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The Path to Heaven Lies Just Beyond Hell by Glenn Madden
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,600. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
My full name is Glenn Keith Madden. This is my biography of sorts and a little more. This will tell you the story of how I went from living in the country where I was born outside the small town of Ware Shoals South Carolina to where I am now at the time of this writing, Bandung Indonesia.
J. S. Elcano. Tras la huella by Julián Díaz Alonso
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 53,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
J. S. Elcano. Tras la huella. Es una biografía actualizada que tiene su origen en el proyecto de investigación realizado por Julián Díaz Alonso para el comisariado de la gran exposición producida por Itsasmuseum Bilbao y Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastián. Ha exigido una pormenorizada investigación de la abundante documentación disponible con el objetivo de acercarnos un poco más a Juan Sebastián.
Fate on a Folded Wing by Tiffany Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
In 1964, at age 27, Joan Merriam Smith made history when she became the first person to complete a solo flight around the equator and the youngest woman to fly around the world. In Fate on a Folded Wing, author Tiffany Ann Brown brings Joan’s high-flying journey to life.
Disappearing: The Story of a Modern Would-Be Nomad, The People he Upset and the Many Who Died by Chris Heal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,620. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2019 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
You may assume that most of this book is fantasy, but the facts check out. You sense that the author has been there, from rock climbing to Van Gogh, from flamenco to the Biafran war, from begging in Winchester to travelling through the Sahara. Much of the story may be true. It could even mostly be true.
Vignettes of a Writing Doctor by Peter Steele
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,640. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a lifetime of travelling the world on mountain-climbing adventures, Peter Steele has written about his beloved mountains and some of the men who shared his passion. But the stories that are closest to his heart are the ones closest to his home. These 70-odd pieces reflect over half a century of writing, especially during his time in Atlin and the Yukon.
Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere Vol III Beyond The Far Horizon by Sebastian Jaymes
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 85,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Book III of the "Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere" trilogy is about a boy who dreamed of seeing the world and became an adult that did just that both professionally and in his personal life. Come share the adventures.
Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada by Germán Arciniegas
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,040. Language: Spanish. Published: May 13, 2019 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Biografía del letrado y conqusitador español Gonzalo Jiménez de Quesada fundador de la actual ciudad de Bogotá Colombia, escrita con la maestría, buen gusto literario y profundidad analítica de la influencia de América en Europa y no solamente al revés como se ha creido por siglos, propia de la pluma de Germán Arciniegas. Infaltable lectura para entender origen sociopolítico de Colombia y América.
Pedals, Paddles and Potholes: How One Man Lost His Health, Heart and Hope, and the Inspirational Story of His Miraculous Recovery by Paul OBrien
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2019 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Paul O’Brien was a 26-year police veteran. After retiring, he was diagnosed with cancer, depression and anxiety and also experienced other life challenges. Paul overcame all this and, in the process, rode a bike 235kms and kayaked Bass Strait. This is his story of inspiration and triumph.
The Journey — Hunting the World A Life of Dreams by John McAteer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this book, John shares his experiences of hunting all over the world, the interesting people he met while doing this and some tasty recipes for the amazing animals he harvested. Recipes are also included for each animal.
Desert Soliloquy by David Rice
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Starting in year 2000, I spent 29 months living alone in a cave in the desolate wilderness of the Avawatz Mountain Range (which borders the southeast side of Death Valley). This is my memoir about that time period.
Ship of Dreams by Charles T. Whipple
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
"'Lucky is the man who is obsessed with the sea, and the one who builds a craft worthy of her greatest challenge.' This book might be the closest thing to accomplishing both, whether you sail or not." --Corinne Joy Brown, bestselling author of "Hidden Star", winner of the New Mexico/Arizona book award, historical fiction.
Cowboys Don’t Fly by John Steed
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 90,250. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Adventures in African Aviation. In the colonial era, John Steed starts life in Kenya as a soldier and businessman. Learning to fly on jets in the RAF, he return to Africa and has many escapades including deportation from Uganda. Later, in Rhodesia, he becomes an aviation entrepreneur, TV presenter and wartime bush pilot. Air translocation of a rare Black Rhino ends this entertaining memoir.
Tiddlers in a Jam Jar: A Walkabout Across the Longitudes & Other Strange Encounters by Brian Priest
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A delightful blend of adventure, travel memoir and literary non-fiction. Brian’s story begins in wartime Britain when his world exploded into flames and flying debris with blackness on the windows of houses. He tottered, war-damaged, on purple-cold legs his nose-dribble rounds of a hospital, and dreamt away treadmill school years, to globe-trot on a 50-year odyssey.
Escape from Dubai by Herve Jaubert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,850. 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.
Senza Copione by Pierluigi Conti
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Italian. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Al Cliver, Pierluigi, ‘er Biondo’. Tante vite vissute contemporaneamente. Un’educazione rigidissima, un’infanzia da vagabondo, sballottato da un collegio all’altro, fino alla fuga, precocissima, verso la liberta. Sullo sfondo, il mondo che attraversa gli stravolgimenti culturali e sociali degli anni 70 e 80. La scoperta di essere’’ bello’’ e tra le tante avventure l’incontro con il cinema.
The Altai Chronicles: Tablets of Light by Carol Hiltner
Series: The Altai Chronicles. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In a dream, Carol Hiltner was called to the sacred mountains of Altai—in remotest Siberia. Her task, she was told, was to open an interdimensional door and to translate Tablets of Light as a gift for all humanity. Her search took her far beyond those physical mountains, deep into the wildernesses of her own soul.
Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere Vol II Wild Boys and Girls Of The Road by Sebastian Jaymes
Series: Memoirs From The Road To Everywhere Vol I The Road To Rock n Roll. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Vol II Author Sebastian Jaymes Trilogy about the adventures he finds as he works his way around the world "on someone else's dime" in the entertainment industry.
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
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.
Damaged Souls The Exploitation of Society’s Most Vulnerable by Alice Walsh
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Phillip McGraw of the Dr. Phil show defines psychopaths, sociopaths and other bad characters as BAITERs, an acronym for Backstabbers/Abusers/Imposters/Takers/Exploiters/Reckless people. However, despite his contempt for such people, McGraw has at one time or another exhibited many of their characteristics.
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