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Peru: the Beautiful, the Mystical and the Ugly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Halle McQueen's interest in plant medicine inspired her to go to Peru. However, her naivety and lack of knowledge about local cultures exposed her to many experiences. Some were illuminating with Ayahuasca ceremonies but others were dangerous and very ugly. Her plant medicine knowledge was also challenged when she became very ill. This is a factual account of those times.
Dave (A True Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
'Dave (A True Story) refers to a most interesting experience Elizabeth and I incurred recently. It is the story of human kindness and generosity without restriction or condition that we received from a total stranger.That stranger was a first nation Piikani gentleman who works at the UNESCO World Heritage Site 'Head Smashed in Buffalo Jump' near Fort MacLeod, Southern Alberta, Canada.
Sherman Weaver Autobiography
Price: Free! Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
My autobiography, by Ralph Sherman Weaver.
Three Men Up A Mountain
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
John Furniss and his friends took every opportunity to escape from their work and studies and go climbing together, first in England, Wales and Scotland and later tackling the more challenging peaks of the Austrian and German Alps. Adding the vertical metres together, they scaled more than 13 times the height of Mount Everest.
Confessions Of An Emotional Shipwreck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Adventure » General
Confessions of an Emotional Shipwreck provides us with an incredibly personal and touching account of James Bridgwater’s life, from a shocking childhood tragedy to humorous accounts of his time at boarding school and on throughout his adult life.
In Hemingway's Room
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,270. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016 by Fountain Blue Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In Hemingway's Room is not a literary overview of Hemingway's work nor is it a definitive biographical study, it is a collection of stories about one of the most adventurous hotel lovers the world has ever known gathered by a fellow hotel lover who could never get enough of Hemingway hotel stories when he heard them.
HOMEWARD BOUND
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I had to dig out 40 years’ worth of sailing logs and numerous notes on the life I have lived and the places I have seen. I then began to appreciate what a privileged life I have been given.
Firebrand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016 by Quindaro Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
1848. The Bondi family is leaving for a better life in America. But 15-year-old Anschl doesn’t want to go. He’s found his life’s purpose in Vienna, fighting on the barricades against a tyrant king. But Anschl is about to confront an even more monstrous evil in his adopted land — slavery — and the fight will take him to Kansas and the army of the notorious John Brown. Based on a true story.
Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Investigative journalist Richard Byrne Reilly has published the first biography of Peter Thiel, the controversial billionaire and contrarian behind some of the world's most powerful and disruptive technology companies. "Peter Thiel: Players, Companies, Life," is an unauthorized microbiography that gives the reader a glimpse into the complex mind behind one of the co-founders of PayPal.
Wilderness Life DIY: A City Family Bumbles Towards Self-Sufficiency
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.
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Chaloklum, The Village of No Last Names is about taking a chance. It’s a love story and shows how one can’t help but be influenced by Buddhism, whether or not you’re a follower, while you’re living in its cradle. It’s a tale about finding a home that came in the form of a fishing village on an island in the Gulf of Thailand.
How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
“How to Be Rich, Thin and Happy” tells the story of Sharon Mitchell’s global journey of self-discovery, through which the secrets of health, wealth and wisdom unfolded before her. The answers for every woman are woven through this amazing story that takes place in some of the world’s most intriguing and exotic locations.
John Mullan: Soldier, Explorer, Road Builder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016 by Stewart Nash. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Captain John Mullan is one of the unsung heroes of the American Northwest. He has 42 markers, including 12 statues, 12 stone or pyramid monuments, 12 road signs, and 6 historical markers from eastern Washington to central Montana, for explorations and road construction in 1853 to 1862, all by horseback. The groundwork he laid later became the U.S. highway system and part of Interstate 90
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: 4,230. 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.
Photos of Istanbul & Ephesus
Series: Alexander County Abroad. Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
(4.00 from 1 review)
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: $4.95 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: Free! 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.
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!