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Sarah: A Love Story
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,040. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
In Sarah: A Love Story, Peter Steele tells the story, in letters to his good friend Robert, of the last year of his wife Sarah’s life. While both Peter and Sarah knew the end was near, neither one allowed this knowledge to prevent them from living as fully and joyfully as possible.
Elements
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,070. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nine short stories and a poem are contained in this collection based on the five classic elements of earth, water, wind, fire, and ether. Captain Planet does not make an appearance.
Everest Base Camp for Normal People
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
What is it with Everest Base Camp? Why do so many people, every year, train for months and then trek to the base of the world's highest mountain? What is it like anyway? Is it only for mountaineers and tour groups? This is the journal of my trek. All of the author's proceeds from the sale of this book are donated to the Trek Climb Ski Nepal Community Fund.
An Everest Survivor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Reaching the summit of Everest is a great achievement; getting down safely is even greater. Hugo Rodriguez Barroso proudly waved the Mexican flag on the top of the world on May the 23rd of 1997, at 2:12 p. m., then got stranded above 28,000 feet. He climbed down next morning to become the only individual ever surviving a night in the open at such altitude and -49 °F.
Un sobreviviente del Everest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,290. Language: Spanish. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
De cada seis que intentan la cumbre del Everest, uno pierde la vida. En 1996, 15 alpinistas en grupo perecieron, atrapados en el descenso. En 1997 Hugo, un mexicano, quedó varado a 8,600 metros, 200 más arriba que aquellos, sin más recursos que la ropa que vestía y un piolet. En un viaje interior que por momentos bordeó la locura y el delirio, él sí logró bajar, y su hazaña jamás ha sido repetida.
Far, Far, The Distant Peak: The Life of Wilfrid Noyce
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Wilfrid Noyce is best known for his mountaineering exploits during the period before the Second World War and until his death in 1962 in the Pamirs; he made a major contribution to the success of the 1953 Everest expedition. This book describes Noyce's life and achievements and seeks to show his motivation and driving force.
Over the Hills
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 83,690. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In Over the Hills, Peter Steele recounts the story of his turbulent childhood in England and his student years at Cambridge University. There he learned mountaineering and medicine, culminating in his selection as medical officer to the ill-fated 1971 International Expedition to Mount Everest.
A Humorous, Irreverent Guide Through Disney's Animal Kingdom 2015
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 24,310. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks
Are you traveling to Disney's Animal Kingdom for the first time or the fiftieth? Do you want to know how to get the most out of your magical vacation? This is your book! I have included a breakdown of all the rides and attractions with honest, down-to-earth reviews and a dash of my wicked sense of humor. There are also overviews of all the dining options within the Park as well as fun insider fact
The Journey of a Lifetime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,610. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: 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.
Dawn of Steam: Gods of the Sun
Series: Dawn of Steam. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,800. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Dawn of Steam: Gods of the Sun is an alternate-history, emergent Steampunk epistolary novel, the second in the series begun by Dawn of Steam: First Light, which continues the adventures of the crew of the airship Dame Fortuna on four different continents. As the Year Without a Summer continues, much of what they knew about their mission and, in some cases, their worldview, is thrown into doubt.