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Escape from Dubai
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,520. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Escape from Dubai is the true story of Herve Jaubert who was offered a lifetime opportunity in the Emirate of Dubai, unbeknownst it was under false pretense, he then found himself the scapegoat for the incompetent and corrupt government officials, trapped with no passport, victim of betrayal, threatened to be tortured and blackmailed by the highest executives of Dubai Government.
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.
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. 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.
Setting the Hook, a Diver's Return to the Andrea Doria
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.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
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.
Mindfulness Behaviour Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012 by ReadOnTime BV. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This book is written as a manual to help the reader develop a personalised mindfulness program just like the participants who attend a Mindfulness Behaviour Training (MBT) course.
THE WEST COAST TRAIL: One Step at a Time
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,540. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The adventure of a lifetime as experienced by two middle-aged buddies who challenged The West Coast Trail and survived to tell the tale. Not a travel guide, this is the true life story of backpacking one of the world's top-ten hiking trails that explores the experience from a physical, emotional, and even a spiritual perspective. Told with humor and insight, it offers every reader inspiration.
Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a Summary of Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster By writing Into Thin Air, Krakauer may have hoped to exorcise some of his own demons and lay to rest some of the painful questions that still surround the event. This summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 368 pages.
Bigfoot in New Jersey: The Garden (State) Variety Sasquatch
Price: $14.40 USD. Words: 25,040. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Pine Winds Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this book WR Matts documents 68 recorded sightings from all across the Garden State. In addition, he provides three comprehensive reports about his own research. Matts explains his personal methodology and his encounter with one eight-foot creature at the Godfrey Bridge Campground in the Pine Barrens. Other chapters discuss how studies of Bigfoot are evolving.
A Last Survivor of the Orphan Trains, A Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,470. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2018 by Orphan Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Homeless at age four, he found an extraordinary path through nine decades of U.S. history.
Disappeared Without a Trace, Vol I: Amelia Earhart
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 34,040. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Amelia Earhart was one of the most well known and admired woman of her age. She lived her dream, however, at a dangerous time, when flight was in its infancy, and simple. The round-the-world flight was to be Amelia’s last and most spectacular flight. When Amelia took off on that fateful day of July 2, 1937, she had no way of knowing that it would be the last day of her life.
A Wolf's Moon: A Helicopter Pilot's Story
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.
Still Floating: Book III - Alone on My Detour to Two on Lucky
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,470. 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.
Across the Big Blue Sea: Good Intentions and Hard Lessons in an Italian Refugee Home
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sex & Relationships » Sex & culture
A GUARDIAN Best Summer Book 2018! "Perfectly done, with so much humor and outrage both, Across the Big Blue Sea says more than most anything I've read about the 'refugee crisis' and how the system is set up to fail, even the best-intentioned and most well-meaning (without shying away from the fact that plenty of people involved are neither)." - Lauren Collins, The New Yorker staff writer
Biker
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,460. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From outlaw biker and bodyguard for Evel Knievel to sailing on the Flagship for Green Peace that had no engine and used kerosene running lights. Experience a hurricane in Cabo San Lucas where 27 boats went up on the beach. Then sail across the pacific with nothing but a sextant, make an 800 mile “error” and then end up arriving as a volcano is erupting!
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
Meet Amelia Earhart: An Illustrated Biography of Amelia Earhart. For Children 8 Years Old & Up.
Series: Meet Famous People, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Living Plus Healthy Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Looking for an inspirational hero to introduce your children to? Amelia Earhart is surely a great choice! "Meet Amelia Earhart" was written for kids age 8 & up (Grade 3 & up). With colorful illustrations, this biography focuses on how Amelia Earhart shows us that seemingly unreachable “dreams” can be accomplished if you're willing to keep working hard until you reach whatever goal you have set.
Without Script
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 123,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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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 Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sir David Attenborough perhaps personifies the title of 'National Treasure' better than any other. Having been on our screens for more than sixty years, his groundbreaking documentaries have continually highlighted the true beauty of nature within our own planet. This book brings together some of his most interesting and thought-provoking opinions on a variety of subjects.

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