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Cuba Libre!: Che, Fidel, and the Improbable Revolution That Changed World History

Tony Perrottet · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The surprising story of Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the scrappy band of rebel men and women who followed them.Most people are familiar with the basics of the Cuban Revolution of 1956-1959: it was led by two of the twentieth century's most charismatic figures, Fidel Castro and Che Guevara;...
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The Longest Line on the Map: The United States, the Pan-American Highway, and the Quest to Link the Americas

ERIC RUTKOW · Scribner
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the brilliant award-winning author of American Canopy, a dazzling account of the epic quest to link North and South America with the world's longest road - the Pan American Highway - and how its construction and evolution reflected the divergent fates of North, Central, and South...
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The Curse of Oak Island: The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt

Randall Sullivan · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 396
Format: eBook

In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth...
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Frommer's Scotland

Stephen Brewer · FrommerMedia
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Drawn from a wealth of on-the-ground expertise, Frommer's comprehensive guide to Scotland leads to you once-in-a-lifetime experiences. For more than 60 years, Frommer's' guides have cut through the noise and hyperbole to deliver what no other books can: Honest talk, frank advice,...
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Island Gardens: Havens of Beauty Around the British Isles

Jackie Bennett · White Lion Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From Tresco to Lindisfarne, Anglesey to Sark, travel around the British Isles and discover the most beautiful and extreme island gardens on this visually stunning tour. The British Isles consist of more than 6,000 islands scattered around the main islands of Britain and Ireland. More than...
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Lonely Planet Dubai & Abu Dhabi

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher* Lonely Planet's Dubai & Abu Dhabi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building,...
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The Art of String Figures

International String Figure Association · Dover Publications
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Rooted in tribal customs and cultural traditions from around the world, making string figures is an ancient pastime that continues to charm people of all ages. This compilation of projects from String Figure Magazine presents easy-to-follow photographs and simple, step-by-step directions...
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Dreaming in Turtle: A Journey Through the Passion, Profit, and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures

Peter Laufer · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating exploration into the world of turtles across the globe; Laufer charts the lore, love, and peril to a beloved species.Dreaming in Turtle is a compelling story of a stalwart animal prized from prehistory through to today -- an animal threatened by human greed, pragmatism, and rationalization....
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Speakeasy: Secret Bars Around the World

Maurizio Maestrelli · Shelter Harbor Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Hidden entrances, dark places, low music, smoke, women, crime and obviously alcohol--In the days of Prohibition (1920-1933) , these were the explosive ingredients of the American speakeasy.Frequented by gangsters such as Al Capone and Lucky Luciano, these underground bars and nightclubs...
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Fodor's Essential Costa Rica 2019

Fodor's Travel Publications · Fodor's Travel
Pages: 528
Format: Paperback

Written by locals, Fodor's Costa Rica 2019 is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Costa Rica travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease. Join Fodor's in exploring...
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