Books tagged: cumbria

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Points of Contact: On the Practice, Philosophy, and Pleasures of Fell Walking
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 59,530. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Are you passionate about walking and climbing, perhaps in areas such as Scotland and the English Lake District? Or do you simply have a curiosity about those activities and those places? Points of Contact is the book for you. Knitting geology, history, and meteorology into an illuminating exploration of the world of fell and hill walking, it is by turns descriptive, humorous, and poetic.
Contour Lines: On the Path to a Thousand Mountains
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Price: $4.70 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mick Harney returns with more unique perspectives on fell and hill walking in Scotland and the English Lake District. He offers a fresh crop of new and compelling insights, including many detailed descriptions of individual mountains, the paths we take to them, and what they reveal to and about us.
Weep Not The Widow
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you want a crime story with a beginning, a middle and an end? Well, look elsewhere, because this isn't it. Instead, this story is told by way of a series of newspaper articles covering a crime. It's up to you, the reader, to decide what's true and what isn't, who you believe, who's just trying to sell newspapers and what actually happened. Why it all happened is worth thinking about, too.
British Weekend Jaunts - Tour 2 - 4 Days Touring The English Lake District, Cumbria
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Series: British Weekend Jaunts, Book 2. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 31,510. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
This 4 day car jaunt takes you through breathtakingly spectacular scenery to high mountain passes, lush green valleys, tranquil lakes and cosy old coaching Inns. It visits romantic olde worlde stone cottages, castles, ancient stone circles, Roman forts & bustling Georgian towns with small independent quirky shops. This illustrated ebook gives directions, maps, info & tips used by the author.
Moses Trod
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 225,060. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A drama of contrasts where two generations intertwine through the life of one man, encountering music, wealth, women, artists, good times and bad as he struggles to come to terms with life and love, always meaning to leave the world a better place. Beneath this fast flowing story lies Moses, a tramp who wanders the streets and hills. 'It was the hills that made him...'
Rucksacks and Renegades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,710. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Youth hostels... to some they mean adventure, international travel, respite from pressures of city living; to others they're just doss-houses full of great outdoors bores. But fear of redundancy is a universal one, understood by high flyers and minions alike, and when closure threatens one lakeland hostel a highly unorthodox survival strategy unites warring staff.
Ghost Mountain
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Lovely short story of a lost soul that finds himself in the Lake District of England. The story leads the reader through learning how to help and ultimately love others and yourself.
The Mardale Hunt - A History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,210. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Using material written at the time and original photographs, this book tells the story of the Mardale Hunt and the annual Shepherds' Meet that for centuries took place in the now flooded Mardale valley.
Three Score Years and Ten
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by E-Books Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This, Elizabeth Love's fifth published book, is a condensed profile of the man she met 14 years ago and a short record of their friendship.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume Two
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Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book is another dip into recollections of life in the English Lake District during the ‘50s and ‘60s. Ron Black was born and bred in the English Lake District, like his forefathers, and here relates some of his memories of hunting with hounds, competing in fell races, the heroic exploits of his family members, along with historical accounts written in the 1800s and earlier. 24,000 words.