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18,366 Kilometres by Road

An Adventure Trip from London to Lagos and Back to London by Land

by Chinedu Vincent Akuta

London to Lagos and back to London is a distance of 18,366 kilometres, all covered by road. This is an adventure trip that took the author through eleven countries, which are France, Spain, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, ...

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1969 and Then Some

A Memoir of Romance, Motorcycles, and Lingering Flashbacks of a Golden Age

by Robert Wintner

<div><B>The year when everything needed to be experienced and tried, when innocence was tempted, played, and lost.</B><BR><BR>1969 was that pivotal year for the baby boomers. Young and innocent, they were given the ultimate freedoms and were ...

ISBN: 9781631580215

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359°—Worker, Writer, World-traveller

You'll Never Work Alone

by Stephan Thiemonds

CAUTION! DANGER!The work and travel life stories in this book will hardly leave anyone unaffected. Either they would rouse your desire to travel even if you dislike traveling or they would awaken the profound desire to become an industrial ...

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A Bedside Book For Older Cavers

by John Gillett

<p>Anyone who has passed the age of seventy needs to have a positive attitude to life in order to enjoy it. This book explains how ‘older cavers’ develop and maintain this attitude, as well as taking an active interest in their chosen sport.<br ...

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A Crazy Idea

by Chris Wells

<p>In 1974 I had the privilege of becoming the head foreman of a Junior Ranger camp in northern Ontario. I started to write just about that but was finding that the story leading up to the event was just as interesting. So, I included the tale ...

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A Dog Named Tractor

And Other Assorted Cowboy Tales

by DAN “MOUNTAIN MAN” ISOM

<p>New book is tribute to <strong>'A Dog Named Tractor'</strong><br><i>Dan "Mountain Man" Isom recalls happy memories, shares love for animals, nature</i><p>BENNETT, Colo. — Life has not been always good for author Dan Isom. Just like the rest ...

ISBN: 9781499016185

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A Grizzly Tale

A Father and Daughter Survival Story

by Johan Otter

Johan Otter's life changed in a fraction of a second the day he and his daughter Jenna were attacked by a grizzly bear while hiking in Glacier National Park. This is his tale of survival, family, and triumph in the face of trauma. Warning: ...

ISBN: 9781941870709

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A Less Than Golden Life

Finding Meaning in the Average Life Story

by Jason T Golden

<p>?"I have always said I didn’t care about being average, but that was before I found out I could be more. Life is the greatest journey any of us will ever take, and it is up to us to determine where that journey will lead."- Jason Golden</p> ...

ISBN: 9781513604411

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A Life Sold: What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?

by Ian Usher

<p>What on earth would make someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay?</p><p>When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind and move on to the next chapter of his life, that is exactly what he did. The results

ISBN: 9781476093512

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A Lifetime of Small Adventures

by Bill Birnbaum

<p>If there’s even a bit of the adventurer in you, you’ll love Bill Birnbaum’s stories of adventure, misadventure and lessons learned along the way.</p><p>You will:<br />- Laugh when you learn that, as a teenager, he experimented with home-made ...

ISBN: 9781932632019

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A Long Ride Coming

by Buzz Ponce

<p data-version='1.1'>When the son was 18 years-old, his father was dying of cancer. <em>“He has about a year left..,”</em> said the doctor. Told to lie about his father’s terminal illness, the deception led to decades of lament and despair.</p>

ISBN: 9781524204440

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A Man Most Driven

Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America

by Peter Firstbrook

<div>Named a Best Book of 2014 by The Providence Journal<BR><BR>"A nuanced account of the English captain saved by Pocahontas reveals an astonishingly complicated personality. Former BBC producer Firstbrook finds in the roguish, quarrelsome, ...

ISBN: 9781780741079

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A Minger`s Tale: Beginnings

by RBN Bookmark

<p>Ribbans story begins in the industrial city of Manchester, north west England during the 1960s.<br />The offspring to Irish immigrants who strove to build a better life in a foreign land, growing up is a difficult period Ribban.<br />An ...

ISBN: 9781370390908

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A Ride to Khiva: Travels and Adventures in Central Asia

by Frederick Burnaby

It is 1875, the time of the 'Great Game', when the British and Russian Empires are vying for power in central Asia. Great Britain learns of Russia’s plans to annex India, the 'jewel in the crown' of the Empire. A British officer rides for Khiva,

ISBN: 9781365862861

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A Search in Secret Egypt

by Paul Brunton

In this book, philosopher Paul Brunton (1898-1981) encounters the mysteries and magic of Egypt in the 1930s, including an eerie yet illuminating night spent alone inside the Great Pyramid. Alongside his explorations of ancient Egypt's monuments ...

ISBN: 9781583949825

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A Season in Hell

The Life of Rimbaud

by Jean-Marie Carré

<span><span>At the age of nineteen Arthur Rimbaud committed suicide, not in the flesh but as a writer. At that point he had composed a body of poetry now ranked among the classics of France and of the world. He never wrote another line. He cut ...

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A Secret of the Sphinx: The MacHugh Memoirs (1798-1801)

by McWilliams, James L.

Spring of 1798: Young Rory MacHugh leaves his Blackfoot World for an Ancient World. There determination, versatility, and several unique friends enable him to survive many new lives - a British sailor, an Egyptian Mameluke, a convict, a Secret ...

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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

by Steve Kemper

<p>A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.</p> <p>Frederick Russell Burnham’s (1861–1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller.

ISBN: 9780393285536

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A Strange Live-Aboarder

by Chas Strange

A committed live-aboarder for the past 22 years, author Chas Strange isn’t just any seaman and the ships he most loves aren’t just any ships. By his own admission he is fanatical about ferro-cement. In addition to having built nine boats for ...

ISBN: 9780473321468

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A Tame Colonial Girl

by Wendy Stanley

<p>This book is the intimate diary of a girl who was born in England, but grew up in Colonial and post-Colonial "up-country" Kenya after her parents travelled overland across the Sahara Desert in 1947/1948.</p><p>Her working life led her to meet

ISBN: 9781370961528

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