The Secrets of His Life During The Vietnam War
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Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Who's Ho Chi Minh? He was a great leader who brought the Vietnam's independence from the French colonists. This book is going to show you in action how he handled tough situations and what decisions he made to become a great leader so many people admire today...
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.
Authenic Memoirs of Ellen Schayer 1862-1942 A Well Bred German Lady
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A well educated and literate German Jewess relates her life story in a fascinating way.
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.
Fame: 50 Cent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
50 Cent's life is as dramatic as any of his songs. Bluewater takes a look at the rapper's life, his feuds, and, most importantly, his music.
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.
The Lost Expedition: Colonel Fawcett's Fate Searching for the Amazon's Lost City of Z
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Lost Expedition is the true story of Colonel Fawcett’s 1925 disappearance searching for an ancient lost city hidden in the Amazon. Since that time Fawcett’s fate has remained a mystery. Now, author Bob Martin has built a well-documented case establishing the ultimate fate of the lost explorer. And along the way he has written a thrilling tale of adventure, courage, determination and tragedy.
Coup D’état Oman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
In Oman on 23 July 1970, Ray Kane led the only coup d’état executed by British Officers in living memory. All accounts of the coup by writers and academics repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the British government – approved version of events. Read on to learn the truth.
Fire Sail: The Journey Continues – Part 2
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,700. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Fire Sail: The Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream– Part 1 describes the 7 yrs of trials & tribulations as the Marins build a 40-foot sailboat from a bare hull in Maine. Not a travelogue, the story follows their lives and events on a two-year live-aboard adventure. Part 2 finds the Marins sailing deep into exotic seas. Along the way they make new friends and experience new adventures.