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Whales and Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,820. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Swimming with dolphins, whale-watching tours and seeing animals in the wild are likely to be high on most ‘bucket lists'. The author was lucky enough to indulge her obsession with the wild in several countries, and her enthusiasm abounds throughout this fascinating account of her adventures.
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.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
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!
Witness to War: Truk Lagoon's Master Diver Kimiuo Aisek (Japanese Kanji)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: Japanese. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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, Japanese readers can now learn about Aisek's life from wartime to his unique legacy.
The Story of Joseph Willis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The son of a white man and Cherokee slave, Joseph Willis, gains his freedom and swims the mighty Mississippi on a mule. There, he preaches the first Gospel sermon by an Evangelical west of the Mississippi River.
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.
The Man the Sea Did Not Want
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.