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Jim Bridger: Mountain Man
Jim Bridger: Mountain Man
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803257207, isbn: 9780803257207,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Even among the mighty mountain men, Jim Bridger was a towering figure. He was one of the greatest explorers and pathfinders in American history. He couldn't write his name, but at eighteen he had braved the fury of the Missouri, ascending it in a kee...


Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition (Penguin Classics)
Chronicle of the Narvaez Expedition (Penguin Classics)
By Penguin Classics
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ean: 9780142437070, isbn: 0142437077,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The New World story of the Spanish explorer Cabeza de Vaca in his own wordsThis riveting true story is the first major narrative detailing the exploration of North America by Spanish conquistadors (1528-1536). The author, Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca...


Sailing a Serious Ocean: Sailboats, Storms, Stories and Lessons Learned from 30 Years at Sea
Sailing a Serious Ocean: Sailboats, Storms, Stories and Lessons Learned from 30 Years at Sea
By International Marine Publishing
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"I know you'll want to read more after you finish Sailing a Serious Ocean. And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean." -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF ROUNDING THE HORN After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering do...


Black Elephants: A Memoir
Black Elephants: A Memoir
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An aspiring writer and reporter, Karol Nielsen went trekking through the Peruvian Andes at the height of the Shining Path terror, looking for adventure and a good story. She found Aviv, an Israeli traveler fresh out of his mandatory military service...


Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness
Tisha: The Wonderful True Love Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaskan Wilderness
By Bantam
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The beloved real-life story of a woman in the Alaskan wilderness, the children she taught, and the man she loved   “From the time I’d been a girl, I’d been thrilled with the idea of living on a frontier. So when I was offered the job of teachi...


Under The Radar Michigan: The Next 50
Under The Radar Michigan: The Next 50
By Scribe Publishing Company
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“Under the Radar Michigan” is an Emmy award winning PBS television series that features the cool people, places and things that make Michigan a great place to live, work and play. If you’re looking for awesome Michigan places to explore, vacati...


Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's
Grinding It Out: The Making of McDonald's
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"He either enchants or antagonizes everyone he meets. But even his enemies agree there are three things Ray Kroc does damned well: sell hamburgers, make money, and tell stories." --from Grinding It OutFew entrepreneurs can claim to have radically cha...


The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir
The Gospel of Trees: A Memoir
By Simon & Schuster
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In this compelling, beautiful memoir, award-winning writer Apricot Irving recounts her childhood as a missionary’s daughter in Haiti during a time of upheaval—both in the country and in her home.Apricot Irving grew up as a missionary’s daughter...


Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis
Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis
By Hachette Book Group
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mpn: 0316507849, ean: 9780316507844, isbn: 9780316507844,

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For ten years Kathryn Sermak was at Bette Davis's side--first as an employee, and then as her closest friend--and in Miss D and Me she tells the story of the great star's harrowing but inspiring final years, a story fans have been waiting decades to ...


Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks
Ranger Confidential: Living, Working, And Dying In The National Parks
By Globe Pequot Press
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For twelve years, Andrea Lankford lived in the biggest, most impressive national parks in the world, working a job she loved. She chaperoned baby sea turtles on their journey to sea. She pursued bad guys on her galloping patrol horse. She jumped into...


The Shadow of the Sun
The Shadow of the Sun
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In 1957, Ryszard Kapuscinski arrived in Africa to witness the beginning of the end of colonial rule as the first African correspondent of Poland's state newspaper. From the early days of independence in Ghana to the ongoing ethnic genocide in Rwanda,...


A Paris Year: My Day-to-Day Adventures in the Most Romantic City in the World
A Paris Year: My Day-to-Day Adventures in the Most Romantic City in the World
By GRIFFIN
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Part memoir and part visual journey through the streets of modern-day Paris, France, A Paris Year chronicles, day by day, one woman’s French sojourn in the world’s most beautiful city. Beginning on her first day in Paris, Janice MacLeod, the auth...


Travels (Vintage Departures)
Travels (Vintage Departures)
By Vintage
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park, Timeline, and Sphere comes a deeply personal memoir full of fascinating adventures as he travels everywhere from the Mayan pyramids to Kilimanjaro.  Fueled by a powerful curiosity—and by a need to...


Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
By William Morrow
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews


Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ
Never Quit: From Alaskan Wilderness Rescues to Afghanistan Firefights as an Elite Special Ops PJ
By St. Martin's Griffin
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Now in paperback, the epic memoir of an Alaskan pararescue jumper, Special Forces Operator, and decorated war hero.“That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elit...


Here Is Real Magic: A Magician's Search for Wonder in the Modern World
Here Is Real Magic: A Magician's Search for Wonder in the Modern World
By Bloomsbury USA
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Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me
Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me
By Bloomsbury USA
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews


Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition): From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Wild (Movie Tie-in Edition): From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection.A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lo...


The Jaguar Man
The Jaguar Man
By Central Recovery Pr
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
What happens when one harrowing incident changes your life, splitting it between before and after? On the fourth day of what Lara Naughton thought would be two weeks of bliss in Belize, she was kidnapped and assaulted by a man pretending to be a cabd...


The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live...
The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live...
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2018 Audie Award Finalist for best inspirational book!"The Mission Walker is a marvelous book, a moving meditation on the relationships between courage and faith, endurance and transcendence." Randall Sullivan, Creator, The Miracle Detective, Oprah ...



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