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Pedaling On Purpose
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 152,970. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Imagine an unprecedented, tortuous journey never before accomplished-by anyone. Ken Rogers and friend Steve Anderson quit their jobs to bicycle through every single contiguous lower 48 states in America. With virtually no bicycling experience, training or funding, they pedaled over 10,000 miles raising thousands of dollars helping launch the second chapter in the Make-A-Wish Foundation history.
Bite Size World
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Roger realised that a whole world of cuisine was out there that he knew absolutely nothing about. The idea so fascinated him that he abandoned his job and set out on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the planet, armed with just a suitcase, some phrase books and his palate. Eight months and twenty-five countries later, there had been amazing food, merely good and down right disappointing.
Painted Devils and the Land of Ordinary Men
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,440. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2014 by Storyline Studio. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This book tells the story of a boy’s journey through the turbulent waters of his own young life during these urgent moments in Equatorial East Africa and Southern Africa. It is a tale of love and loss.
The Number One Best-Selling Autobiography of Someone You've Never Heard of
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,740. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One man’s journey from the innocence of childhood in rural England to a life of adventure in the heart of Africa.
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.
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
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!
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.
Solo Flight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: Australian English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Piloting & Flight Instruction, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
'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
Price: Free! Words: 139,480. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: 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
Casse-croûte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: French. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: 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...