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Adrift  [Movie tie-in]

by Tami Oldham Ashcraft

New York Times Bestseller

The heart-stopping memoir, soon to be a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, and directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Everest).

“An inspirational and empowering...


The Mountains are Calling

by Jonny Muir

The Mountains Are Calling is the exhilarating story of the runners who go to high places. From its wild origins in the Highlands, hill running in Scotland remains as pure and traditional as sport gets. Jonny...


Two Breaths, One Step

by Sylvia Verange

  • Events in Malibu, Topanga, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, New York
  • Featured at Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Bay Area Book Festival, Brooklyn Book Festival, Tucson Festival of Books, and...

  • Prisoner

    by White David Steven

    During a routine trip in Ecuador, Steven White, a 33-year old

    wildlife fanatic and adventure tour leader was involved in a

    fatal and tragic accident while driving a tourist vehicle.

     

    Critically injured, clouded...


    The Altitude Journals

    by David J Mauro, Chas Hoppe & Amanda Martin Hoppe

    When David Mauro was in his forties, his life hit rock bottom. With nothing to lose, he left everything he knew behind and set out on an epic international adventure. For the next seven years, Dave trudged across...


    End of the Rope

    by Jan Redford

  • In June 2017, the media and the outdoor adventuring community were abuzz with news that Alex Honnold climbed Yosemite's El Capitan without a rope. Every year, we hear stories about the men who climb Everest,...

  • CHARLES EASTMAN Premium Collection: Indian Boyhood, Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains, The Soul of the Indian & From the Deep Woods to Civilization

    by Charles A. Eastman

    Charles Alexander Eastman (1858-1939) was a physician writer, national lecturer, and reformer. Eastman was of Santee Dakota, English and French ancestry. After working as a physician on reservations in South...


    With the Indians in the Rockies

    by James Willard Schultz & George Varian

    "With the Indians in the Rockies" is a biography of James Willard Schultz's close friend Thomas Fox. Based on Fox's stories told by the evening camp-fire and before the comfortable fireplaces of various posts,...


    The Life of Charles Eastman OhiyeS'a: Indian Boyhood & From the Deep Woods to Civilization (Volume 1&2)

    by Charles Eastman

    "Indian Boyhood," presents the incredible adventurous childhood and youth which were a part of the free wilderness life of the first American — a life that is gone forever. By dint of much persuasion, the...


    Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains

    by Charles A. Eastman OhiyeS'a

    Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains presents biographies of 15 great Native American Chiefs, including Crazy Horse, Siting Bull and Red Cloud. Most of the Chiefs presented were Sioux, and some of them were Eastman's...


    Transcendental Journeys

    by Torsten Klimmer

    Omananda aka Torsten Klimmer grew up in East Germany from where he successfully escaped in his search for freedom. During his subsequent spiritual voyage, which took him on travels around the world for twenty-eight...


    Never Cry Halibut

    by Bjorn Dihle

    From the sharp, comic voice of Haunted Inside Passage,Never Cry Halibut is a collection of humorous and thoughtful short essays about hunting and fishing in Alaska.

    Accompanied by photographs, each story reflects...


    Alvidia, Yet Another Horizon

    by Luis Peaze

    It is a different kind of adventure story. It deals with the realization of a dream which became an inner adventure. Luís and Helga, an ordinary Brazilian couple embark on this frenzy trip of partnership which...


    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

    by T. E. Lawrence

    "It ranks with the greatest books ever written in the English language. As a narrative of war and adventure … it is unsurpassable." — Winston Churchill

    T. E. Lawrence's autobiographical tale, the basis for...


    To the Edges of the Earth

    by Edward J. Larson

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, a breathtaking entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time: in 1909 three daring expeditions–led by Ernest Shackleton, Robert Peary, and the dashing...


    The Last Wild Men of Borneo

    by Carl Hoffman

    “Adventure travel at its best.” —Kirkus, starred review • “Haunting.” —Booklist, starred review • "Quite a story–exciting, funny, and tragic–and Hoffman tells it extraordinarily well.” —...


    Unknown Pleasures

    by Andy Kirkpatrick

    ‘The idea of owning anything except the experience is hubris.’

    Unknown Pleasures is a collection of works by the climber and award-winning author Andy Kirkpatrick. Obsessed with climbing and addicted to writing,...


    One Woman Walks Wales

    by Ursula Martin

    Ursula Martin never thought she would walk 3700 miles around Wales, but following a cancer diagnosis it seemed like the only reasonable thing to do. In 17 months, she traversed beaches and mountains, farms...


    Doumar and the Doctor

    by Neville de Villiers

    You will be challenged and inspired as you join Neville on board for this real-life, white-knuckle adventure on the high seas...

    A magni? cent account of courage and perseverance as a young doctor takes time...


    Take That Leap

    by Nigel J Bennett & Shae Hadden

    At a young age, Nigel Bennett was shocked to witness first-hand the real impact of oil spills on our natural world. After almost being shot down by FARC guerrillas on the Venezuela-Colombia border and being...