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The Space Shuttle: A Mission-by-Mission Celebration of NASA's Extraordinary Spaceflight Program By Roland Miller Cover Image
ISBN: 9781648291357
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Published: Artisan - November 8th, 2022

6 orbiters, 140 missions, 355 astronauts, 500,000,000 miles—all in one rich and beautiful photographic journey

The Space Shuttle tells the story of NASA’s amazing Space Shuttle program and its 140 space flights (135 missions, plus five Approach and Landing Tests) in a uniquely designed and covetable way.

The Writing of the Gods: The Race to Decode the Rosetta Stone By Edward Dolnick Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501198946
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Published: Scribner - November 22nd, 2022

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

Chasing Hieroglyphs: My Journey to Egypt By Jean-Francois Champollion, Joyce Tyldesley (Foreword by), Peter A. Clayton (Translator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781783342235
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Published: Gibson Square - November 15th, 2022

As a child Jean-Fran ois Champollion had but one fervent wish--to travel to Egypt and solve the mystery of the ancient hieroglyphs. Finally, a brief lull in the Mediterranean war against the Ottoman Sultan offered his expedition a window of a few days in 1828 to disembark. Egypt proved a treacherous place, and not only because it was part of the Ottoman Empire.

Bourdain: The Definitive Oral Biography By Laurie Woolever Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062909114
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Published: Ecco - October 4th, 2022

New York Times bestseller

An unprecedented behind-the-scenes view into the life of Anthony Bourdain from the people who knew him best 

Wild at Heart: The Dangers and Delights of a Nomadic Life  Cover Image
ISBN: 9781988547930
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Published: A&U New Zealand - August 1st, 2022

Gripping sequel to Woman in the Wilderness, Miriam Lancewood'sstory of the quest for a simple life, unfettered by society's norms.

Miriam Lancewood's first book Woman in the Wilderness told her story of living for seven years in the wilderness of New Zealand with her husband, hunting and gathering, and roaming the mountains like nomads.

The Incredible Life of Hubert Wilkins: Australia's greatest explorer By Peter FitzSimons Cover Image
ISBN: 9780733641367
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Published: Hachette Australia - December 6th, 2022

The extraordinary, must-read story of the brave, bold Hubert Wilkins - Australia's most adventurous explorer, naturalist, photographer, war hero, aviator, spy and daredevil - brought to life by Australia's greatest storyteller.

The Johnny Chronicles By John Peterson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781667822662
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Published: BookBaby - August 1st, 2022

The Johnny Chronicles (a factual written account of important or historical events in the order of their occurrence) describes Johnny's life in more or less chronological order. It starts on the beach when Johnny was three years old and ends in the doctor's office when Johnny was seventy-five.

The Nearly Man By Mark Bridgeman Cover Image
ISBN: 9781849955003
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Published: Whittles - September 15th, 2022

Country Never Trod: William Lewis Manly's 1849 Voyage Down Utah's Green River By Michael D. Kane Cover Image
ISBN: 9781493060955
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Published: Two Dot Books - September 1st, 2022

William Lewis Manly was a forty-niner, explorer, and humanitarian whose story most people have never heard. Born in Vermont, William Lewis Manly was drawn out west by the lure of gold. Previous scholarship claims that the Yankee frontiersman floated only 290 miles down the Green River to the Uinta Basin, but author Michael D.

Why Am I Taller?: What Happens to an Astronaut's Body in Space By Dave Williams, Elizabeth Howell Cover Image
ISBN: 9781770415966
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Published: ECW Press - November 1st, 2022

One Inch from Disaster: True Tales from the Wilds of British Columbia By Kelly Randall Ricketts Cover Image
ISBN: 9781550179262
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Published: Harbour Publishing - September 27th, 2022

Kelly Randall Ricketts has spent over half his life in the Campbell River area of Vancouver Island and lived in almost every region of BC, and like many rural British Columbians, he has tried his hand at an astonishing array of occupations from logging to mining to wrangling horses.

Lights to Guide Me Home: A Journey Off the Beaten Track in Life, Love, Adventure, and Parenting By Meghan J. Ward, Caroline Van Hemert (Foreword by) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781771603591
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Published: Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated - September 27th, 2022

This debut memoir is at once a captivating travelogue and an introspective look at what it takes to navigate the unfamiliar and find your way back home.