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Twenty-Seven Years in Alaska
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,550. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Twenty-Seven Years in Alaska is the story of one woman’s adventures in the remote wilderness of the north. From canoe camping next to unnamed lakes, to kayaking in Alaska’s pristine waters, she describes her many encounters with the bears, moose and other animals that make this wilderness their home.
Starboard Attitude
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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In "Starboard Attitude" Bob Bitchin outlines his lifetime of seagoing adventures with a deep soul-searching philosophy than came with it. Bob has truly traveled the world and touched the hearts and souls of thousands of people. You may find yourself in this book, since Bob's strong feelings often match some of the world's great philosophers.
The Griffon Ship of Rene Robert Cavalier de la Salle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
My e-book considers La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes and his relations with the Native American Senecas. La Salle first came to North America in 1666 and then returned again from France in 1678. Wrecks that might be the remains of the Griffon are located near Manitoulin Island and Russell Island. My text looks at the Niagara Falls Griffon building site as late as the early 20th century.
In Search of the Kuskokwim: The Life and Times of J. Edward Spurr
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The U.S. government commissioned J. Edward Spurr, a geologist, author, and explorer from New England, to mount two expeditions to explore and inventory Alaska, traveling thousand miles by canoe and on foot without benefit of telephones, radios, airplanes. The effort almost killed him, but his efforts helped provide detail to regions that had been largely blank on the Alaska map.
An Unlikely Love Story: A City-Bred Musician and a 'Country Boy' Begin a New Life on a Missouri Farm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Sometimes two people from seemingly opposite backgrounds find each other and build a successful life. Ken Weyand tells how his mother, a city-bred only child who became a musician, met and married his dad, an orphan who was following his late mother’s dream to be a farmer. Ken uses diary entries, old family letters, photos and personal recollections to trace his parents’ unique journey.
Rooftop Horror
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The mysterious 2013 death in Los Angeles of the Chinese Canadian female, Elisa Lam, is revisited in this 1400-word short story. Possible theories are floated (and sunk). Another one in the Psecret Psociety pseries.
Agent 107: A Final Report
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The late, great Agent 107 (Frank von Peck) of Psecret Psociety is remembered in this special 2200-word hagiographical short story.
Salvage (From the South China Sea to the Caribbean Coast: A Deep Sea Story)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Sixth Element Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Salvage, the long-awaited follow up to Jon May’s first book, Divers, tells of his time with the truly extraordinary South China Sea Ocean Salvage And Towing Company with the dry, dark humour of professionals facing tough, life changing decisions in the face of disaster.
Sex, Salvage & Secrets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,780. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Reef Perkins has led a colorful life – combat veteran, smuggler, and salvager. He tells all in this funny and fascinating memoir. From near death at the age of four to “the Pimple Years” to the Jack and Jill Dude Ranch to fighting In-Country in Vietnam to Key West Daze, you’ll encounter real-life adventures that are more entertaining than fiction.
Not Another Danger Boy: The Sequel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Book two in a series of autobiographical short stories based on life-changing events.
私の哲学 三浦 雄一郎 氏
Price: Free! Words: 10. Language: Japanese. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
世界最高峰のエベレスト登頂に、世界最高齢となる80歳224日で成功した、三浦雄一郎氏。82歳になってもなおアグレッシブな氏が目指す、今後のチャレンジ目標などについて伺いました。
Arctic Bush Pilot: From Navy Combat to Flying Alaska's Northern Wilderness
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 57,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015 by Epicenter Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Backed by Wien Airlines, former Navy combat pilot "Andy" Anderson pioneered post-World War II bush service to Alaska's vast Koyokuk River region serving miners, Natives, sportsmen, geologists, adventurers, and assorted bush rats. ARCTIC BUSH PILOT is an exciting and sometimes nostalgic account of a pioneer pilot and his special place in Alaska aviation history.
here in SF: City of Hills
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Traveling photographer, Jer Johns, journeys out onto the streets of San Francisco to try to capture 1000 photos of the city over a 30-day period while attempting to sleep on the streets and survive minimally. He is taken in by someone that he met through a Tumblr post and a friendship is made as Jer explores the city meeting some of its many characters.
Beth of Fresh Air: New Zealand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Beth traded in the desk for a hammock, a company mission statement for a journal, and a 401(k) for a wealth of experiences as she quit her full time job and bought a one way ticket to New Zealand. Her observations, wonderings, and dreams were jotted on napkins and gathered to inspire you to take risks. You name the dirty jobs, she’s done them, making travel and help exchange her new normal.
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!
Then Came Heaven
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 41,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2015 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Then Came Heaven: A memoir, is a source of inspiration and guidance; it serves as a loving example of what it means to live no matter where the truth may lead you or how difficult it may be. It is also a lesson on the patience of change. Each page is the embodiment of hope, trust, knowledge, and self-acceptance to develop a sense of worth within ourselves.
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.