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The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062876607
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Published: William Morrow - February 18th, 2020

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“A brave and marvelous book. A page-turner that will rip your heart out.” —Jon Krakauer


Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226462
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Published: Catapult - March 3rd, 2020

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).


The Art of Resilience Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780008356934
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Published: HarperCollins - August 4th, 2020

'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


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The Sun Is a Compass: My 4,000-Mile Journey into the Alaskan Wilds Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316414449
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - February 25th, 2020

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.


Lands of Lost Borders: A Journey on the Silk Road Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062846662
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Published: 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


Raised in Ruins: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781513262635
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Published: 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.


The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Christopher Columbus, His Son, and the Quest to Build the World's Greatest Library Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982111403
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Published: 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.


This Much Country Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781538762387
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Published: 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.


Edge of the Map: The Mountain Life of Christine Boskoff Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781680512885
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Published: 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.


Fighting for Space: Two Pilots and Their Historic Battle for Female Spaceflight Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538716045
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Published: 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.


The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks (Illustrated Book of Historical Sailor Explorers, Nautical Travel Gift) Cover Image
By Huw Lewis-Jones, Don Walsh (Foreword by)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781452181158
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Published: 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.


Saving the Oregon Trail: Ezra Meeker's Last Grand Quest Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780874223743
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Published: Washington State University Press - May 1st, 2020

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