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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.
Godfrey: Book One
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Price: Free! Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
The year is 1920 and Godfrey Leduc has a difficult decision to make. Stay on the family farm in rural Quebec or make the move out West and start his own? Family, love, and a bit of humour set against the backdrop of post-WWI Canada make this semi-biographical work an entertaining read for all ages.
Godfrey: Book Two
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Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
In this second book of the Godfrey series, twenty-one year old Godfrey Leduc must endure the many trials and tribulations of starting life in a new land. Learning English. Getting to know the members of the community. Surviving the harsh winters. A poignant and heartfelt, semi-biographical work, Godfrey: Book Two allows readers to experience early Canadian farm life first hand.
One Coast To Another
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Price: $4.79 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: British English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
One Coast to Another is the truly inspirational, heart-warming and awe-inspiring e-book of two white able-bodied thirty somethings who follow hundreds of other people walking from one side of the country to another, just because it's there. Following Alfred Wainwright's route they traverse fells, get stuck in bog, get wet, dry off, drink pints, get dismayed at the lack of pies. It had to be done.
Godfrey: Book Three
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Price: Free! Words: 17,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
1925. It's the height of the twenties and Godfrey Leduc's small farm is prospering. Trouble brews though in the form of Joe Campbell, the town drunk, and a blizzard that catches Godfrey by surprise. Ripe with the humdrum of small town life - gossip, church, Sunday dinners, and talk at the barbershop - Godfrey: Book Three is an entertaining read from start to finish.
Godfrey: Book Four
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Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
It's 1926 and everything is pretty much the same in small town Wainwright. Except Godfrey's met a girl. And not just any girl - Antoinette - the pretty brunette from Saint Dominique, Quebec. Only trouble is, she's Henri's baby sister.
Godfrey: Trouble From Toronto
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Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Canada
Spring 1927. Godfrey and Antoinette are officially an item. That doesn't stop the suave and debonair Eddie Ryerson though. Back from Toronto for a visit, Eddie has his eye on the young women of Wainwright – and Antoinette is in his sights. Meanwhile, Antonia is having a real dilemma getting her choice of treasurer elected for the Wainwright Catholic Women's League and Isaac loses a dear friend.