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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...


The Seventymile Kid: The Lost Legacy of Harry Karstens and the First Ascent of Mount McKinley

by Tom Walker

* A true and complete account of the first successful ascent of Mount McKinley—setting the record straight

* The summer of 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the McKinley's first ascent

* Features archival...


The Last Voyageur: Amos Burg and the Rivers of the West

by Vince Welch

“What is this thing in me that enables me to leave comforts and a wide variety of entertainments and feel a strange satisfaction wandering down a cheerless and indifferent river, enduring hardships and eating...


You Can't Win

by Jack Black, Joe Coleman & William S Burroughs

This underground sensation, with heretofore unpublished material by the author, will be released as a movie in 2013.


Bradford Washburn, An Extraordinary Life: The Autobiography of a Mountaineering Icon

by Bradford Washburn & Lew Freedman

Here at last is the thrilling memoir of the legendary mountaineer Bradford Washburn, one of the last surviving explorers and adventurers of the twentieth century. Drawing from decades of memories, journals,...


The Eternity of Being a Global Explorer

by Danny Teller & Yvonne Wu

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We present four intriguing and inspiring stories from around the globe. Florida, November 2008; South Africa, May 2009; Europe, August 2009 and China, October 2009. Metaphysically and philosophically...


Saving the White Lions: One Woman's Battle for Africa's Most Sacred Animal

by Linda Tucker & Andrew Harvey

In this captivating, suspenseful memoir, white lion conservationist Linda Tucker describes her perilous struggle to protect the sacred white lion from the merciless and mafia-like trophy-hunting industry, armed...


Commander and Builder of Western Forts: The Life and Times of Major General Henry C. Merriam, 1862-1901

by Jack S. Ballard

  During his thirty-eight-year career as a military officer, Henry Clay Merriam received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Civil War, rose to prominence in the Western army, and exerted significant...


Into the Abyss: An Extraordinary True Story

by Carol Shaben

Only four men survived the plane crash. The pilot. A politician. A cop... and the criminal he was shackled to.

On an icy night in October 1984, a commuter plane carrying nine passengers crashed in the remote...


Lost in Tibet: The Untold Story of Five American Airmen, a Doomed Plane, and the Will to Survive

by Richard Starks & Miriam Murcutt

Caught in a violent storm and blown far off their intended course, five American airmen--flying the dangerous Himalayan supply route known as "The Hump"--were forced to bail out just seconds before their plane...