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The Windward Road

by Archie Carr

The Windward Road, published in 1956, made history. When Archie Carr began to rove the Caribbean to write about sea turtles, he saw that their numbers were dwindling. Out of this appeal to save them grew the...


Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)

by T E Lawrence

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages,...


La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier

by Anka Muhlstein

Robert Chevalier de la Salle, the French historian Anka Muhlstein writes, stands indisputably among Europe's most accomplished explorers. In the 1670s and '80s he crossed over most of what is now French Canada...


The Salt Of Broken Tears: A Novel

by Michael Meehan

On the edge of the remote salt flats of Australia, a young woman blows in from nowhere and disturbs the precarious equilibrium of a family farm. The boy is fascinated by her, his mother despises her, and the...


Touch the Top of the World: A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See: My Story

by Erik Weihenmayer

Erik Weihenmayer was born with retinoscheses, a degenerative eye disorder that would leave him blind by the age of thirteen. But Erik was determined to rise above this devastating disability and lead a fulfilling...


The Bounty Mutiny

by William Bligh & Edward Christian

The names William Bligh, Fletcher Christian, and the Bounty have excited the popular imagination for more than two hundred years. The story of this famous mutiny has many beginnings and many endings but they...


Missionary Adventures in the South Pacific

by Leona Crawford & David Livingston Crawford

Besides providing a wealth of contemporary factual information, diligently researched and presented in a remarkably lucid manner, this book is full of human interest: the braving of incredible dangers, the enduring...


The Private Journal of William Reynolds: United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842

by William Reynolds

One of the finest nineteenth-century first-person narratives of a sea voyage in existence, and a principle source for Sea of Glory, The Private Journal of William Reynolds brings to life the boisterous world...


A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony

by Charles Siringo

After a nomadic childhood, Charles Siringo signed on as a teenage cowboy for the noted Texas cattle king, Shanghai Pierce, and began a life that embraced all the hard work, excitement, and adventure readers...


Rocketman: Astronaut Pete Conrad's Incredible Ride to the Moon and Beyond

by Nancy Conrad

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


Tales from the Edge

by Larry Kaniut

From the Klondike to the Bering Sea, from Alaska's bounty that brought fortunes to some to its wilderness that claimed the lives of others, Tales from the Edge explores the myth, beauty, and peril of the arctic...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup

First published in 1853, Twelve Years a Slave is the narrative of Solomon Northup’s experience as a freeman sold into slavery, having spent twelve years in bondage before finally escaping. Northup’s memoir...


Warrior Princess: My Quest to Become the First Female Maasai Warrior

by Mindy Budgor

Only the combination of cultural curiosity, passion, fearlessness and a set of Jewish parents breathing fire down her neck could lead a sane human being to buy a one-way ticket to Nairobi and face probable death...


Nicole's Diary: Running the World... Losing Our Marbles

by Nicole Roetheli

Two years after having linked Ushuaia (Argentina) to Fairbanks (Alaska) while covering more than 24,000 kilometers, with him running and her at the handlebars of a motorcycle, Serge and Nicole Roetheli of Valais...


The 25,000 Mile Love Story: The Epic Story of the Couple Who Sacrificed Everything to Run the World

by Serge Roetheli

The 25,000 Mile Love Story is a love storybut not a love story in the traditional sense. It is not just about a man and woman; nor is it just about a husband and wife. There are many people who can write that...


Joshua Slocum, Sailing Alone Around the World

by Joshua Slocum & Tim Flannery

Joshua Slocum was the first man to circumnavigate the world single-handed. This classic account of his voyage remains one of the most thrilling and entertaining travel narratives of all time, from encounters...


Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, and Dying in the National Parks

by Andrea Lankford

The real stories behind the scenery of America’s national parks

 

For twelve years, Andrea Lankford lived in the biggest, most impressive national parks in the world, working a job she loved. She chaperoned...


The Millionaire and the Mummies

by John M. Adams

Egypt, The Valley of the Kings, 1905: An American robber baron peers through the hole he has cut in an ancient tomb wall and discovers the richest trove of golden treasure ever seen in Egypt. At the start of...


The Enchanted Quest of Dana and Ginger Lamb

by Julie Huffman-klinkowitz & Jerome Klinkowitz

Best-selling authors, sensational lecturers, documentary filmmakers, amateur archaeologists, spies for FDR--Dana and Ginger Lamb led the life of Indiana Jones long before the movie icon was ever scripted. "We...


Guide's Life

by Mikel W. Dawson

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Guide's Life is an autobiographical memoir by Mikel W. Dawson. The book chronicles the author's life as a professional guide and a distinguished 23-year military career, including time spent as a...