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Author: Candice Millard
Release Date: May 17, 2022
From the New York Times bestselling author of RIVER OF DOUBT and DESTINY OF THE REPUBLIC, the stirring story of one of the great feats of exploration of all time, and its complicated legacy    For millennia the location of the Nil...
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Author: Ben McGrath
Release Date: May 03, 2022
The riveting true story of Dick Conant, an American folk hero who, over the course of more than twenty years, canoed solo thousands of miles of American rivers—and then disappeared near the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This book “contai...
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Author: Steven Rinella | Narrator: Steven Rinella and the Contributors
Release Date: July 20, 2021
Gather around for campfire stories with the MeatEater crew as they share sixteen harrowing true tales of survival, grit, and misfortune in the great outdoors—an immersive audio experience from the host of the long-...
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Author: Frank Wynne and Sylvain Tesson | Narrator: David Pittu
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
“Daniel Barbarisi plunges into an adventure from another era when he goes in search of buried treasure, guided only by a cryptic poem, a mischievous art collector, and the footsteps another pursuer who died on the quest… Every page draws...
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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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