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Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Capetown

Paul Theroux · Mariner Books
Pages: 485
Format: Paperback

In Dark Star Safari the wittily observant and endearingly irascible Paul Theroux takes readers the length of Africa by rattletrap bus, dugout canoe, cattle truck, armed convoy, ferry, and train. In the course of his epic and enlightening journey, he endures danger, delay, and dismaying...
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Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World

Anthony Doerr · Scribner
Pages: 210
Format: Book

Anthony Doerr, the Pulitzer Prize­-­winning author of All the Light We Cannot See, reads his 2007 memoir, Four Seasons in Rome - available on audio for the very first time!On the day Tony Doerr and his wife returned from the hospital with their newborn twins, he received a letter...
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The Ride of Our Lives

Mike Leonard · Bantam
Pages: 327

The Ride of Our Lives is an inspiring narrative of self-discovery and self-fulfillment - and how one unique family found blessings and simple pleasures on the road called life.
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The Logic and Historical Significance of the Haitian Revolution and the Cosmological Roots of Haitian Freedom

Clinton A Hutton · Ecco
Pages: 246
Format: Book

"Fire Season both evokes and honors the great hermit celebrants of nature, from Dillard to Kerouac to Thoreau - and I loved it." - J.R. Moehringer, author of The Tender Bar"[Connors's] adventures in radical solitude make for profoundly absorbing, restorative reading."...
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Radio Shangri-la: What I Learned in Bhutan, the Happiest Kingdom on Earth

Lisa Napoli · Crown Publishers
Pages: 277
Format: Book

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the ancient...
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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West Hardcover

Dorothy Wickenden · Scribner
Pages: 286
Format: Print book

This exhilarating saga about two intrepid young women who leave the affluence of their New York home to teach school on the Western frontier in 1916 is authentically created using actual letters home and interviews with descendants.Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood attended grade...
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The Great Northern Express: A Writer's Journey Home

Howard Frank Mosher · Crown
Pages: 246
Format: Book

From bestselling, nationally celebrated author Howard Frank Mosher, a wildly funny and deeply personal account of his three-month, 20,000-mile sojourn to discover what he loved enough to live for. Several months before novelist Howard Frank Mosher turned sixty-five, he learned that he had prostate...
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Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

Robert Kurson · Random House
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY CHICAGO TRIBUNE * A thrilling adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of Shadow Divers Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two men - John...
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The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain

Bill Bryson · Doubleday
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant land. The result was Notes from a Small Island, one of the bestselling travel books ever written. Now he has traveled about Britain again, by bus and train and rental car and on foot,...
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