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Author: Frank Wynne and Sylvain Tesson
Release Date: July 13, 2021
A journey in search of one of the most elusive creatures on the planetAdventurer Sylvain Tesson has led a restless life, riding across Central Asia on horseback, freeclimbing the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame, and traversing the Himalayas by foot. But ...
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Author: Daniel Barbarisi
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A full-throttle, first-person account of the treasure hunt created by eccentric millionaire art dealer--and, some would say, robber baron--Forrest Fenn that became the stuff of contemporary legend. When Forrest Fenn was given a fatal cancer diag...
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Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Philip Franklin
Release Date: December 22, 2020
When Jon Krakauer reached the summit of Mt. Everest in the early afternoon of May 10, 1996, he hadn't slept in fifty-seven hours and was reeling from the brain-altering effects of oxygen depletion. As he turned to begin his long, dangerous descent fr...
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Author: Audrey Sutherland | Narrator: Mapuana Makia
Release Date: December 01, 2020
A Book for Connoisseurs of Wild Places of the EarthAn Epic Memoir of an Intrepid Solo Adventurer, a Woman Who Lived by the Philosophy "Go Simple, Go Solo, Go Now"Go Simple, Go Solo, Go NowIn 1958, while flying from one island to another, Audrey Suthe...
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Author: Audrey Sutherland | Narrator: Mapuana Makia
Release Date: December 01, 2020
An Epic Memoir of an Intrepid Solo Adventurer, a Woman Who Lived by the Philosophy "Go Simple, Go Solo, Go Now"In a memoir remarkable for its quiet confidence and acute natural observation, the author of Paddling Hawaii and Paddling My Own Canoe begi...
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Author: Christian Beamish | Narrator: Christian Beamish
Release Date: November 10, 2020
Christian Beamish, a notable writer for The Surfer's Journal, has done what every guy since Huck Finn has dreamed of doing: making his own boat and sailing it to paradise, with adventures along the way.Christian Beamish, a former editor at The Surfer...
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Author: Scott Anderson | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: August 25, 2020
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNew York Times • Christian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle Times • St. Louis DispatchNational Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable BookA thrilling and revel...
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Author: Steve Inskeep | Narrator: Steve Inskeep
Release Date: January 14, 2020
Steve Inskeep tells the riveting story of John and Jessie Frémont, the husband and wife team who in the 1800s were instrumental in the westward expansion of the United States, and thus became America's first great political couple John C. Fr&e...
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Author: Jon Gertner | Narrator: Fred Sanders and Jon Gertner
Release Date: June 11, 2019
A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change“Jon Gertner takes readers to spots few journalists or even explorers have visited...
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Author: Liz Clark | Narrator: Liz Clark
Release Date: April 02, 2019
Chasing a dream is never easy, but if you go far enough, it will set you free.Captain Liz Clark spent her youth dreaming of traveling the world by sailboat and surfing remote waves. When she was 22, she met a mentor who helped turn her desire into re...
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Author: David Grann | Narrator: Will Patton
Release Date: October 30, 2018
By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the AntarcticHenry Worsley was a devoted husband and father and a decorated British special forces officer who believed in ...
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Author: Maya Jasanoff | Narrator: Laurel Lekfow
Release Date: November 07, 2017
“Enlightening, compassionate, superb” —John Le CarréWinner of the 2018 Cundhill History PrizeA New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017One of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2017A visionary explo...
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