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Author: Charlie English | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: May 02, 2017
“Timbuktu is a real place, and Charlie English will fuel your wanderlust with true descriptions of the fabled city’s past, present, and future.” –Fodor’s Two tales of a city: The historical race to “discover&r...
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Author: Michael Finkel | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: March 07, 2017
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the wor...
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Author: Barry Blanchard | Narrator: Barry Blanchard
Release Date: March 07, 2017
With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thir...
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Author: Georgina Howell, Georgina Howell and Gertrude Bell | Narrator: Adjoa Andoh and Sian Thomas
Release Date: October 27, 2015
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the PBS documentary Letters from Baghdad, voiced by Tilda Swinton, and the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Dam...
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Author: Frederick Forsyth | Narrator: Robert Powell
Release Date: October 06, 2015
From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.  For more than forty years, Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, from the gro...
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Author: Leigh Ann Henion | Narrator: Nicol Zanzarella
Release Date: March 24, 2015
One woman reclaims her sense of wonder by seeking out the globe’s most incredible natural phenomenaHeartfelt and awe inspiring, Leigh Ann Henion’s Phenomenal is a moving tale of physical grandeur and emotional transformation, a journey ar...
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Author: Monte Reel | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: March 12, 2013
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of ...
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Author: Wade Davis | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: October 18, 2011
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Mount Everest’s North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain’s finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar ...
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Author: David Roberts | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: July 19, 2011
The definitive biography of Everett Ruess, the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American West and mysterious disappearance in the Utah desert at age 20 have earned him a large and devoted c...
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Author: Howard Blum | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: April 26, 2011
New York Times bestselling author Howard Blum expertly weaves together three narratives to tell the true story of the 1897 Klondike Gold Rush.It is the last decade of the 19th century. The Wild West has been tamed and its fierce, independent and oft...
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Author: James M. Tabor | Narrator: Don Leslie
Release Date: June 15, 2010
The deepest cave on earth was a prize that had remained unclaimed for centuries, long after every other ultimate discovery had been made: both poles by 1912, Everest in 1958, the Challenger Deep in 1961. In 1969 we even walked on the moon. And yet as...
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Author: Michael Kodas | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: February 19, 2008
In 2004, journalist Michael Kodas joined mountain climbers from New England on an expedition to Mount Everest. He anticipated an exhilarating and arduous adventure among a group of like-minded idealists that he could report to his readers back in Con...
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