Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers

Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,510. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
The Feet of a Princess
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in a middle class neighborhood in Wilmington, Delaware during the time of Sputnik, fall-out shelters, desegregation and the civil rights movement, “The Feet of a Princess” is a front-row seat to a different type of Negro family during an era that history has yet to address. Second Editionl
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sharon sails out alone on in My Detour, and meets the sailor who will change everything. There are setbacks, both in boat and body, but together Sharon and Richard work out a new adventure in the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
25 Who Thrive: The Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: thriving. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Thrive.
Working North - Dew Line to Drill Ship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The chapters that became Working North are stories either told to me by trusted fellow workers or I personally experienced working in the Canadian and American arctic.
Paddling South: Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The stories that became Paddling South, Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe stem from a voyage a high school friend and I took in the fall of 1969. Although there was a forty year wait between voyage and publication, the book retains its accuracy because both John Van Landeghem and I kept separate journals.
The Day I Died. True Tales of my Deadly Encounters with Dangerous Snakes, Animals and People
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 by Rosslyn Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Real-life encounters with wild animals in South Africa, like lions, deadly black mambas, cobras and pythons. Frederick Sterzel is a wise, humorous narrator in total empathy with nature. His fascination with snakes and other dangerous creatures, including a shark and a crocodile, brought him into danger frequently. Attacked and bitten numerous times, he once entered a coma, and was declared dead.
Connecting Dors
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,050. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Connecting Dors – the legacy of sex symbol and superstar Diana Dors, Britain's Marilyn Monroe
On a Wing and a Prayer: A True Story by A Survivor of a Tragic Crash in the Pacific Ocean
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Plane crash in the Pacific. Two of us. Seats torn loose from the floor. Water rising. Jammed exit door. Shark-infested waters. Separated by currents, grievously injured. Night looming. Untrustworthy life vests. Rescue unlikely. Six-foot waves: inhaling and ingesting salt water. Hypothermia winning. Facing death, seeing death …
Twenty-Seven Years in Alaska
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Twenty-Seven Years in Alaska is the story of one woman’s adventures in the remote wilderness of the north. From canoe camping next to unnamed lakes, to kayaking in Alaska’s pristine waters, she describes her many encounters with the bears, moose and other animals that make this wilderness their home.
Starboard Attitude
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00 from 1 review)
In "Starboard Attitude" Bob Bitchin outlines his lifetime of seagoing adventures with a deep soul-searching philosophy than came with it. Bob has truly traveled the world and touched the hearts and souls of thousands of people. You may find yourself in this book, since Bob's strong feelings often match some of the world's great philosophers.
In Search of the Kuskokwim: The Life and Times of J. Edward Spurr
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The U.S. government commissioned J. Edward Spurr, a geologist, author, and explorer from New England, to mount two expeditions to explore and inventory Alaska, traveling thousand miles by canoe and on foot without benefit of telephones, radios, airplanes. The effort almost killed him, but his efforts helped provide detail to regions that had been largely blank on the Alaska map.
An Unlikely Love Story: A City-Bred Musician and a 'Country Boy' Begin a New Life on a Missouri Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sometimes two people from seemingly opposite backgrounds find each other and build a successful life. Ken Weyand tells how his mother, a city-bred only child who became a musician, met and married his dad, an orphan who was following his late mother’s dream to be a farmer. Ken uses diary entries, old family letters, photos and personal recollections to trace his parents’ unique journey.
Salvage (From the South China Sea to the Caribbean Coast: A Deep Sea Story)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Salvage, the long-awaited follow up to Jon May’s first book, Divers, tells of his time with the truly extraordinary South China Sea Ocean Salvage And Towing Company with the dry, dark humour of professionals facing tough, life changing decisions in the face of disaster.
Sex, Salvage & Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reef Perkins has led a colorful life – combat veteran, smuggler, and salvager. He tells all in this funny and fascinating memoir. From near death at the age of four to “the Pimple Years” to the Jack and Jill Dude Ranch to fighting In-Country in Vietnam to Key West Daze, you’ll encounter real-life adventures that are more entertaining than fiction.
Not Another Danger Boy: The Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book two in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events.
Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot "Andy" Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska's vast Koyokuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats. ARCTIC BUSH PILOT is an exciting and sometimes nostalgic account of a pioneer pilot and his special place in Alaska aviation history.
here in SF: City of Hills
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Traveling photographer, Jer Johns, journeys out onto the streets of San Francisco to try to capture 1000 photos of the city over a 30-day period while attempting to sleep on the streets and survive minimally. He is taken in by someone that he met through a Tumblr post and a friendship is made as Jer explores the city meeting some of its many characters.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.

Related Categories