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Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 122,590. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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Kimiuo Aisek was a seventeen-year old witness to “Operation Hailstone,” the U.S. attack on Truk, “the Gibraltar of the Pacific.” Dianne M. Strong's biography recognizes a humble islander who put Truk Lagoon on the world map for scuba divers, by founding Blue Lagoon Dive Shop in 1973. Through Aisek's eyes readers learn about the Japanese mandate, WW2 in the Pacific, and Aisek's unique legacy.
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.
Life in the ER After Midnight Book 9
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a book about my life as a flight nurse and a veterinarian. All the traumas ar real as well as the stories about my veterinary business.
Life in the ER After Midnight Book 8
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This book is about my life as a flight nurse and veterinarian. All of the traumas are real and all the stories about my veterinary business are real as well.
Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
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.
Relapse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Jake Anderson is a Bering Sea crab fisherman featured on the Discovery Channel documentary television series "Deadliest Catch." In his debut book, "Relapse," Jake serves as an inspiration as he candidly shares his private journey to overcome tragedy.
The Faceless Man
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
Great White Hunters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
But for the Grace of God
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Bonded By Water
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Bonded by Water Memoirs of Family and Friends and a unique chronicle of success, surprise, comedy, and tragedy. Three generations of the author’s family and friends will move you from laughter to tears with their creatively linked stories. Follow the Olson family from Minnesota to the wild coast of Southeast Alaska, all the way to the South China Sea and back again.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!
Who Stole Our Bikes?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
The VISTA Alaska Letters - Little Russian Mission 1969 - 1970
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
I arrived in Alaska in July 1969, accompanied by my wife Suzie, as a VISTA Volunteer. A few days in Anchorage were followed by several weeks of Yupik Eskimo language training at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This training was offered to those of us who had been assigned to Yupik villages.