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By laila ouhssaine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 120,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
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.
Janapar: Love, on a Bike
By Tom Allen
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.
From Then To Now Edited Version
By chris courage
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
The Algarve Asparagus Man Plus One
By David Collins
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
A Voyage Of Self Discovery
By Walter Areinoff
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 139,620. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
La última marcha. El capitán Scott en el Polo Sur
By MANUEL F FERNANDEZ MARTINEZ
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
By Patricia Parkes
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.
Nomad
By Winston Brown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,720. Language: Australian English. Published: June 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
An exciting novel, non fiction, about the establishment of an aviation company in Papua New Guinea in the post independence era. Jealousy of the existing operators and a Company Secretary endeavouring to wrest control from the founder provides a story of conflict, determination and intrigue. The result of which keeps the reader in suspense from cover to cover.
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.
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.
3mph: The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World
By Polly Letofsky
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,430. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents, by foot, to become the first woman to walk around the world. As an awareness campaign for breast cancer, strangers welcomed her into their homes and the world embraced her. But when 9/11 flung us all into world history she found herself navigating a vastly changing world.
The Bucko Mate: Twenty Years in the Merchant Marine
By Kevin Zahn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,710. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Bucko Mate describes the author's seafaring experiences sailing as an officer in the American merchant marine. Mates lived a colorful life few have ever experienced. From the storms, fog, waterfront bars and union halls, to the near collisions, deaths at sea, fights, dangerous cargo and foreign lands, it is an exciting life. This is my way of getting some of that colorful era written down.
Notes of Sakhalin hunter. Selected stories
By Valery Maslov
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 115,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Фирсово – Чехов. Зимний туристический маршрут, сквозь два хребта. Первый соболь. Таёжно-промысловые охотничьи будни. Что такое соболь, как его брать. Красная икра -3. Подготовительные операции и заготовка лососевой красной икры браконьерским способом. Встречи с хозяином тайги.
Russian Documents Mongolian Dust
By Rensina van den Heuvel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 135,210. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
One sure way of getting to know your new partner is living in a land rover for five months on the other side of the world, in very unfamiliar territory. Korea, Russia, Mongolia, Kazahkstan were a few of the many countries in which we travelled overland. This is a story of one woman's experience of how to get stretched way out of your comfort zone.
Tell Tales - The Sailing Adventures of Norlee
By Diana Neggo
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 103,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Ever felt like stepping off the treadmill, taking a year off work and sailing a yacht around Australia? Well, if you are reading this then it’s a good chance you have, during an occasional daydream, let go the mooring lines of work and family and quietly left the harbour to see what lies around the next headland or what white sandy bay awaits.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
By Ian Usher
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
Wind In My Wings
By Fran Taylor
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 121,980. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
For everyone who has gone to sea, or anyone who merely dreams of it from the safety of an armchair, sailing along with this very brave and passionate woman on her remembered voyages will be a delightful experience.
Spread Thin & Moving Fast
By Ed De Avila
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A tale of adventure, exploring new worlds, and meeting crazy characters. After growing up in an Irish-Mexican family, Ed became a restless street kid and adventurous teen. As a young adult he was thrown out of schools, became a golf hustler, hung out with artists, pimps, and actors, got drugs for friends, escaped from many petty scrapes, and followed his first love to the University of California.