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Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
It was the start of a brand new life, but Tom Allen’s bicycle journey round the world takes an unlikely detour when he falls in love with an Iranian-Armenian girl. Written alongside the award-winning documentary film of the same name, Janapar is an honest and life-affirming true story of finding what you’re looking for when you least expect it.
Solo Flight
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction
'Solo Flight' takes the reader into the skies on the journey of a lifetime. Nearly 200 images bring this story to life, while well chosen words paint an equally vivid canvas. Beyond the 7,500 miles that passed beneath his wings, the author tells a tale of remote communities, forgotten heroes and family bonds that are stronger than life and death.
From Then To Now Edited Version
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Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In this True Life Adventure, you will meet Rebazar Tarzs, a RealGuide from the secret part of Life. You as the reader will find yourself moving into new vistas and ethereal worlds of magnificent beauty, beyond what you can imagine for yourself. In Unseen Universes, there is a TruReality so Real, that it would definitely seem as though it could not exist at all. www.duanethegreatwriter.info
In the Cockpit with Barron Hilton
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Barron Hilton, the retired chairman, president, and CEO of Hilton Hotels Corporation, founded the Hilton Cup, an international soaring competition, and sponsored Earthwinds Hilton and Global Hilton, efforts to circumnavigate the earth in a manned balloon. He is a recipient of the Gold Air Medal of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale and an International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductee.
Casse-croûte
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: French. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Parachuté en plein conflit du Vietnam, il redoute que chaque aube ne devienne aussi fugace qu’une balle traçante... et finit par plier bagage, désemparé comme un funambule ayant perdu son balancier...
Wayfaring Traveler: Call to Adventure
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Series: The Wayfaring Traveler, Book 2. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Readers of Wayfaring Traveler, Whale Rider of the Tide, the first book in this series, have “pulled up a chair, and set awhile.” A cheery hey, and set ye down, if you’ve just arrived. You’ll find a hearth fire welcome here, stories of land, deep sea, deep space, and our humanity.
Walk Around The Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A beautiful example of what is possible if you set your mind to something and put in the effort to achieve it. Her life is an amazing story of surviving every hardship after the war in Vietnam. Told through the eyes of a child as she grows into adulthood, Diem’s indomitable spirit, positive attitude, and love of life shine through every word. Take Diem's hand and walk with her around the tree.
Santa Rosa California Green Van
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
My parents found a giant San Francisco tour van for sale. The inside had seats for a dozen people touring San Francisco each day. They bought the van so my dad could rest. He had lung cancer. Mom helped my father take out the seats to create a bed in the back of the van. While my mother was teaching Math, my father could drive to the redwood forests, ocean beach, and over the Golden Gate Bridge.
Expedition Diaries - In The Throne Room of the Mountain God
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Expedition Diaries is the journals and memoirs of a mountaineer. A mountaineer who had a dream, and then made that dream a reality. Through avalanche, storm, death, trials and tears he fought on to live his dream. Read about the adventures as they were written.
A Bedside Book For Older Cavers
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.
The Algarve Asparagus Man Plus One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,390. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a relocation book like no other. Read about David Collins' crazy but ultimately successful scheme to leave a well-paid career in the UK and reinvent himself as the ‘Algarve Asparagus Man' in a tiny Portuguese village way back in the 1980s. You'll be laughing and you'll be crying when you read about the trials and tribulations he and his wife had to endure: flash floods and frosts
Ned Kelly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ned Kelly is Australia's Robin Hood. Born in 1854 into a poor Irish Catholic family, he and his brother Dan were always in trouble with the police even as kids. With their two friends Joe Byrne and Steve Hart, they eventually became outlaws, robbing banks but giving the money they took to help the poor and oppressed people of Victoria Colony. Read all about the adventures of Ned and his gang.
Journey To South Africa
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is a true auto biography of how, a dream came true and the author and family immigrated to South Africa in 1968, during the Apartheid years, and of what it cost them to make this decision. The places they visited and of how they built up their new lives and re-settled, even though there were a few draw backs. Having been unaccepted firstly by the Afrikaner community they struggled to settle.
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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My unbelievably incredible adventures as a United States Army dentist in the Pacific theater of World War Two, the path that led to my being there, and how the experiences helped me discover who I am.
Find Colombian Women and Dominican Women Easily
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a must read if you like beautiful women and you have a sense of adventure.
Our Alaska Life
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peg and Darrel live on the edge of a small community in the interior of Alaska where sled dogs outnumber humans 6 to 1. Our Alaska Life is a compilation of journal entries from 2007 and 2008. Crazy moose, 50 below, forest fires, hauling water, dog sledding on glaciers and of course the dogs - it's all part of their life.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 187,100. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Hace un siglo tuvo lugar en la lejana Antártida un drama que conmocionó a sus contemporáneos y cautivó la imaginación de varias generaciones. El destino del capitán Scott y sus compañeros es parte de una historia épica de lucha y muerte, triunfo y fracaso, ambición, amistad, esperanza y decepción.
Glad To Be Alive
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 155,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A very direct account of the difficulties that Patricia Parkes has encountered throughout her life whether through breakdown of health and work or family rows and feuds.
Setting the Hook, a Diver's Return to the Andrea Doria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,110. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peter Hunt crewed on five Andrea Doria expeditions, the “Mount Everest of wreck diving,” in the early 1980s before becoming a Navy pilot. Twenty years later, Hunt set out to dive the famous luxury liner again. An introspective odyssey of memory and heart-pounding adventure, Setting the Hook explores thirty years of extreme diving in a personal tale of learning to accept life’s oldest challenge.