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Green Hills of Africa
Green Hills of Africa
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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ean: 9780743564441, isbn: 0743564448,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 136 reviews
The rugged beauty of Africa as experienced through the eyes of Hemingway His second major venture into nonfiction (after Death in the Afternoon, 1932), Green Hills of Africa is Ernest Hemingway's lyrical journal of a month on safari in the great game country of East Africa, where he and his wife Pauline journeyed in December of 1933. Hemingway's well-known interest in -- and fascination with -- big-game hunting is magnificently captured in this evocative account of his trip. In examining the


The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In): A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780525494119, isbn: 0525494111,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
The #1 New York Times Bestseller - Now a Major Motion Picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller.  In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless people perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called ''The Lost City of Z.'' In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, journalist David Grann interweaves the


The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East
The Abu Dhabi Bar Mitzvah: Fear and Love in the Modern Middle East
By Tantor Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
Armed only with college Arabic and restless curiosity, Adam Valen Levinson set out to ''learn about the world 9/11 made us fear.'' From a base in globalized and sterilized Abu Dhabi, he sets out to lunch in Taliban territory in Afghanistan, travels under the watchful eye of Aleppo's secret police, risks shipwreck en route to Somalia, investigates Yazidi beliefs in a sacred cave, cliff-dives in Oman, celebrates New Year's Eve in Tahrir Square, and, at every turn, discovers a place that matches


Pacific Beat
Pacific Beat
By Brilliance Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Ex-cop Jim Weir thought he'd seen it all during his years on the force. That is until he saw the body of his sister Annie, brutally used by a monster in human form, then carelessly discarded. He'd never seen such grief ravage the face of his friend and brother-in-law Ray Cruz, a good cop on the Newport Beach Police Department. When Weir learns that the only witness swore the killer made his escape in a Newport Beach squad car, his disbelief turns to confusion and outrage. Now the anguished Weir


The Worst Journey in the World
The Worst Journey in the World
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
This gripping story of courage and achievement is the account of Robert Falcon Scott's last fateful expedition to the Antarctic, as told by surviving expedition member Apsley Cherry-Garrard. Cherry-Garrard, whom Scott lauded as a tough, efficient member of the team, tells of the journey from England to South Africa and southward to the ice floes. From there began the unforgettable polar journey across a forbidding and inhospitable region. On November 12, 1912, in arctic temperatures, the


The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel
The Book of Roads: A Life Made from Travel
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Since graduating from college with a journalism degree, Phil Cousineau's wanderlust has driven him to visit nearly 100 countries as a backpacker, a documentary filmmaker, a travel writer, a photographer, and an art and literary tour leader. For him, travel provides what his mentor Joseph Campbell called ''the key to the realm of the muses''. Author of the best-selling travel book The Art of Pilgrimage, Cousineau continues to crisscross the world as a travel writer, a filmmaker, and the host of


The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
The Devil's Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America's Great White Sharks
By Random House Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller Thirty miles west of San Francisco is a spooky cluster of rocky islands called the Farallones, battered by foul weather, thronged with seabirds, and surrounded by the largest great white sharks in the world. Journalist Susan Casey was in her living room when she first glimpsed this strange place and its resident sharks, and knew she had to see them for herself. The result is a rare glimpse into the lives of nature's most mysterious predators. In a post-Jaws/Discovery


Sailing Alone Around the World
Sailing Alone Around the World
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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ean: 9781455166145, isbn: 1455166146,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
[Read by Bernard Mayes] Challenged by an expert who said it couldn't be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world. A little over three years and forty-six thousand miles later, the proof was complete. This is Slocum's own account of his remarkable adventures during the historic voyage of the ''Spray''. Whether Slocum was more accomplished as a writer or sailor is hard to say. His writing style is fast


Walking the Himalayas
Walking the Himalayas
By Hachette Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Following his trek along the length of the Nile River, explorer Levison Wood takes on his greatest challenge yet - navigating the treacherous foothills of the Himalayas, the world's highest mountain range. Praised by Bear Grylls, Levison Wood has been called ''the toughest man on TV'' (The Times UK). Now, following in the footsteps of the great explorers, Levison recounts the beauty and danger he found along the Silk Road route of Afghanistan, the Line of Control between Pakistan and India,


Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power
Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise to Western Power
By Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781982589165, isbn: 1982589167,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Examining nine landmark battles from ancient to modern times--from Salamis, where outnumbered Greeks devastated the slave army of Xerxes, to Cortes' conquest of Mexico to the Tet offensive--Victor Davis Hanson explains why the armies of the West have been the most lethal and effective of any fighting forces in the world.Looking beyond popular explanations such as geography or superior technology, Hanson argues that it is in fact Western culture and values--the tradition of dissent, the value


The Routes of Man: How Roads are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today
The Routes of Man: How Roads are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today
By Brilliance Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Roads bind our world-metaphorically and literally-transforming landscapes and the lives of the people who inhabit them. Roads have unparalleled power to impact communities, unite worlds and sunder them, and reveal the hopes and fears of those who travel them.With his marvelous eye for detail and his contagious enthusiasm, Ted Conover explores six of these key byways worldwide. In Peru, he traces the journey of a load of rare mahogany over the Andes to its origin, an untracked part of the Amazon


Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
By Tantor Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel headed out the back door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and a sign that read ''Walking to Listen''. He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how. So he decided to take a cross-country quest for guidance, one where everyone he met would be his guide. In the year that followed, he faced an Appalachian winter and a Mojave summer.


Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520074436, isbn: 1520074433,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 128 reviews
On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks, they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive,these men and women not only had to keep their faith, they had to make an impossible decision: Should they eat the flesh of their dead


Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James
Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises, David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk across France to the Pyrenees. Starting on the Rue Saint-Jacques then trekking 750 miles south to Roncesvalles, Spain, their eccentric route takes 72 days on Roman roads and pilgrimage paths - a 1,100-year-old network of trails leading to the sanctuary of Saint James the Greater. It is best known as El Camino de Santiago de Compostela - ''The Way'' for short. The object of any pilgrimage is


Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey of the Silk Road
Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey of the Silk Road
By HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538552261, isbn: 1538552264,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
A brilliant, fierce writer makes her debut with this enthralling travelogue and memoir of her journey by bicycle along the Silk Road--an illuminating and thought-provoking fusion of The Places in Between, Lab Girl, and Wild that dares us to challenge the limits we place on ourselves and the natural world.As a teenager, Kate Harris realized that the career she craved--to be an explorer, equal parts swashbuckler and metaphysician--had gone extinct. From what she could tell of the world from


The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River
The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River
By Tantor Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Investigative journalist Dan Morrison hired a boat builder, summoned a childhood buddy, and set out paddling from Jinja, Uganda, down the White Nile toward Cairo. Four thousand miles, two companions, and several other means of local conveyance later, he emerged on the Mediterranean. The story Morrison tells of this spectacular - and spectacularly harrowing - journey is a mash-up of narrative travel writing, investigative reportage, and current history, resulting in a thoughtful, funny, and


South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917
South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452601359, isbn: 1452601356,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
As war clouds darkened over Europe in 1914, a party led by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to make the first crossing of the entire Antarctic continent via the Pole. But their initial optimism was short-lived as ice floes closed around their ship, gradually crushing it and marooning twenty-eight men on the polar ice. Alone in the world's most unforgiving environment, Shackleton and his team began a brutal quest for survival. And as the story of their journey across treacherous seas and a


Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
By Random House Audio
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ean: 9780739343791, isbn: 0739343793,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that ''suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down.'' He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster..


The Darkest Jungle: The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America's Ill-fated Race to Connect the Seas
The Darkest Jungle: The True Story of the Darien Expedition and America's Ill-fated Race to Connect the Seas
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
The Darkest Jungle tells the harrowing story of America's first ship canal exploration across a narrow piece of land in Central America called the Darien, a place that loomed large in the minds of the world's most courageous adventurers in the nineteenth century. With rival warships and explorers from England and France days behind, the 27-member U.S. Darien Exploring Expedition landed on the Atlantic shore at Caledonia Bay in eastern Panama to begin their mad dash up the coast-hugging


Trapped!: The Story of Floyd Collins
Trapped!: The Story of Floyd Collins
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
The sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt in early 1925 of caver Floyd Collins generated America's first true media spectacle and one of the seminal events of the century.The crowds that gathered outside Sand Cave in Kentucky turned the rescue site into a carnival. Collins's situation was front-page news throughout the country, hourly bulletins interrupted radio programs, and Congress recessed to hear the latest word.With a new epilogue revealing additional information about the



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