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An Unlikely Love Story: A City-Bred Musician and a 'Country Boy' Begin a New Life on a Missouri Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sometimes two people from seemingly opposite backgrounds find each other and build a successful life. Ken Weyand tells how his mother, a city-bred only child who became a musician, met and married his dad, an orphan who was following his late mother’s dream to be a farmer. Ken uses diary entries, old family letters, photos and personal recollections to trace his parents’ unique journey.
How I Escaped from the USSR (Как я бежал из СССР)
Price: Free! Words: 14,330. Language: Russian. Published: August 3, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This autobiographical novella takes Dimitri Sokolenko from that gloomy farce of life in the USSR, through inane bureaucracy and danger, into India, Nepal, Pakistan, Italy and finally the United States. Этот автобиографический рассказ повествует о полном опасных приключений пути Дмитрия Со­коленко из глубин фарса советской бю­рократии, через Индию, Непал, Па­кистан и Италию в Соединенные Штаты.
Rooftop Horror
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The mysterious 2013 death in Los Angeles of the Chinese Canadian female, Elisa Lam, is revisited in this 1400-word short story. Possible theories are floated (and sunk). Another one in the Psecret Psociety pseries.
Agent 107: A Final Report
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The late, great Agent 107 (Frank von Peck) of Psecret Psociety is remembered in this special 2200-word hagiographical short story.
Not Another Danger Boy: The Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book two in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events.
私の哲学 三浦 雄一郎 氏
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: Japanese. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
世界最高峰のエベレスト登頂に、世界最高齢となる80歳224日で成功した、三浦雄一郎氏。82歳になってもなおアグレッシブな氏が目指す、今後のチャレンジ目標などについて伺いました。
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,920. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by D.A. Thompson. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped establish new frontiers. As a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, he helped bring the gospel to foreign lands.
Vasele de Croaziera: Viata ascunsa de pe un vas de croaziera
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 144,740. Language: Romanian. Published: June 21, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Subiectul tratat in carte este despre viata pe un vas de croaziera, cu bune, cu rele, pe scurt... dincolo de usile inchise, volumul 1. Spaga, santaj si mafie, rasism dar si iubire. Faze comice de ambele parti, pasageri si echipaj. Info de asemenea cum, cand si unde sa mergi intr-o croaziera. Lectura placuta. Prosperitate si Dumnezeu sa va binecuvanteze!
The Man the Sea Did Not Want
Series: Being Silly and Serious with A R Dent. Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
A story of a true event in a young man's life. The story was retold to a stranger and this is the conversation. A journey of discovery of becoming a man shortly after his twenty first birthday. Later he painted his experience in contemporary art and the art was the reason for the discussion.
El Traductor
You set the price! Words: 25,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Memorias sobre mi oficio como traductor en una agencia de matrimonio, los engaños que se perpetraron en ella.
The Journey of a Lifetime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
During six magical months my brother and I explored deep jungles, climbed mighty mountains, dived the deep blue tropical oceans, visited pulsating cities, met strange and lovely people, parachuted and bungee-jumped, canoed and trekked. We lived and breathed a dream we had looked forward to ever since we were mere children, and we wrote it all down as the journal that is The Journey of Lifetime.
Inca Treasure - Poems from the Andes of Ecuador
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The legend of lost treasure of the last Inca king, Atahualpa, is guarded by remote, mist-veiled mountains in central Ecuador. Martin Litherland was summoned to explore this region and these poems, linking narrative and photos tell the story, as he and his companions tackle this essentially unexplored and uninhabited mountain range. Read about the treasure, gold fever, and the man with one hand.
Viaggi Avventura
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ci si unì una carovana che, viaggiando 1.500 chilometri a sud, raggiunse Medina e ha visitato la tomba del profeta Maometto. Poi si recò a La Mecca, dove ha completato il suo pellegrinaggio e ha preso il titolo di 'Haji'. Lasciò cadere l'idea di tornare a casa; dopo un mese trascorso alla Mecca, si unì a una grande carovana di pellegrini di ritorno in Iraq attraverso la penisola arabica.
Marco Polo Vita E Tempo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ci sono voluti 4,5 anni per raggiungere la Persia, via India. Dopo aver consegnato la sposa al re, si sono recati a Venezia dove sono arrivati nel 1295. Erano stati assenti per 24 anni. Avevano meravigliose storie da raccontare i loro viaggi in tanti paesi.
Ibn Battuta Vita e Tempo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ibn Battuta è segnalato per aver detto quando era molto giovane che è stato "influenzato da un impulso prepotente dentro di me e un desiderio a lungo accarezzato nel mio seno per visitare questi santuari illustri." Ha preso la decisione finale di smettere la sua famiglia e la città per motivi di viaggio.
Al Beruni Vita E Il Tempo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Egli era ben preparato in diverse lingue: siriaco, arabo, persiano, ebraico e sanscrito. Anche se non sapeva greco, aveva familiarità con le opere di Platone e altri filosofi greci, avendoli letti traduzioni arabe. Ha fatto tournée nelle regioni circostanti. Durante i suoi viaggi, ha incontrato Avicena che era anche un grande studioso.
The Delaplaine Lord Byron - His Essential Quotations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are Lord Byron's most essential quotations culled from as wide a variety of source materials available. They have been compiled, edited and carefully selected for inclusion in this book by that well-known Quote Monger, Andrew Delaplaine. The original illustrations are by his sister, Renee. Learn about the man’s wit and wisdom from his very own words.
Poetic Memoirs of a Young Son
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2015 by Logger Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Poetry » African Poetry
A Young Man, His ways, His thoughts, His Journeys, Adventures and Travails, His views on women and sexuality, right here in Poems... Buy this very ebook about the journey, travails, pains, romance and lessons of an African Boy and Support child education in Developing countries
The Gorge
Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is the true story of a Venturing Crew's harrowing journey through Hellsgate Wilderness and down Tonto Gorge. Follow a well-meaning youth leader as he and his boys set off on a backpacking trip that quickly pushes them to their limits and ultimately forges a bond for life.