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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: 61,620. 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!
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....
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pedaling On Purpose
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Imagine an unprecedented, tortuous journey never before accomplished-by anyone. Ken Rogers and friend Steve Anderson quit their jobs to bicycle through every single contiguous lower 48 states in America. With virtually no bicycling experience, training or funding, they pedaled over 10,000 miles raising thousands of dollars helping launch the second chapter in the Make-A-Wish Foundation history.
Bite Size World
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Roger realised that a whole world of cuisine was out there that he knew absolutely nothing about. The idea so fascinated him that he abandoned his job and set out on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the planet, armed with just a suitcase, some phrase books and his palate. Eight months and twenty-five countries later, there had been amazing food, merely good and down right disappointing.
Painted Devils and the Land of Ordinary Men
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Price: $7.75 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Storyline Studio. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This book tells the story of a boy’s journey through the turbulent waters of his own young life during these urgent moments in Equatorial East Africa and Southern Africa. It is a tale of love and loss.
The Number One Best-Selling Autobiography of Someone You've Never Heard of
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,740. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
One man’s journey from the innocence of childhood in rural England to a life of adventure in the heart of Africa.
My Journey
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
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.
Lost in Mangroves
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Zero to Sixty
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system