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Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff
Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff
by Rosemary Mahoney
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When Rosemary Mahoney, in 1998, took a solo trip down the Nile in a seven-foot rowboat, she discovered modern Egypt for herself. As a rower, she faced crocodiles and testy river currents; as a female, she confronted deeply-held beliefs about foreign... (read more)

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The Complete SAS Survival Manual
The Complete SAS Survival Manual
by Barry Davies
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The essential survival training of the British Special Air Service (SAS). 360 color... (read more)

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The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World (Practical Nomad)
The Practical Nomad: How to Travel Around the World (Practical Nomad)
by Edward Hasbrouck
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The Practical Nomad provides a global perspective thats necessary whether youre a first-time trekker or an experienced explorer. Now more than ever it is important to understand other cultures, and Edward Hasbroucks guide makes the ever-changing world... (read more)

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Pass the Butterworms: Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered
Pass the Butterworms: Remote Journeys Oddly Rendered
by Tim Cahill
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The Intrepid voyager and author of "A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg" presents another delightful collection of adventure-travel writings that are full of the irreverent wit and appreciation for the absurd that are uniquely--and hilariously--his.... (read more)

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The Natural Navigator: A Watchful Explorer's Guide to a Nearly Forgotten Skill
The Natural Navigator: A Watchful Explorer's Guide to a Nearly Forgotten Skill
by Tristan Gooley
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Before GPS, before the compass, and even before cartography, humankind was navigating. A windswept tree, the depth of a puddle, or a trill of birdsong could point the way home--and, for the alert traveler, they still can. Whether you go exploring in the... (read more)

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How to Survive Anything, Anywhere
How to Survive Anything, Anywhere
by Chris Mcnab
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Each tactic is presented in easy-to-follow steps, accompanied by helpful illustrations that teach readers how to: - Find and construct shelters - Sustain life anywhere on land or at sea - Hunt, trap, and fish with jerry-rigged tools - Build... (read more)

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Alive: Sixteen Men, Seventy-Two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--The Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes (P.S.)
Alive: Sixteen Men, Seventy-Two Days, and Insurmountable Odds--The Classic Adventure of Survival in the Andes (P.S.)
by Piers Paul Read
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On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks they suffered... (read more)

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127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
127 Hours: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
by Aron Ralston
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The International Bestseller andlt;iandgt;Between a Rock and a Hard Placeandlt;/iandgt;--Now the Major Motion Picture andlt;iandgt;127 Hoursandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;/iandgt;Hiking into the remote Utah canyonlands, Aron Ralston felt perfectly at... (read more)

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Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and with (Almost) No Money
Possum Living: How to Live Well without a Job and with (Almost) No Money
by Dolly Freed
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In the late seventies, at the age of eighteen and with a seventh-grade education, Dolly Freed wrote Possum Living about the five years she and her father lived off the land on a half-acre lot outside of Philadelphia. At the time of its publication in... (read more)

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The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America
by Brian Kevin.
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BRIAN KEVIN has written about travel, adventure, and culture for Outside, Sierra, Men’s Journal, and Travel + Leisure. He received a 2010 Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers. He currently lives in coastal Maine.... (read more)

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Imperfect Passage: A Sailing Story of Vision, Terror, and Redemption
Imperfect Passage: A Sailing Story of Vision, Terror, and Redemption
by Michael Cosgrove
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Michael Cosgrove had a beautiful family, a successful career, and a lovely Southern California home overlooking the Pacific Ocean. At the age sixty, he decided to leave that all behind to sail around the world.  In spite of his romanticized vision... (read more)

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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why: True Stories of Miraculous Endurance and Sudden Death
by Laurence Gonzales
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-284) and index.... (read more)

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The Cactus Eaters: How I Lost My Mind -- and Almost Found Myself -- on the Pacific Crest Trail (P.S.)
The Cactus Eaters: How I Lost My Mind -- and Almost Found Myself -- on the Pacific Crest Trail (P.S.)
by Dan White
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The Pacific Crest Trail stretches from Mexico to Canada, a distance of 2,650 grueling, sun-scorched, bear-infested miles. When Dan White and his girlfriend announced their intention to hike it, Dan's parents — among others — thought they were... (read more)

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The Gr10 Trail: Through the French Pyrenes
The Gr10 Trail: Through the French Pyrenes
by Paul Lucia
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The 900km of footpath, lane and track-way which link the Atlantic coast with the Mediterranean have created one of the finest long-distance routes in France. GR10, the so-called Sentier des Pyrenees, is a walk of epic proportions, routed as it is along... (read more)

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Hawke's Special Forces Survival Handbook: The Portable Guide to Getting Out Alive
Hawke's Special Forces Survival Handbook: The Portable Guide to Getting Out Alive
by Mykel Hawke
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U.S. Special Forces Captain and outdoor survival expert Mykel Hawke provides the most practical and accessible survival skills and information necessary to survive in the outdoors. These methods are based on Hawke's 25-year career as a Captain in the U.S.... (read more)

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Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World (Vintage Departures)
Falling Off the Map: Some Lonely Places of the World (Vintage Departures)
by Pico Iyer
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The author of Video Night in Kathmandu ups the ante on himself in this sublimely evocative and acerbically funny tour through the world's loneliest and most eccentric places. From Iceland to Bhutan to Argentina, Iyer remains both uncannily observant and... (read more)

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Way Out (06 Edition)
Way Out (06 Edition)
by Craig Childs
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- A breakout book from a writer increasingly celebrated as the 21st-century bard of the American Southwest--a writer in the tradition of Barry Lopez, Peter Matthiessen, Terry Tempest Williams, among others. - In March 2003, Craig Childs received the... (read more)

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Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Survival Manual
Outdoor Life: The Ultimate Survival Manual
by Richard Johnson
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Whether you’re lost in the woods, facing an armed insurrection, or preparing for a hurricane, the experts at Outdoor Life magazine are the people you want on your side. This book is the one you need if you want to protect your family, save yourself,... (read more)

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The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer: Close Encounters with Strangers
The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer: Close Encounters with Strangers
by Eric Hansen
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Eric Hansen survives a cyclone on a boat off the Australian coast, cradles a dying man in Calcutta, and drinks mind-altering kava in Vanuatu. He helps a widower search for his wife's wedding ring amid plane-crash wreckage in Borneo and accompanies... (read more)

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The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook with CDROM
The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook with CDROM
by Joshua Piven
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This deluxe desk reference includes a hardbound volume of the most popular scenarios from all 11 "Worst-Case Scenario" handbooks, plus the entire contents of all the books on a fully searchable CD.... (read more)

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