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Adventures in Filmmaking
By Peter Rowe
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 96,140. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Peter Rowe has made over 200 films and filmed movie stars, exploding nature, wild animals, features, documentaries, television series, politics and pop culture all over the world. He has now told the best, funniest and most entertaining stories of his long career in his book "Adventures in Filmmaking". “A must-read for anyone fascinated by the entertainment industry."-Jeff Willner, Traveledge
D-Wack's Last Ride: The Story of Derek Harr
By matt harr
Price: Free! Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A short story about a short kid.
Serendipity on the Water
By Elsan Zimmerly
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of short stories, essays and poems about journeying to Southeast Alaska for a seasonal job and remaining for twenty-six years. I connected deeply to this far-away land finding adventure along every trail hiked, every fjord sailed.
Folie A Duex ( Madness of 2 People)
By Jim Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,500. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Due to mitigating external circumstances, Joe and Helen are forced to travel the world at short notice. A packed Suitcase; passports and cash are always at hand. Throughout their travels they come into contact with 'Off shore' Bankers, Illegal drug manufacturers and an array of colourful bedfellows all of which beggars the Question: will the relationship survive?
Regrets - Maybe Just A Few
By Murray Raynes
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 122,260. Language: Australian English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
After a normal adolescence; equally adept in the classroom and on the sporting fields, Murray moved out into the world with a feeling that whatever needed to be done, he could do it or at the very least he’d give it a try.
Bongo, Bongo, Bongo - Life in the Belgian Congo during the 1920's
By Vera E. Renaud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,190. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by Bruce Alexander Kilgour. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The adventurous spirit of the early European pioneers in Africa is faithfully captured through these descriptive memoirs. Photographs included. Here's something for those who like to take a trip down memory lane, especially when that lane is a jungle lane and you are surrounded by hundreds of bright, hungry eyes on a dark night. An African gem.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
By Edward Slagle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Mariner, soldier, prospector, sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
A Way of Life
By Alec Rainey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Alec Rainey, who is English, after training in cattle management with the 'gauchos' in Argentina, emigrated to Australia in 1966 to work as a jackeroo on a vast cattle station in the Northern Territory, in the Barkly Tableland. They also taught him the art of fashioning stone spearheads and other skills related to survival.He has used extensive notes he took at the time to write this book.
¿Asi Que Desea ‘SER’ Un Apicultor?
By David/Max Curtis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Emociones y sobresaltos de una familia apicultora. El primer volumen de una trilogía, este primer título abarca los primeros años en que la familia se inició en la apicultura, entre 1960 y 1972. La historia se ubica en Oregón del sur y relata una época de inocencia y de grandes recompensas de las naturaleza, enmarcadas por un ambiente rústico.
He Did What??!!?!
By Michael Leggero
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Mike Leggero is one of the most interesting people around. If you share the theory of enjoying life and spreading comedy and happiness then you will love this book. His adventures impact people all over the planet. This book is a collection of short stories that will make you laugh, and shake your head in disbelief all at the same time.
50 Tales of Flight: From Biplanes to Boeings
By Owen Zupp
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
In “50 Tales of Flight”, the reader is not simply taken aloft in everything from biplanes to Boeings as the title may suggest. True, the flight deck door has been cracked ajar and the canvas cover pulled back from the open cockpit, but this book is built from the ground up. From the alarm clock buzzing to begin the airline pilot’s day to the sound of silence when a light aircraft engine fails...
Juan Patrón: A Fallen Star in the Days of Billy the Kid
By Paul Tsompanas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Brandylane Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Juan Patrón lived through one of the bloodiest chapters of the American West. Reputed for his heroics, Patrón tried to tame a frontier plagued with violence, illiteracy and greed - first as a teacher, then as a desperado hunter, and eventually as a speaker of the territorial house of New Mexico - before meeting his fate at the hands of a Texas cowboy in a dramatic showdown.
A Lifetime of Small Adventures
By Bill Birnbaum
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
An adventurer’s stories from childhood to senior years including crash landing in a small plane in rural Mexico and surviving numerous close-call hitchhiking experiences. At age 64, when turned down by the Peace Corps’ medical department, Bill and his wife sold their home and moved to Peru where they created their own volunteer opportunities. If you love adventure, this book's for you.
Science Fiction Novels About Oil Gas Energy
By Chase Leo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Frank Herbert's novel touches on addictions to oil. Chase Leo enters bookstores in Ankara, Paris, Istanbul and New York City, only to find that Herbert's readers discuss the petroleum industry with Dune's interplanetary games in much the same way. Chase Leo traveled north of San Francisco to Santa Rosa, California, where Frank Herbert was an editor for the local newspaper The Press Democrat.
Where Destiny Leads
By Anthony Hargreaves
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
this is the story of an adventurous young man, that bored with main stream Britain headed off to travel the world, finally working on a huge cattle station in Northern Australia. The world was a very different place than we see today. It offers fascinating insights into life that seems long ago and shares many of the experiences with memorable pen portraits, of people and events.
Au delà des limites
By George Leblanc
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: French. Published: January 26, 2013 by Richard Plourde. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Afin de transmettre ce que j’ai vécu personnellement lors de quelques-uns des événements marquants et inoubliables de ma carrière de skipper, j’ai écrit « au-delà des limites » et «L’océan prédateur». Ces deux bouquins, indu-bitablement, en disent long sur mes états d’âme, mes bonheurs, mes malchances, ma manière d’aborder les problèmes, et de lutter contre les éléments déchaînés.
То,что Вы не должны делать ,чтобы стать писателем...
By Francisco Angulo
Price: Free! Words: 8,220. Language: Russian. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Пролог. Если когда-нибудь вы надумаете стать писателем, то не пропустите эти истории! Десять коротких историй о вещах ,происшедших со мной ,при попытке стать писателем.. «Это не роман,это сборник рассказов». То,что Вы не должны делать ,чтобы стать писателем....
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
By Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
After Everest: The Experiences of a Mountaineer and Medical Missionary
By T. Howard Somervell
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 100,060. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013 by Alan Jones. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The memoir of the remarkable T. Howard Somervell, best known for his role in the British expeditions to climb Mount Everest in the 1920s, including the legendary second attempt during which George Mallory and Sandy Irvine vanished on their way to the peak. Somervell also recounts his early climbing days in Europe, the horrors of the front during WWI, and his medical work among the poor of India.
Der Urgrossvater
By Rolf Bahl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: German. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Seit frühester Jugendzeit, hörte der Autor von den Verwandten erzählen, dass sein Urgroßvater um das Jahr 1870, unter Zurücklassung von Frau und Kind, aber mit einem beachtlichen Vermögen nach Amerika ausgewandert ist, aber danach nie mehr von sich hören ließ!Neugierig geworden, machte sich der Autor auf die Spuren des Urgroßvaters, und siehe da, was er an Land zog, war mehr als eine große Überras