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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Eat, Pray, Love
One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India And Indonesia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670034711
Traces the author's decision to quit her job and travel the world for a year after suffering a midlife crisis and divorce, an endeavor that took her to three places in her quest to explore her own nature, experience fulfillment, and learn the art of spiritual balance. 75,000 first printing.
Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton: The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, Brought the Arabian Nights to the
Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton
The Secret Agent Who Made the Pilgrimage to Mecca, Discovered the Kama Sutra, Brought the Arabian Nights to the
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684191377
Chronicles the fascinating life and travels of the English adventurer, writer, linguist, secret agent, crusader, and romantic hero
The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War
The Discovery of France
A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393059731
A narrative exploration of France's lesser-known landscapes and inhabitants celebrates the country's ancient tribes, prehistoric networks, and early religions, in a historical tour that offers insight into how France was explored, charted, and colonized outside of regions under imperial influence. 25,000 first printing.
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z
A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
Paperback      ISBN: 1400078458
Interweaves the story of British explorer Percy Fawcett, who vanished during a 1925 expedition into the Amazon to find an ancient civilization, with the author's own adventure-filled quest into the uncharted wilderness to uncover the mysteries surrounding Fawcett's final journey and the secrets of what really lies deep in the Amazon jungle. Reprint. A best-selling book.
To the Top of Denali: Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
To the Top of Denali
Climbing Adventures on North America's Highest Peak
Paperback      ISBN: 0882404024
Showcases the challenging terrain of the Alaskan peak while exploring the skill required to dare its slopes
Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration
Pathfinders
A Global History of Exploration
Paperback      ISBN: 0393330915
A distinguished scholar traces the history of exploration from a global perspective, following the pathfinders and their expeditions over the course of five millennia to the farthest reaches of the world, from ancient Egypt, through the merchants and missionaries of the Silk Roads, to the discovery of the New World and the nineteenth-century expeditions to Africa, the Arctic, North America, and the South Pacific. Reprint.
Fire into Ice: Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt
Fire into Ice
Charles Fipke and the Great Diamond Hunt
Hardcover      ISBN: 1551922320
Opening Goliath: Danger and Discovery in Caving
Opening Goliath
Danger and Discovery in Caving
Hardcover      ISBN: 0873516494
Adventure writer Cary Griffith recounts riveting and life-threatening tales of exploration in the limestone caves of southeastern Minnesota and the man-made caves of St. Paul.
The Search for Ancient Egypt
The Search for Ancient Egypt
Paperback      ISBN: 0810928175
A gripping, action-filled account of the search for an ancient civilization introduces the colorful cast of explorers, adventurers, and archaeologists who uncovered the long-buried secrets and treasures of ancient Egypt. Original.
Alive
Alive
Paperback      ISBN: 038000321x
Records the struggles and sufferings of the young Uruguayans as they battled for survival during the ten weeks following an airplane crash in the Andes, in a volume that inludes a new introduction by the author. Reissue.