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From the Farm to the Cockpit

by T.H. Pine

<p>A young man in West Virginia is thrust onto the world stage when America enters the Second World War. He and his best friend enlist and join the Army where they learn to fly heavy bombers. Barely out of high school, he and his friend fly from

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From Venus to Antarctica

The Life of Dumont d`Urville

by John Dunmore

<p>High adventure, drama, discovery, science and map making. This is the first-ever full-length English language biography of D'Urville one of the nineteenth century's great explorers.</p> ...

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Get To Be Happy

Stories and Secrets to Loving the Sh*t Out Of Life

by Ted Larkins

<p>The secret to my happiness started during my high school days (yes, drugs were involved) and continued through hitchhiking across the country, through the suicide of my girlfriend, through bartending in many cities around the country and then

ISBN: 9780999514016

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Getting Rooted in New Zealand

by Jamie Baywood

<p>Craving change and lacking logic, at 26, Jamie, a cute and quirky Californian, impulsively moves to New Zealand to avoid dating after reading that the country&apos;s population has 100,000 fewer men. In her journal, she captures a ...

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Giant of the Lord (Life of a Pioneer)

by James S. Brown

<p>James S. Brown is an important figure in the westward expansion of the United States. As a member of the Mormon Battalion, he discovered new lands and tamed wild country. He was present at the discovery of gold in California and helped ...

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Glad To Be Alive

by Patricia Parkes

<p>For a lot of girls, being born into the fifties would be hard. For Patricia, the fourth eldest child in a family of eleven children and the eldest girl of three daughters, this usually rang true, meaning that she had very little childhood.<br

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Gotta Go

by Geoff Rawson

<p>a naive young australian leaves life on the family farm to face the realities of the wider world. in the 60&apos;s the &apos;assisted passage&apos; migrant scheme meant that ships returning to europe were almost empty. this offered a cheap ...

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Grace Our Ticket Home

by Lesa Scarlett Grimes

<p>Could you board a plane to a third world country without a return ticket home? It's a decision, Lesa Scarlett Grimes (mom of four girls, career woman, and wife) never thought she'd be forced to make. After three painful years living in limbo,

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Grit and Gold

The Death Valley Jayhawkers of 1849

by Jean Johnson

<p>No other Western settlement story is more famous than the Donner Party’s ill-fated journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. But a few years later and several hundred miles south, another group faced a similar situation just as perilous. ...

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Guy Fawkes, his life

by Thomas Lathbury

<p>&quot;...London was all in commotion as the day dawned: the streets were thronged with spectators, all eagerly inquiring what had taken place during the night. It was soon ascertained, that a conspiracy had been providentially discovered, and

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Half a World Away: Jungle Guides, African Tribes and a Donkey called Angus

Half A World Away, #1

by Alistair McGuinness

<p data-version='1.1'>It's not every day that you get chased by a lion. But strange things happen when you lose your job. Instead of returning to the rat race, Alistair convinced his wife, Francine, that it was time to travel the world. His ...

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Hangdog Days

Conflict, Change, and the Race for 5.14

by Jeff Smoot

<ul> <li>Fast-paced history-cum-memoir about rock climbing in the wild-and-wooly ’80s</li> <li>Highlights ground-breaking achievements from the era</li> </ul> <p><em>Hangdog Days</em> vividly chronicles the era when rock climbing exploded in

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Hannibal

by Jacob Abbott

<p>Hannibal was a Carthaginian general. He acquired his great distinction as a warrior by his desperate contests with the Romans. Rome and Carthage grew up together on opposite sides of the Mediterranean Sea. For about a hundred years they waged

ISBN: 9786050406313

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Happy Adventurer

An Autobiography

by Adm. Lord Mountevans

<p>First published in 1951, this is the autobiography of Admiral Lord Mountevans, and it is indeed a tale of high spirits. The writer has a fine sense of adventure, and he revels in the excitement of the incredibly beautiful scenes which were ...

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Harry

A Wilderness Dog Saga

by Chris Czajkowski

<p>Living alone in the remote wilderness, Chris Czajkowski has given her dogs a rich life, although not without its difficulties. Often residing in areas accessible only by float plane, the dogs have encountered grizzlies and cougars, slept in ...

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Hashknife Cowboy

Recollections of Mack Hughes

by Stella Hughes

<p><strong>&quot;Age and size ain't got nothin' to do with it,&quot;</strong> Mack's daddy once said. &quot;You gotta want to be a cowboy.&quot; Mack Hughes wanted to be a cowboy, all right, and he was just twelve years old when he went to work ...

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Head Hunters of the Amazon

by F. W. Up De Graaf

A Personal Account of a Head-Hunting Raid. F.W. Up De Graff. Head hunters of the Amazon: Seven Years of Exploration and Adventure. Fritz W. Up de Graff (1873-1927) was an American mining engineer, explorer and adventurer. His work Head Hunters ...

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Heading North by NorthWest

The Misadventures of Lewis Emery and Paul Montagno when they take a trip North

by Paul D. Montagno

<p>When Lewis Emery talks Paul Montagno out on a Mission Trip by his church to Alaska, the plans quickly change for the two of them. They will not fly to Alaska with the rest of the group. No...no..no...They will try to drive an old farm truck ...

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HELP FROM ABOVE

How I went from Sweeping the Floor to Painting the Sky

by David Alan Arnold

<p>David Alan Arnold is an Emmy Award-winning TV cameraman who flies in a helicopter — but he started his Hollywood career with a broom in his hand. Somehow, sweeping the floor got him into some of the world’s biggest TV shows. David’s first ...

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Heroic Failure and the British

by Stephanie Barczewski

<div>From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Scott of the Antarctic and beyond, it seems as if glorious disaster and valiant defeat have been essential aspects of the British national character for the past two centuries. In this fascinating ...

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