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Beyond the Mountain
Beyond the Mountain
By Random House Audio
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers? A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains teach. Steve House built his reputation on ascents throughout the Alps, Canada, Alaska, the Karakoram, and the Himalaya that have expanded possibilities of style, speed, and difficulty. In 2005


Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries
Tune In Tokyo: The Gaijin Diaries
By Lake Union Publishing
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ean: 9781612181318, isbn: 1612181317,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Everyone wants to escape their boring, stagnant lives full of inertia and regret. But so few people actually have the bravery to run -- run away from everything and selflessly seek out personal fulfillment on the other side of the world where they don't understand anything and won't be expected to. The world is full of cowards. Tim Anderson was pushing thirty and working a string of dead-end jobs when he made the spontaneous decision to pack his bags and move to Japan, “where my status as a


Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
By Random House Audio
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Finding Everett Ruess is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age 20 have earned him a large and devoted cult following. More than 75 years after his vanishing, Ruess stirs the kinds of passion and speculation accorded such legendary doomed American adventurers as Into the Wild's Chris McCandless and Amelia Earhart. ''I have not tired of the


The Climb
The Climb
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions attempted to climb the highest mountain in the world, but things went terribly wrong. This is the harrowing account of the worst disaster in the history of Mt. Everest. The Climb is Russian mountaineer Anatoli Boukreev's account of the harrowing May 1996 Mount Everest attempt, a tragedy that resulted in the deaths of eight people. The book is also Boukreev's rebuttal to accusations from fellow climber and author Jon Krakauer, who, in his bestselling


Arctic Homestead: The True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds
Arctic Homestead: The True Story of One Family's Survival and Courage in the Alaskan Wilds
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
In 1973, Norma Cobb, her husband Lester, and their five children pulled up stakes in the lower 48 and headed north to Alaska to follow a pioneer dream of claiming land under the Homestead Act. The only land available lay north of Fairbanks near the Arctic Circle where grizzlies outnumbered humans 20 to one.  In addition to fierce winters and predatory animals, the Alaskan frontier drew the more unsavory elements of society's fringes. From the beginning, the Cobbs found themselves pitted in a


No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks
By Books on Tape
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
This gripping and triumphant memoir follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time. For 18 years, Ed Viesturs pursued climbing's holy grail: to stand atop the world's 14 8,000-meter peaks, without the aid of bottled oxygen. But No Shortcuts to the Top is as much about the man who would become the first American to achieve that goal as it is about his stunning quest. As Viesturs recounts the stories of his most harrowing


The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
The Tenth Island: Finding Joy, Beauty, and Unexpected Love in the Azores
By Little A
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ean: 9781503941328, isbn: 1503941329,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
From a Pulitzer Prize–winning writer comes an exuberant memoir of personal loss and longing, and finding connection on the remote Azorean Islands of the Atlantic Ocean.Reporter Diana Marcum is in crisis. A long-buried personal sadness is enfolding her—and her career is stalled—when she stumbles upon an unusual group of immigrants living in rural California. She follows them on their annual return to the remote Azorean Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, where bulls run down village streets,


Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon's Relentless Madre de Dios
Ruthless River: Love and Survival by Raft on the Amazon's Relentless Madre de Dios
By Random House Audio
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Holly FitzGerald and her husband, Fitz - married less than two years - set out on a yearlong honeymoon adventure of a lifetime, backpacking around the world. Five months into the trip, their plane crash-lands in Peru at a penal colony walled in by jungle, and their blissfully romantic journey turns into a terrifying nonstop labyrinth of escape and survival. On a small, soon-ravaged raft that quickly becomes their entire universe through dangerous waters alive with deadly animals and fish,


Undaunted Courage
Undaunted Courage
By Simon & Schuster Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River, across the forbidding Rockies, and - by way of the Snake and Columbia rivers - down to the Pacific Ocean. Lewis and his partner, Captain William Clark, endured incredible hardships and witnessed astounding sights. With great perseverance, they worked their way into an unexplored West. When they returned two years later, they had long since been given up for


Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13
Emperors of the Ice: A True Story of Disaster and Survival in the Antarctic, 1910-13
By Brilliance Audio
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Apsley George Benet Cherry-Garrard has always dreamt of becoming an explorer. So in the spring of 1910, when Captain Robert Falcon Scott offers young ''Cherry'' the position of Assistant Zoologist aboard the Terra Nova, Cherry considers himself the luckiest man alive. Cherry's luck, however, will soon change. Far off in the icy unknown of Antarctica, where temperatures plummet below - 77°F, exploration is synonymous with a struggle for life. Frostbite, scurvy, hidden ice chasms, and packs of


Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story
Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story
By Penguin Audio
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
In this intimate dual memoir, Sue Monk Kidd and her daughter, Ann, offer distinct perspectives as a 50-something and a 20-something, each on a quest to redefine herself and to rediscover each other. Between 1998 and 2000, Sue and Ann travel throughout Greece and France. Sue, coming to grips with aging, caught in a creative vacuum, longing to reconnect with her grown daughter, struggles to enlarge a vision of swarming bees into a novel. Ann, just graduated from college, heartbroken and


A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert
A Woman in Arabia: The Writings of the Queen of the Desert
By Penguin Audio
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the upcoming major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson and directed by Werner Herzog. Gertrude Bell was leaning in 100 years before Sheryl Sandberg. One of the great woman adventurers of the 20th century, she turned her back on Victorian society to study at Oxford and travel the world and became the chief architect of British policy in the


All over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft
All over the Place: Adventures in Travel, True Love, and Petty Theft
By Hachette Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
Some people are meant to travel the globe, to unwrap its secrets and share them with the world. And some people have no sense of direction, are terrified of pigeons, and get motion sickness from tying their shoes. These people are meant to stay home and eat nachos. Geraldine DeRuiter is the latter. But she won't let that stop her. Hilarious, irreverent, and heartfelt, All over the Place chronicles the years Geraldine spent traveling the world after getting laid off from a job she loved.


I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years
I'm a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After Twenty Years
By Brand: Random House Audio
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ean: 9780553456509, isbn: 0553456504,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 80 reviews
The master humorist and bestselling author of A Walk in the Woods now guides us on an affectionate, hysterically funny tour of America's most outrageous absurdities.After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (he had read somewhere that nearly three million Americans believed they had been abducted by aliens--as he later put it, ''it was clear my people needed me''). They were greeted by a new-and-improved


The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World
The Dawn Watch: Joseph Conrad in a Global World
By Penguin Audio
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
A visionary exploration of the life and times of Joseph Conrad, his turbulent age of globalization, and our own, from one of the most exciting young historians writing today Migration, terrorism, the tensions between global capitalism and nationalism, and a communications revolution: These forces shaped Joseph Conrad's destiny at the dawn of the 20th century. In this brilliant new interpretation of one of the great voices in modern literature, Maya Jasanoff reveals Conrad as a prophet of


unleash the power of the female brain Audiobook:By Daniel G. Amen M.D.:Unleash the Power of the Female Brain: SUPERCHANGING YOURS FOR BETTER HEALTH, ENERGY, MOOD, FOCUS, AND SEX [Audiobook, Unabridged]
unleash the power of the female brain Audiobook:By Daniel G. Amen M.D.:Unleash the Power of the Female Brain: SUPERCHANGING YOURS FOR BETTER HEALTH, ENERGY, MOOD, FOCUS, AND SEX [Audiobook, Unabridged]
By Random House Audio
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ean: 8876250441885,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
From one of the world's leading experts on how the brain works, a step-by-step, practical program for women to achieve greater health, energy, and lasting happiness by harnessing the power of the female brain. For the first time, bestselling author and brain expert Dr. Daniel G. Amen offers insight on the unique characteristics and needs of the female brain and a practical, prescriptive program targeted specifically for women to help them thrive. In this breakthrough guide based on research


Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery
By Random House Audio
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews
The companion audiobook to Ken Burns's PBS documentary film. In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President Thomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of Discovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. The expedition, led by two remarkable and utterly different commanders - the brilliant but troubled Meriwether Lewis and his trustworthy, gregarious friend William Clark - was to be the United


Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men
By Bolinda Audio
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ean: 9781743199404, isbn: 1743199406,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
Known to millions of Australians simply as 'Smithy', Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true 20th century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest and, throughout his amazing career, his fame in Australia was matched only by that of Don Bradman. Among other achievements, Smithy was the first person to fly across the Pacific, he broke the record for the fastest flight from England to Australia, and at one point he held more long-distance


Over the Edge of the World CD: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
Over the Edge of the World CD: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
By HarperAudio
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ean: 9780060577308, isbn: 0060577304,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
In 1519 Magellan and his fleet of five ships set sail from Seville, Spain, to discover a water route to the fabled Spice Islands in Indonesia, where the most sought-after commodities -- cloves, pepper, and nutmeg -- flourished. Three years later, a handful of survivors returned with an abundance of spices from their intended destination, but with just one ship carrying eighteen emaciated men. During their remarkable voyage around the world the crew endured starvation, disease, mutiny, and


Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest
By Tantor Audio
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
In 1996, Beck Weathers and a climbing team pushed toward the summit of Mount Everest. Then a storm exploded on the mountain, ripping the team to shreds, forcing brave men to scratch and crawl for their lives. Rescuers who reached Weathers saw that he was dying and left him. Twelve hours later, the inexplicable occurred. Weathers appeared, blinded, gloveless, and caked with ice - walking down the mountain. In this powerful memoir, now featuring a new preface, Weathers describes not only his



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