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Fleeing The Hijab, A Jewish Woman's Escape From Iran
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 142,290. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A true account of Sima Goel, the Iranian teenager who crossed the most dangerous desert in the world rather than accept the restrictions of life in Iran of the early1980s. Her quest for freedom is a thrilling, timely inspiration for people longing to create a life of meaning.
The Journey of a Lifetime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
During six magical months my brother and I explored deep jungles, climbed mighty mountains, dived the deep blue tropical oceans, visited pulsating cities, met strange and lovely people, parachuted and bungee-jumped, canoed and trekked. We lived and breathed a dream we had looked forward to ever since we were mere children, and we wrote it all down as the journal that is The Journey of Lifetime.
Relapse
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Jake Anderson is a Bering Sea crab fisherman featured on the Discovery Channel documentary television series "Deadliest Catch." In his debut book, "Relapse," Jake serves as an inspiration as he candidly shares his private journey to overcome tragedy.
The Faceless Man
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Aurora House. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
This is a saga of two close friends who let it all go, packed their meagre possessions onto two motorbikes and rode across Australia for the sake of doing so. Along the way they crossed jungles, traversed mountains, fought storms, went hungry, were thirsty, slept wild and yelled their defiant freedom into the face of the sun. This is a tale of self-definition through travel.
Great White Hunters
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
True stories from yesteryear's famous Great White Hunters. Enthralling tales of their daring and dangerous exploits in Africa and India. Real ripping yarns from the days of yore.
But for the Grace of God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,210. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The amazing memoir of astronaut Bill Pogue, long-time holder of the world record for most days in space.
When The Wind Blows, Extraordinary Adventures With A Deadly Twist
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Buying an ex drug-smuggling boat in Grand Cayman is the start of crazy escapades. Maggi & Robin quit work to set sail across the South Pacific to Australia. From the Caribbean and perils of Panama, to exotic South Sea islands and a devastating cyclone in the Coral Sea peaking in a dramatic helicopter rescue from the ocean. Powerfully told, it’s funny, tragic, romantic and gripping.
Bonded By Water
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 109,270. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Bonded by Water Memoirs of Family and Friends and a unique chronicle of success, surprise, comedy, and tragedy. Three generations of the author’s family and friends will move you from laughter to tears with their creatively linked stories. Follow the Olson family from Minnesota to the wild coast of Southeast Alaska, all the way to the South China Sea and back again.
Five Days In The Blue Mountains
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,130. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A great travel companion. An easy on your mind, light weight travel oriented book that essays my five days in the blue mountains. Among many other things, the journey made me realize that romance is very much alive in me and that I can still appreciate the finer things in life.
Tranches d'une vie
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: Canadian French. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ce récit s’adresse aux femmes et aux hommes de quatorze à cent dix ans. L’essentiel est qu’ils partagent la même curiosité quant à des sujets aussi variés que la maltraitance infantile, la difficulté des familles éclatées, la drogue et ses ravages, l’univers psychiatrique et judiciaire, la vie des démunis, les ascensions...
The Road to El Dorado: Percy Fawcett and the Lost World of Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by BookCaps. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In 1925, Percy Fawcett left England for Brazil--he would never return. For his entire life, Fawcett had been fascinated with exploration. The child of an explorer, Fawcett had heard countless wild stories of adventure and it did not surprise anyone that he became an explorer himself. In 1906, Fawcett made his first expedition to South America; for over 15 years, he made several more. It was in
Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: Russian. Published: September 4, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Хотите увидеть Нью-Йорк глазами 27-летней московской модницы и подсмотреть ее личную жизнь? Как изменилась судьба москвички после года, проведенного в Большом Яблоке? Вам интересно, почему книга называется «Семь тысяч четыреста семьдесят четыре»? Полсотни свиданий, расставаний и одна свадьба...
8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
Not Another Danger Boy: Volume One
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
A light-hearted collection of autobiographical short stories centered on life-changing events: first skydive, first drug overdose, first experience as a primary caregiver. You know, the simple things!
Who Stole Our Bikes?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,840. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
BOOK 1: Beginning their 22 month unique, adventurous and sometimes dangerous journey Australian retirees, Bill and Pam, traded in their comfortable lifestyles to cycled and tent. From London to Italy, where surrounded by insecurities, they detoured across to Venice then south to Ancona before catching the ferry and cycling Greece where they experienced significant culture changes....
The VISTA Alaska Letters - Little Russian Mission 1969 - 1970
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 32,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
I arrived in Alaska in July 1969, accompanied by my wife Suzie, as a VISTA Volunteer. A few days in Anchorage were followed by several weeks of Yupik Eskimo language training at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This training was offered to those of us who had been assigned to Yupik villages.
Stories of the Scholar Mohammad Amin Sheikho
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Price: Free! Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Mohammad Amin Sheikho - Birth: 1890 A.D. - Death: 1964 A.D. - Precept: Interpretation of the Holy Qur’an. Scholar M. A. Sheikho was born in al-Ward district in Sarouja Quarter, one of the historical districts of Damascus, in Syria which was called mini-Istanbul during the period of the Ottoman rule. He was raised in an Arab style house situated opposite the famous public al-Ward Bathhouse.
Cuba: Land of Opportunity - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 20,270. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
It is no exaggeration to speak of Cuba as the key to the Western Hemisphere. Her strategic position, as well as her rare qualities as a country, entitles her to this definition and her place in the family of nations depends on what she really is, has, and does - and upon the business acumen, the intellect and the vision of those who choose to be part of this Land of Opportunity.
Under Four Flags for France - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 80,180. Language: British English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Through his vivid, accurate and illuminating narrative, George Clarke Musgrave draws his pictures with an eye to the diplomatic reasons behind the plans of war, the great sweep of armies as they manoeuvre for advantage, and the effect of the life and death decisions of Generals on the fighting man and on the civilian population.
In South Africa with Buller - the Life and Times of George Clarke Musgrave
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Series: George Clarke Musgrave - a Victorian Adventurer, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 52,460. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A hard-hitting chronological account of the second Boer war with a special emphasis on the actions of Sir Redvers Buller and his General Staff. The Boer sieges and the subsequent battles for the relief of Kimberley, Mafeking and Ladysmith are covered both in strategic terms and in the intimate detail that is the reality of individuals fighting, suffering and dying for their country