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Forged In Adversity by Fundacion Mahatma Gandhi
You set the price! Words: 41,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 28, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
All profits from this book will go towards scholarships for children in Medellin. (320 students in 18 years) Harivadan brought a message of non-violence to Medellin through the Gandhi Foundation. It provides educational assistance to the disadvantaged kids of Colombia. Forged in Adversity recounts his tumultuous journey from India, Germany and Colombia and inspires us through his hard-won success.
Setting the Hook, a Diver's Return to the Andrea Doria by Peter Hunt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Peter Hunt crewed on five Andrea Doria expeditions, the “Mount Everest of wreck diving,” in the early 1980s before becoming a Navy pilot. Twenty years later, Hunt set out to dive the famous luxury liner again. An introspective odyssey of memory and heart-pounding adventure, Setting the Hook explores thirty years of extreme diving in a personal tale of learning to accept life’s oldest challenge.
A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir by William Walters & Victoria Golden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018 by Orphan Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"This outstanding memoir is a fully realized treasure." Eric McDowell, US REVIEW OF BOOKS. William Walters was one of the last riders of the American Orphan Trains that transported 250,000 children from the East Coast into the emerging West from 1854 through the 1930s. Homeless at age four, William found an extraordinary path through nine decades of U.S. and world history.
33 Incredible True Stories of Survival by Martin Ettington
Price: $9.99 $7.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 24,430. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
How many of us could survive a raft in the sea for a month to then be put into a POW prison and survive harsh treatment and torture there? These people have all illustrated the power of the human spirit to live through these experiences. And these experiences made them more confident people and better able to live through difficult situations in the future.
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story by Hank Sands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Set in the glorious mountains and plains of the Yukon, North West Territories, Alberta and British Columbia, A Wolf's Moon is a gripping account of Hank Sands' adventures during his 18 years piloting helicopters. Hank Sands joined the RCAF in 1956 and piloted the Canadian-built CF-100 all-weather fighter, before leaving the RCAF to fly helicopters for charter companies. He lives in Victoria, BC.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail by Jill Homer & Tim Hewitt
You set the price! Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
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.
Замуж за Американца. Вихри Моей Судьбы by Elena Pankey
Price: $9.99 $7.49 USD. (25% off!) Words: 55,700. Language: Russian. Published: January 1, 2020 and represented by Elena Pankey. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
В книге рассказывается о странных совпадениях в жизни советской девочки и Американского парня. Девочка жила на берегу Черного моря в 1960х годах и мечтала попасть в Америку. А судьба плела свою собственную историю и через океан связала прошлое с настоящим. Русская девушка встретила свою мечту, своего рыцаря и уехала к нему на Американское ранчо. Сюжет - Золушки.
Twenty-Seven Years in Alaska by Jennifer Hellings
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.
Inside: One Woman's Journey Through the Inside Passage by Susan Marie Conrad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2016 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
In Spring 2010, with her world scaled down to an 18-foot sea kayak and the 1,200 mile ribbon of water called the Inside Passage, Susan Conrad launched a journey that took her north to Alaska. On the way, she forged friendships, lived her dream, and discovered the depths of her own strength and courage.
The Day I Died. True Tales of my Deadly Encounters with Dangerous Snakes, Animals and People by Frederick Sterzel
Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) 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.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee by Diana Neggo
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
Connecting Dors by Niema Ash
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
What a Ride! - Navigating Lifetimes and Portals Together by Francis Xavier Aloisio & Christine Auriela Aloisio
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The authors knew that they were meant to be together for some ‘purpose’ when they met. This book is a travel journal with a metaphysical twist! It is the actual adventures and chronicles of the authors journeying together to sacred lands and portals around the world. They also share their soul’s journey experiencing and navigating through their many lifetimes together. What a ride indeed!
Dare To Try by Cathleen Hope
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,500. Language: Australian English. Published: May 6, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Fascinating people. Deadly obsessions. Dare to Try is a story of journeys. The physical journey through the landscape of the Australian bush reflects the spiritual journey of the author as she faces adversity and the struggles of everyday living and discovers there is purpose and joy to be found as a sojourner in this land.
Without Script by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
Al Cliver aka Pierluigi aka Biondo, encases several lifetimes into one. His coming of age via a vagabond childhood, tossed from one boarding school to another, then an early escape to freedom. In the background, the cultural and social upheavals of the 70's and 80's.The discovery of being '' beautiful '' and his numerous adventures in the world of Italian cinema. A glimpse into an incredible life
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine by Kevin Zahn
Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet by White Wolf Von Atzingen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency by Blythe Tait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Can a clueless city couple learn to build a house in the wilderness completely by themselves? What is life like on 525 watts of power? When is the right time to change a toilet bucket? The answers to these questions and more are in 'Wilderness Life DIY', the tale of a city family who leaves a comfortable city existence to make a home in the Australian Tasmanian wilderness.
Coup D’état Oman by Ray Kane
Price: $4.45 USD. Words: 89,770. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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 academics innocently repeat and so perpetuate what might be termed the official approved version of events, while some other writers repeat rumors, fantasize or lie . Read on to learn the truth.
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