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The Catch Me If You Can: One Woman's Journey to Every Country in the World By Jessica Nabongo Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781426222269
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Published: National Geographic - June 14th, 2022


In this inspiring travelogue, celebrated traveler and photographer Jessica Nabongo—the first Black woman on record to visit all 195 countries in the world—shares her journey around the globe with fascinating stories of adventure, culture, travel musts, and human connections.


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River of the Gods: Genius, Courage, and Betrayal in the Search for the Source of the Nile By Candice Millard Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385543101
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Published: Doubleday - May 17th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The harrowing story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time and its complicated legacy—from the New York Times bestselling author of The River of Doubt and Destiny of the Republic


The Ride of Her Life: The True Story of a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America By Elizabeth Letts Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525619345
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Published: Ballantine Books - June 7th, 2022

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The triumphant true story of a woman who rode her horse across America in the 1950s, fulfilling her dying wish to see the Pacific Ocean, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Horse and The Eighty-Dollar Champion


World Travel: An Irreverent Guide By Anthony Bourdain, Laurie Woolever Cover Image
$37.50
ISBN: 9780062802798
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Published: Ecco - April 20th, 2021

A guide to some of the world’s most fascinating places, as seen and experienced by writer, television host, and relentlessly curious traveler Anthony Bourdain


Nowhere for Very Long: The Unexpected Road to an Unconventional Life By Brianna Madia Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780063047983
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Published: HarperOne - April 5th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER • USA TODAY! BESTSELLER


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Six Walks: In the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau By Ben Shattuck Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781953534040
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Published: Tin House Books - April 19th, 2022

A New England Indie Bestseller

A New York Times Best Book of Summer, a Wall Street Journal Best Book of Spring, a Town & Country Magazine Must Read Book of Spring, and a Rumpus Most Anticipated Book of the Year


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Riverman: An American Odyssey By Ben McGrath Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780451494009
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Published: Knopf - April 5th, 2022

“This quietly profound book belongs on the shelf next to Jon Krakauer’s Into the Wild.” —The New York Times
 


Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West By Stephen E. Ambrose Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780684826974
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 1997

From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time.

In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a


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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of the Donner Party By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061348112
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Published: Mariner Books - September 22nd, 2015

From the #1 bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat and Facing the Mountain comes an unforgettable epic of family, tragedy, and survival on the American frontier


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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit By Michael Finkel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781101911532
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 2018

A National Geographic Best Book of the Year 

National Bestseller


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The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey By Candice Millard Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780767913737
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Published: Anchor - October 10th, 2006

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait—the bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic brings us the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.


Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster By Jon Krakauer Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780385494786
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Published: Anchor - October 19th, 1999

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The epic account of the storm on the summit of Mt. Everest that claimed five lives and left countless more—including Krakauer's—in guilt-ridden disarray. 

"A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLE