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A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
A Voyage Long and Strange: On the Trail of Vikings, Conquistadors, Lost Colonists, and Other Adventurers in Early America
by Tony Horwitz
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W hat happened in North America between Columbus's sail in 1492 and the Pilgrims' arrival in 1620? On a visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he doesn't have a clue, nor do most Americans. So he sets off across the continent to rediscover the... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
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Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
The Mapmaker's Wife: A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
by Robert Whitaker
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A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon The year is 1735. A decade-long expedition to South America is launched by a team of French scientists racing to measure the circumference of the earth and to reveal the mysteries of a little-known... (read more)

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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe (P.S.)
by Laurence Bergreen
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In 1519, Magellan, five ships, and more than two hundred men set sail from Spain to find a water route to the Spice Islands. Despite suffering starvation, disease, torture, and death, they discovered the passageway known today as the Strait of Magellan... (read more)

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
by David Grann
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Grann's riveting book, The Lost City of Z, delves into the intrepid life and mysterious disappearance of legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett. Armchair travelers will be whisked away to the Amazon on a wild ride with a surprising finish.... (read more)

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The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
The Travels Marco Polo (Penguin Classics)
by Marco Polo
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Classic translation of Marco Polo's famous travels. Includes index and maps.... (read more)

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The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success
by Martin Dugard
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The riveting account of one of historyand#8217;s greatest adventures and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke, set off... (read more)

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Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
Great Exploration Hoaxes (Modern Library Exploration)
by David Roberts
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Did Peary reach the North Pole? Was Admiral Byrd the first to fly over it? Did Frederick Cook actually make the first ascent of Mt. McKinley? Spanning 450 years of history, Great Exploration Hoaxes tells the spellbinding stories of ten men who pursued... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
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Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
The Last Crusade: The Epic Voyages of Vasco Da Gama
by Nigel Cliff
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In 1498 a young captain named Vasco da Gama sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed the Indian Ocean, and discovered the sea route to the Indies and, with it, access to the fabled wealth of the East. It was the longest voyage ever... (read more)

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before
by Tony Horwitz
Staff Pick
Blue Latitudes is an enjoyable and often hilarious journey into the amazing life and adventures of Captain James Cook and his crew. There is no better way to learn nautical history than to bring an Aussie, and a bottle of grog, along.... (read more)

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Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley & Livingstone
by Martin Dugard
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With the utterance of a single line—“Doctor Livingstone, I presume?”—a remote meeting in the heart of Africa was transformed into one of the most famous encounters in exploration history. But the true story behind Dr... (read more)

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Barrow's Boys: A Stirring Story of Daring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy
Barrow's Boys: A Stirring Story of Daring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy
by Fergus Fleming
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The author presents the story of John Barrow, Second Secretary to the Admiralty, who, after the Napoleonic Wars and for the next 30 years handpicked teams of elite naval officers and scoured the world in search of new lands. Photos & Illustrations. 4... (read more)

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Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm
by Monte Reel
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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 the day:... (read more)

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Columbus: The Four Voyages
Columbus: The Four Voyages
by Laurence Bergreen
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From the author of the Magellan biography, Over the Edge of the World, a mesmerizing new account of the great explorer Christopher Columbus's 1492 voyage across the Atlantic Ocean in search of a trading route to China, and his unexpected landfall in the... (read more)

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The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
The Mammoth Book of Travel in Dangerous Places
by John Keay
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A timely reissue of this classic collection, formerly titled The Mammoth Book of Explorers, contains over 40 fascinating first-hand accounts of exploration including the first crossing of North America, exploration of the Congo, and adventures in Machu... (read more)

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Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration
Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration
by David Roberts
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This collection of adventure writing ranges from Robert Falcon Scott's final journal entry to Jon Krakauer's reckless solo climb of the Devil's Thumb to Tom Wolfe's brilliant portrayal of Chuck Yeager shattering the sound barrier in "The Right Stuff". A... (read more)

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Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
Kon Tiki ((Rev)84 Edition)
by Thor Heyerdahl
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Now a major motion picture, Kon-Tiki is the record of Thor Heyerdahl’s astonishing three-month voyage across the Pacific. Kon-Tiki is the record of an astonishing adventure—a journey of 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean by... (read more)

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My Life as an Explorer (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
My Life as an Explorer (National Geographic Adventure Classics)
by Sven Hedin
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Introduction by Anthony Brandt. Over the course of three decades in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Swedish geographer and explorer Sven Hedin traveled Central Asia A worldwide bestseller in the 1920s and named one of "National Geographic... (read more)

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The Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
The Art of Rough Travel: From the Peculiar to the Practical Advice from a 19th Century Explorer
by Francis Galton
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"Carrion is not noxious to starving men." This is one of the countless potentially useful bits of information contained within Sir Francis Galton's fascinating but unwieldy (366 pages) The Art of Travel. First published in 1855, the book became a bible... (read more)

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