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My Journey
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 98,670. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Born by the side of the road, Jim Woods went on to be a writer and an adventurous big game hunter.
Motors For Nothing, Kicks For Free
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,850. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Motors For Nothing (Kicks For Free)" is not a typical motorcycle book. It's a non-fiction anthology by motorcycle journalist, racer and enthusiast Dain Gingerelli about the bikes he's ridden, raced, tested, and even crashed, since he took up the two-wheel sport in 1965.
Long Hunger: The Sea Share
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Screenplays » Biographical
This is a real life story told by my grandma, which is her memoir actually. She experienced years of terrible drought and starvation in southern Fars, Iran. She used to tell me her stories, her pains and anything happened to her during her 80-year life and it impressed me enough to gather and write the bitter part as a short book. She lost some of her children when they were starving.........
Lost in Mangroves
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
Fire Sail: A Miraculous Attainment of a Family's Dream – Part 1
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a true, almost unbelievable story, of how our Maine family, over a 7-year period and on a shoestring budget, with sweat, tenacity, and what we conceded as Divine Intervention, managed to build a beautiful and seaworthy 40-foot sailboat. Then, a couple of years later, sell most everything we owned, enroll our 2 sons in correspondence school, and sail away for a 2-year adventure.
Queen of the Desert: A Biography of the Female Lawrence of Arabia, Gertrude Bell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
T.E. Lawrence is often credited with bringing diplomacy to the Middle East; in the shadows of every great man you will often find an even greater woman. In Lawrence’s case, that woman’s name was Gertrude Bell. In a time when women didn't go to school, Bell did; in a time when women didn't join the army, Bell secured a job at the Army Intelligence Headquarters in Cairo; she spoke Arabic, Persian,
Zero to Sixty: Memoirs of an Inexplicable Scot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Zero to Sixty perceptively defines the geriatric predicament that we're either already in or will be sooner than we think. At some point, we all begin to take a closer look in that rearview mirror. Bruce simply challenges us to, "Give life its due respect and take it all in with as many laughs as possible...while it is still a laughing matter."
How to Catch an African Chicken ~ A Canadian Woman’s Outrageous but True Story of Marriage Fraud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dancer named Lainie traveled to West Africa and fell in love with a drummer named Keza. After several trips, they got married. Lainie then sponsored him to come to Canada. Soon after Keza arrived, he disappeared. If he collected welfare, Lainie would be responsible for reimbursing the government. She went public with her story and sparked a movement that helped to change an entire system
Six Thousand miles (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Number four in the series that recalls the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy comedic drama this series is for you!
Night of the living Dead Heads (What the hell happened, True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The third in a series of shorts recalling the life of an adventurous if not lucky man. If you enjoy edgy, comedic drama this series is for you.
Casa mia: quattro anni su quattro ruote
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: Italian. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Il terremoto del 2009 in Abruzzo raccontato da un ragazzo di trent’anni, che in seguito al sisma decide di trasferirsi in camper pur di non dover rinunciare a ciò che più ama: scrivere romanzi.
Catch my drift (What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
#2 In a series of the true tales of an adventurous if not lucky man.
The thin ice of life, ( What the hell happened? True stories of a Gen X cowboy )
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The first in a series of short stories that recount the life of an adventurous if not extremely lucky man. If you enjoy edgy, dark comedy this series is one you may certainly enjoy.
There's Fungus on the Mushrooms - or if something can go wrong it will...
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,070. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
There’s Fungus on the Mushrooms – or, if something can go wrong it will! This is the biography of a man who spent almost his entire working life in sub-Saharan Africa and South and East Asia.
Valuable discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In the arctic night, Julie Dorval grabs a lot of rough diamonds containing an exceptional stone in the offices of a mine north of Yellowknife. She also drilled a dark secret.
Toigraphy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,960. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a tale of a Pakistani girl who braves the joys and excitement of trotting over Europe in five months. She visits Vienna, Salzburg, Venice, Rome, Florence, Pisa, Budapest, Ljubljana, Munich, Prague, Paris, Barcelona and lives a dream in Graz. There are many adventures on the way,plenty of missed buses and trains, and always the resilience to arrive at her destination no matter what.
Hot Air Promotions-A Miner's Story of Exploration and Stock Investments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Strike it rich with this miner as he goes from exploring the west for gold or silver and eventually settles in San Francisco where he and his partner work the San Francisco Mining Exchange in early 1900. You win some and you lose some. Or is it true that when you win--you still lose!
Square Peg, Round Hole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
If you have self-confidence issues or you are bored with your life, or you just think you are boring (let's be honest, that's our greatest fear) then this book is for you. It might give you the vital ingredient of inspiration to do something unusual and be interesting. It might make you realize that the world is an exciting place where anything is possible if you want it enough.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,150. Language: British English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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.