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Harry: A Wilderness Dog Saga

by Chris Czajkowski

Taking up where Lonesome, the first bestselling wilderness dog, left off, here is another wilderness memoir from the perspective of Chris Czajkowski's canine companions.


Across Asia on a Bicycle

by Thomas Gaskell Allen & Jr. And William Lewis Sachtleben

Beginning in June, 1890, two young American students made a bicycle journey around the world--so far as they could on land--and were back in New York, whence they had sailed for Liverpool to begin their wheeling...


Skinheads, Fur Traders, and DJs

by Kim Clarke Champniss

The true story of a legend of Canadian pop culture broadcasting and the way he got his start: working for the Hudson’s Bay Company in the Northwest Territories as a fur trader — in the 1970s.

Skinheads, Fur...


The depth to delve... deep

by Rote Writer

The depth to delve... deep is an amazing adventure that starts on a whim when Rote Writer decides to send his manuscript overseas to London England. Not wanting to wait for a reply, he abandons all to knock...


Christopher Carson, Familiarly Known as Kit Carson the Pioneer of the West

by John S. C. Abbott

Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson (1809 – 1868) was an American frontiersman. He was a mountain man (fur trapper), wilderness guide, Indian agent, and U.S. Army officer. Carson became a frontier legend in his...


Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865

by Sarah Raymond Herndon

Days on the Road: Crossing the Plains in 1865 is Sarah Raymond Herndon’s famous journal of her family’s heartbreaking but inspiring trek across the Great Plains towards the Rocky Mountains in a wagon-train...


In Search of Nice Americans

by Geoff Steward

How one man's mid-career crisis turned into an odyssey into the weirder side of American life.

Like most of us, Geoff Steward was rocked by 2016's litany of horrors. Unlike most of us, Geoff did something about...


The Travels of Watkin Tench

by Watkin Tench

This edition includes the 3 works of Watkin Tench: A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay, A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson and Letters written in France, in the Summer 1790, to a friend...


The Journal of William de Rubruck

by William de Rubruck & William Woodville Rockhill (Translator)

The Journal of William de Rubruck: Account of the Mongols. William of Rubruck (1220-1293) was a Flemish Franciscan missionary and explorer. His account is one of the masterpieces of medieval geographical literature...


Being a Boy

by Charles Dudley Warner

"Being A Boy" is Charles Dudley Warner's profound and entertaining memoir of his childhood spent growing up on a Massachusetts farm. Contents include: "Being a Boy", "The Boy as a Farmer", "The Delights of Farming",...


The Life of Kit Carson: Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A

by E. S. Ellis

"The Life of Kit Carson" is a Western novel by American author E. S. Ellis. The story is based around the exaggerated exploits of Kit Carson, a legendary hunter, scout, and guide in the American Old West. A...


Narrative of the Mutiny Bounty

by William Bligh

A Narrative of the Mutiny, on Board His Majesty's Ship Bounty; and the Subsequent Voyage of Part of the Crew, in the Ship's Boat, from Tofoa, One of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the...


The Story of Ida Pfeiffer

by Ida Pfeiffer

Ida Laura Pfeiffer (1797-Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical...


Theodore Roosevelt

by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. (1858–1919) was an American statesman, author, explorer, soldier, naturalist, and reformer who served as the 26th President of the United States from 1901 to 1909. As a leader of the...


Shark Drunk: The Art of Catching a Large Shark from a Tiny Rubber Dinghy in a Big Ocean

by Morten Stroksnes

A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean

 

The Lofoten archipelago, just North of the Arctic Circle, is a place of unsurpassed beauty—the skyline spikes...


Floating: A Life Regained

by Joe Minihane

The thrillingly triumphant memoir of one man’s self discovery and mastery of anxiety through wild swimming

Journalist Joe Minihane became obsessed with wild swimming and its restorative qualities, and developed...


The Heart of the Antarctic

by Ernest Shackleton

The Heart of the Antarctic, Illustrated by Ernest Shackleton.

The scientific results of the expedition cannot be stated in detail in this book. The expert members in each branch have contributed to the appendices...


Bird Woman (Sacajawea) the Guide of Lewis and Clark

by James Willard Schultz

An Indian girl, Sacagawea, the Bird Woman of the Shoshones, led the Lewis and Clark Expedition across the desert and over the difficult mountain passes to the Pacific Coast during the seasons of 1804-06.

Sacagawea...


Frozen in Time

by John Geiger, Owen Beattie & Wade Davis

In 1845, Sir John Franklin and his men set out to “penetrate the icy fastness of the north, and to circumnavigate America.” And then they disappeared. The truth about what happened to Franklin’s ill-fated...


Tibetan Caravans

by Abdul Wahid Radhu & His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Born into an eminent merchant family in Ladakh in 1918, Khwaja Abdul Wahid Radhu, often described as ‘the last caravaneer of Tibet and Central Asia’, led an unusual life of adventure, inspiration and enlightenment....