Books tagged: explorers

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Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The True Story of the Death of Captain James Cook
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Native Hawaiians have long been confused by the history they learn at school, which doesn’t match up with the family stories they have heard so often from their elders. Drawing on oral histories and personal interviews with elderly Hawaiians, author Jack Kelly presents this first essay in a series of modern treatments of Hawaiian history.
Behold the Fountain of Youth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A strapping conquistador and his violet-eyed lover, a budding voyager, are left to struggle with consequences caused by the discovery of the Fountain of Youth.
The Treasures of Shamarkand - Wanderers to Shamarkand
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
A long time ago, after helping create the nations of The Copper Seas, the folk of Shamarkand vanished, leaving behind their ark; filled with treasures and wonders beyond imagination. Mimico; a young wooly puppy from the lands of Arabim sets out on an adventure throughout The Copper Seas, in search of Shamarkand. Mimico will never give up his dreams, after all; we are nothing without them.
Moon Base One: Ascension
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2011 by Father's Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Young Dean Autumn wants nothing more than to go to the Moon. After much hard work he was finally selected by the Federation of Galaxy Explorers as the first kid to land on the Moon.
Nathaniel's Bloodline
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Series: The Asker Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,050. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
A novel about Australian First Fleet convicts and their families. Nathaniel's Bloodline is based on historical events in the earliest days of convict settlement in New South Wales. It is also about fair-dinkum Aussie battlers chasing their dreams, and running from gangsters and corrupt law men. Fast moving, gripping action with lots of twists and turns.
Brenda My Darling
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Love Letters of Fridtjof Nansen to Brenda Ueland, some of the most passionate, eloquent, and candid love letters ever written.
La Virada Por La Estela de la Adversidad: El Cuarto Viaje Desafortunado De Cristóbal Colón
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This dual-language book about the calamitous fourth voyage of Christoper Columbus is designed for English-Speakers studying Spanish. The Spanish text is shown in boldface followed immediately by the English translation in italics. One can easily read the book in Spanish as one normally would or quickly check the translation to see how good their comprehension is.
The Missouri Connection: Profiles of the Famous and Infamous
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Reference
The Missouri Connection is a multi-cultural book which includes more than fifty short profiles of men and women who once lived in Missouri. Through their stories, the reader will learn how politicians,entrepreneurs, scientists,and others overcame obstacles, allowing them to contribute to our nation. Read about people during the Civil War, World War I & II, Women's Right Movement, and other events.
Jhyoti: Planetside
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Specialist Jhyoti sen Chandar, exoanthropologist on the Alliance ship Solar Wind, thought she had left behind the harsh caste system of her home planet. Unfortunately, it followed her aboard in the person of Engineer Parma sen Harpar: young, hostile and with a secret that will endanger both women. Includes a bonus short story: STATION OSCX-9.