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The Interrupted Journey: Two Lost Hours Aboard a UFO: The Abduction of Betty and Barney Hill By John Fuller Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593468234
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Published: Vintage - May 10th, 2022

TWO LOST HOURS ABOARD A UFO—THE ABDUCTION OF BETTY AND BARNEY HILL • One of the most extraordinary UFO tales of our time—a thrilling, otherworldly, and wildly entertaining adventure that enraptured America and stands as the quintessential extraterrestrial encounter


The Moth and the Mountain: A True Story of Love, War, and Everest By Ed Caesar Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501143380
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - November 2nd, 2021

“An outstanding book.” —The Wall Street Journal * “Gripping at every turn.” —Outside * “A hell of a ride.” —The Times (London)

An extraordinary true story about one man’s attempt to salve the wounds of war and save his own soul through an audacious adventure.


Beyond Possible: One Man, Fourteen Peaks, and the Mountaineering Achievement of a Lifetime By Nims Purja Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781426222535
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Published: National Geographic - January 4th, 2022

Nepali climber Nims Purja is the first man ever to summit all fourteen of the world’s 8000 meter “Death Zone” peaks. He did so in less than seven months, breaking the previous record of seven years.


Life Lived Wild: Adventures at the Edge of the Map By Rick Ridgeway Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781938340994
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Published: Patagonia - October 26th, 2021

A life worth living is lived at the edges where it is wild

At the beginning of his memoir Life Lived Wild, Adventures at the Edge of the Map, Rick Ridgeway tells us that if you add up all his many expeditions, he's spent over five years of his life sleeping in tents: "And most of that in small tents pitched in the world's most remote regions." It's not a boast so much as an explan


Jim Bridger: Trailblazer of the American West By Jerry Enzler Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780806168630
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Published: University of Oklahoma Press - April 29th, 2021

Even among iconic frontiersmen like John C. Fr mont, Kit Carson, and Jedediah Smith, Jim Bridger stands out. A mountain man of the American West, straddling the fur trade era and the age of exploration, he lived the life legends are made of. His adventures are fit for remaking into the tall tales Bridger himself liked to tell.


The Writing of the Gods: The Race to Decode the Rosetta Stone By Edward Dolnick Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501198939
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Published: Scribner - October 19th, 2021

The fast-paced and “engrossing account” (The New York Times Book Review) of “one of the greatest breakthroughs in archaeological history” (The Christian Science Monitor): two rival geniuses in a race to decode the writing on one of the world’s most famous documents—the Rosetta Stone.

The Rosetta Stone is one of the most famous


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West with the Night By Beryl Markham, Ruth Ambrose (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Beryl Markham, Ruth Ambrose (Foreword by)
$26.89
ISBN: 9781684930784
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Published: Mockingbird Press - June 30th, 2022

West with the Night is a memoir by British-born author, aviator, and equestrian, Beryl Markham. Friend and fellow author Ernest Hemingway once wrote to his editor Maxwell Perkins asking: "Did you read Beryl Markham's book, West with the Night? ...


The Adventurer's Son: A Memoir By Roman Dial Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062876614
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Published: Custom House - February 23rd, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER 

"Destined to become an adventure classic." —Anchorage Daily News


In Search of a Kingdom: Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the Perilous Birth of the British Empire By Laurence Bergreen Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062875365
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Published: Mariner Books - March 29th, 2022

“FASCINATING . . . Dramatic and timely.” —New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice


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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save  Lives in World War II By Vicki Croke Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981650
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 14th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill


The Long Way: Sheridan House Maritime Classic By Bernard Moitessier, William Rodarmor (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781493042784
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Published: Sheridan House - August 1st, 2019

The Long Way is Bernard Moitessier's own incredible story of his participation in the first Golden Globe Race, a solo, non-stop circumnavigation rounding the three great Capes of Good Hope, Leeuwin, and the Horn. For seven months, the veteran seafarer battled storms, doldrums, gear-failures, knock-downs, as well as overwhelming fatigue and loneliness.


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West with the Night: A Memoir By Beryl Markham, Sara Wheeler (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Beryl Markham, Sara Wheeler (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780865477636
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Published: North Point Press - January 22nd, 2013

A new edition of a great, underappreciated classic of our time

Beryl Markham's West with the Night is a true classic, a book that deserves the same acclaim and readership as the work of her contemporaries Ernest Hemingway, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, and Isak Dinesen.