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“We used to eat people”

Revelations of a Fiji Islands Traditional Village

by R.M.W. Dixon

<p>? Living in a reed hut on Taveuni—the “garden isle” of Fiji—the author studied the native language and carefully observed their traditions until he was accepted as a (somewhat unusual) member of the village. Despite five cyclones the summer ...

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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

<p>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, ...

ISBN: 9781524663391

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781946129864

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70 Is the New 50

How to Create an Enduring Legacy

by Chris Ambrose

<p>Walk Six Hundred Miles in His Shoes Chris Ambrose's story begins in the 1940's, when he was a young boy filled with love and laughter, living on an eleven-acre farm. His days included milking cows, harvesting fruit trees, and the ever so ...

ISBN: 9781772772036

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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 British Banker in the Arab World

The Memoirs of Clive R. Morgan, O.B.E., F.C.I.B., F.R.S.A.

by Clive R. Morgan

<p>There is no available information at this time.</p> ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781370937868

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A Dirt Cheap (And Different) World

Offbeat Memories of an American Traveler in the Late 1950S and Early 1960S

by Hugh Hosch

<p>Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didnt do than by the things you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Dream. Discover.Mark Twain Hugh ...

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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 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

<p>Named a Best Book of 2014 by The Providence Journal</p> <p>&quot;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 Search in Secret Egypt

by Paul Brunton

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9781583949825

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A Season in Hell

The Life of Rimbaud

by Jean-Marie Carré

<p>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 himself ...

ISBN: 9781590774861

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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 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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A True Account of the Voyage of the Nottinghar Thames to New-England

by Christopher Langman

We having been Sufferers in this unfortunate Voyage, had reason to believe, from the Temper of our Captain, who treated us barbarously both by Sea and Land, that he would misrepresent the Matter, as we now find he has done in a late Pamphlet by ...

ISBN: 9783736415294

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A Woman in Arabia

The Writings of the Queen of the Desert

by Gertrude Bell

<p>**A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the documentary <em>Letters from Baghdad, <em>voiced by Tilda Swinton, and the major motion picture <em>Queen of the Desert,</em> starring Nicole Kidman, James ...

ISBN: 9781101636954

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