“A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.” —Jon Krakauer
The son of working-class Mexican immigrants flees a life of labor in fruit-packing plants to run in a Native American marathon from Canada to Guatemala in this "stunning memoir that moves to the rhythm of feet, labor, and the many landscapes of the Americas" (Catriona Menzies-Pike, author of The Long Run).
'Incredible individual, incredible book, incredible story.' CHRIS HEMSWORTH
'A hero who is as humble as he is resilient... testament to a "never give up" spirit ' BEAR GRYLLS
'From reading this book, the message that comes shining through is this: you can achieve anything.' ANT MIDDLETON
For fans of Cheryl Strayed, the gripping story of a biologist's human-powered journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic to rediscover her love of birds, nature, and adventure.$16.99ISBN: 9780062846662Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Dey Street Books - June 11th, 2019
"Lands of Lost Borders carried me up into a state of openness and excitement I haven’t felt for years. It’s a modern classic."—Pico Iyer$16.99ISBN: 9781513262635Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Alaska Northwest Books - April 7th, 2020
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An extraordinary memoir of a woman's unconventional childhood growing up in the Alaskan wilderness, on the grounds where the burned remains of a cannery once stood.$17.00ISBN: 9781982111403Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Scribner - March 10th, 2020
This impeccably researched and “adventure-packed” (The Washington Post) account of the obsessive quest by Christopher Columbus’s son to create the greatest library in the world is “the stuff of Hollywood blockbusters” (NPR) and offers a vivid picture of Europe on the verge of becoming modern.$16.99ISBN: 9781538762387Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grand Central Publishing - March 10th, 2020
A memoir of heartbreak, thousand-mile races, the endless Alaskan wilderness and many, many dogs from one of only a handful of women to have completed both the Yukon Quest and the Iditarod.$19.95ISBN: 9781680512885Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Mountaineers Books - February 26th, 2020
Edge of the Map is equal parts inspiring, dramatic, and heartbreaking. One of America's greatest high altitude mountaineers, Christine Boskoff was at the top of her career when she and her partner died in an avalanche in 2006. Charismatic, principled, and humble, Boskoff was also a deeply loved role model to her climbing partners and the Sherpa community.$30.00ISBN: 9781538716045Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grand Central Publishing - February 18th, 2020
Spaceflight historian Amy Shira Teitel tells the riveting story of the female pilots who each dreamed of being the first American woman in space.$40.00ISBN: 9781452181158Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Chronicle Books - February 11th, 2020
In this remarkable collection of illustrated private journals, log books, letters, and diaries, The Sea Journal follows the voyages of intrepid sailors.
This captivating book contains firsthand records by a great range of travelers of their encounters with strange creatures and new lands—full of dangers and delights, pleasures and perils.$28.95ISBN: 9780874223743Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Washington State University Press - May 1st, 2020