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Vasco De Nunez Balboa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe
Vasco De Nunez Balboa journeyed to Santa Maria del Darien in a cask on board one of Francisco de Enciso's ships. Balboa was merely a deck hand after he revealed himself to a most surprised captain. It is lucky for Vasco De Nunez that he wasn't left by Enciso on a desert island. Balboa made it to Darien and became a favorite of the crew. Following an insurrection he rose to lead what is now Panama.
Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,480. 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.
Peaceful Freeman
You set the price! Words: 49,310. Language: English (Welsh dialect). Published: March 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
A story by me a Peaceful Freeman. This book will explain why I made a life changing decision also to go in search for what was missing in my life. What took 23 countries,2 continents,4 ferries,1 desert and many years to find,Then I found what I was looking for in the most unusual place. If interested,there is only one way to find out. So please enjoy Peaceful Freeman. Stay Safe Peaceful Freeman
Photos of Istanbul & Ephesus
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
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This is a companion book to “Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Oh My!” in the Alexander Co. Abroad series. A book filled with photos from Turkey as we explored Istanbul, the city that bridges Europe and Asia and the ancient city ruins of Ephesus near the town of Selcuk in the Izmir province.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Travelers Together
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,600. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Experience the sights and sounds of missionary adventure, as well as the danger and excitement that come with it. You won't even need a passport as Becky Dornhecker takes you along through her many journeys. It's not the love of travel and adventure that compels them, but God's love for all the people along the way. Reading this book will awaken your heart to that same love!
Photos of Venice and Rome
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a companion book to “Italy, Egypt, Turkey, Oh My!” in the Alexander Co. Abroad series. A book filled with photos from Italy as we explored Venice and Rome, one of our first trips abroad after moving to the U.A.E.
Ashlee Vance's Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » New business enterprises
This is a Summary Ashlee Vance's Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. This is an intense book written about Elon Musk. When Musk was initially approached by Vance about the book, he originally declined to work with him. Ant Hive Media reads every chapter, extracts the understanding and leaves you with a new perspective and time to spare.
Not Another Danger Boy: Post Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book three in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events: first unicycle, first psychedelic journey, surviving a superstorm. You know; the exciting stuff!
Leaving America
Series: Alexander County Abroad. You set the price! Words: 51,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
It is a story about an American married couple leaving the United States to live and work in the United Arab Emirates, a small oil rich Muslim country located in the Persian Gulf. Follow the couple as they experience cultural differences and language barriers while adjusting to their new environment. Travel abroad in Europe on weekends and holidays to experience a taste of the old world.
I Did It My Way
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016 by Scrivener Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captured in the early days of WWII, Corporal Wally Hill made thirteen escape attempts while in German POW camps before finally making his long way home. Wally's life story exemplifies the grit and determination of his generation and his strong hold on hope.
Jasper and Van
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Short simple memoirs of my life growing up in Houston, Texas. In this very short story, two young whimsical boys go off on an adventure to find monsters.
CHAPTER 40: A story of resilience
Price: Free! Words: 18,360. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The book is a recollection of my life and the story of resilience. It chronicles my birth, my growing up, challenges and triumphs so far
Чалавек, які збіраў камяні
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,130. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 21, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
У кнізе расказваецца пра жыццёвы шлях нашага суайчынніка Ігната Дамейкі (1802—1889) — геолага, мінералога, даследніка Чылі, рэктара Чылійскага ўніверсітэта ў Сант’яга, нацыянальнага героя гэтай паўднёва-амерыканскай краіны.
Five Years a Mesowarrior
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 155,300. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A woman is given the news that she has Terminal Cancer and has 3 months to live. This story is her battle to get treatment and to beat this disease.
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.
His Life Worth Living
Series: Memoirs. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,740. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Every adversity carries with it the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. ≈ Napoleon Hill ≈ Courage, determination, independence are some of the words to describe George Burtenshaw. His passing, aged one hundred and two years and a half truly showed inspiration with such self-determination, willpower and a ‘what he wanted attitude’ combined with a deep love for his huge family. Born in 1911
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Working North - Dew Line to Drill Ship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The chapters that became Working North are stories either told to me by trusted fellow workers or I personally experienced working in the Canadian and American arctic.
Paddling South: Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The stories that became Paddling South, Winnipeg to New Orleans by Canoe stem from a voyage a high school friend and I took in the fall of 1969. Although there was a forty year wait between voyage and publication, the book retains its accuracy because both John Van Landeghem and I kept separate journals.