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But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,220. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,980. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
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.
Bonded By Water
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Bonded by Water Memoirs of Family and Friends and a unique chronicle of success, surprise, comedy, and tragedy. Three generations of the author’s family and friends will move you from laughter to tears with their creatively linked stories. Follow the Olson family from Minnesota to the wild coast of Southeast Alaska, all the way to the South China Sea and back again.
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.
Tranches d'une vie
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: Canadian French. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ce récit s’adresse aux femmes et aux hommes de quatorze à cent dix ans. L’essentiel est qu’ils partagent la même curiosité quant à des sujets aussi variés que la maltraitance infantile, la difficulté des familles éclatées, la drogue et ses ravages, l’univers psychiatrique et judiciaire, la vie des démunis, les ascensions...
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
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
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
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: 61,620. 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.