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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.
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.
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 - 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.
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: 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.
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: Free! 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."