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Inca Treasure - Poems from the Andes of Ecuador
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: Italian. Published: February 23, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: 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.
The Gorge
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Price: Free! Words: 18,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
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.
Poems From The Lost World - That Fabled Land Discovered By Percy Fawcett And Immortalised By Arthur Conan Doyle
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014 by S & S P Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Did you know that Arthur Conan Doyle’s Lost World, really exists? Would you have liked to explore and map this legendary plateau? In 1980–81, Martin Litherland did just that. He tells his story in poems, a linking narrative and stunning photographs, manifesting the emotions as he and his indigenous companions tackle this unexplored and uninhabited tableland.
American Trapper: The Life and Death of American Frontiersman Hugh Glass
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1823, Hugh Glass did the unthinkable: he wrestled a grizzly bear...and won. But that is only the beginning of the remarkable tale--Glass, badly mauled with a broken leg, was 200 miles from help. Determined, he set his own leg and made the long journey first by crawling, then by floating down a river. Following the freak encounter with the bear, Glass became a legend. He's considered one of th
महान लेखक श्रंखला 8: अरनैस्ट हैमिंगवे
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Series: Hindi Stories and Novels (हिन्दी कथा संसार). Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: Hindi. Published: November 10, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
अरनैस्ट मिलर हैमिंगवे का जन्म २१ जुलाई के दिन शिकागो के बाहिरी क्षेत्र इलिनायस के ओक पार्क नाम के स्थान पर हुआ था। उनको अमेरिका के सबसे अधिक लोकप्रिय और अधिक पढ़े जाने वाले लेखकों में गिना जाता है। वो एक बहुत सफल पत्रकार भी थे।
Literature Help: The Glass Castle
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Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The detailed description very efficiently finds its way in the hearts and minds of the readers. This true account of the author’s life is not only very interesting and entertaining, but also highly didactic and inspiring.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: The Ambulance Man And The Spanish Civil War
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Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
There are many stories from the Spanish Civil War that history has forgotten. One such story tells of a Canadian man that came to help a city in exodus. His struggles in the Spanish cities of Madrid, Malaga and Almeria are dramatic, conspiratorial and yet powerfully inspiring. This first book in the "Forgotten Stories" series tells of Norman Bethune, who gave his life for the freedom of others.
Man On The Mountain; A True Story Of Survival At 13,000 Feet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Caught in a sudden blizzard at the crest of Mt. Lady Washington, Colorado, White Wolf realizes he is without protection or direction. Wind-chill temperatures drop each moment and are deadly as he blindly tries to stay alive. Biting winds drive White Wolf’s extremities to freezing in minutes. He can no longer move, with the fierce blizzard limiting his sight to zero. Every second counts.
The Wisdom of David Attenborough: Thoughts of a National Treasure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Ben Berger. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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.
Something hit my brain and then bounced out
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Price: Free! Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
something hit my brain and then bounced out
Unexpected Wilderness Rescues on Mt Katahdin and the Loyalsock Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Here are two true tales of heroic wilderness rescues by White Wolf Von Atzingen. Learn how he aided in the airlifting of his friend off of Mt Katahdin's knife edge ridge after a knee injury. Also, find out in detail how he saved someone from stage 3 hypothermia at night in the woods in the middle of a rainstorm. These are just two of the many heroic adventures from White Wolf's life.
Here, There & Everywhere
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014 by Conrado & Naama Maletá-Sarid. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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A world intense travel of a young man, a sailor. This is a non fiction book about the adventures of a young man at the end of 60s and early 70s in a different conceived planet. It is all about learning, discovering and understanding the global dimensions of our life.
Mayuco - Un Migrante Afortunado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mayuco es un migrante afortunado. Tuvo la oportunidad de legalizar su estancia en los Estados Unidos gracias a una ley emitida en 1987. Este relato es un tributo ofrecido a su excelente manera de ser, su sinceridad y sus buenas intenciones que lo destacan como una persona ejemplar. El libro está escrito en un lenguaje sencillo y fácil de comprender por toda la familia.
Ho Chi Minh Biography - The Secrets of His Life During The Vietnam War
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Series: Biography Series. Price: $3.17 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Who's Ho Chi Minh? He was a great leader who brought the Vietnam's independence from the French colonists. This book is going to show you in action how he handled tough situations and what decisions he made to become a great leader so many people admire today...
Authenic Memoirs of Ellen Schayer 1862-1942 A Well Bred German Lady
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A well educated and literate German Jewess relates her life story in a fascinating way.