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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
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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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
by Mark Adams
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What happens when an unadventurous adventure writer tries to re-create the original expedition to Machu Picchu? In 1911, Hiram Bingham III climbed into the Andes Mountains of Peru and “discovered” Machu Picchu. While history has recast... (read more)

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
by David Grann
Staff Pick
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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Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon
Mother of God: An Extraordinary Journey Into the Uncharted Tributaries of the Western Amazon
by Paul Rosolie
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When Paul Rosolie, a restless eighteen-year-old hungry for adventure, embarked on a journey to the western Amazon in 2006, he didn't know that it would transform his life. In the Madre de Dios ("Mother of God") region of Peru, where the... (read more)

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In Patagonia (Penguin Classics)
In Patagonia (Penguin Classics)
by Bruce Chatwin
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A masterpiece of travel, history and adventure, this award-winning book captures the spirit of the land, history, wildlife, and people of Patagonia.... (read more)

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God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
God's Middle Finger: Into the Lawless Heart of the Sierra Madre
by Richard Grant
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Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the range climbs to nearly 11,000 feet and boasts several canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon. The rules of... (read more)

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On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
On Mexican Time: A New Life in San Miguel
by Tony Cohan
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An American writer and his wife find a new homeand a new lease on lifein the charming sixteenth-century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. When Los Angeles novelist Tony Cohan and his artist wife, Masako, visited central Mexico one winter they... (read more)

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Oaxaca Journal (National Geographic Directions)
Oaxaca Journal (National Geographic Directions)
by Oliver Sacks
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The best-selling author of Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks is well know as an explorer of the human mind — a neurologist with a gift for complex, insightful portrayals of people and their conditions. However, he... (read more)

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Savages
Savages
by Joe Kane
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Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.... (read more)

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The Handsomest Man in Cuba: An Escapade
The Handsomest Man in Cuba: An Escapade
by Lynette Chiang
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Lynette Chiang fled a decent job, three-bedroom house, fast car, and nice bloke in Sydney and, armed with a poor sense of direction, set off to see the world on a folding bicycle. The Handsomest Man in Cuba is the tale of her three-month romp pedaling... (read more)

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Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America
Darwin Slept Here: Discovery, Adventure, and Swimming Iguanas in Charles Darwin's South America
by Eric Simons
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One snowy day in Ushuaia, Argentina, the self-proclaimed "southernmost city in the world," writer Eric Simons picked up a copy of Charles Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle. He had just hiked the mountains overlooking Beagle Channel, and found himself... (read more)

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Oaxaca Journal (12 Edition)
Oaxaca Journal (12 Edition)
by Oliver Sacks
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Since childhood, Oliver Sacks has been fascinated by ferns: an ancient class of plants able to survive and adapt in many climates. Along with a delightful group of fellow fern aficionados—mathematicians, poets, artists, and assorted botanists and... (read more)

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The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
The Old Patagonian Express: By Train Through the Americas
by Paul Theroux
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Starting with a rush-hour subway ride to South Station in Boston to catch the Lake Shore Limited to Chicago, Theroux winds up on the poky, wandering Old Patagonian Express steam engine, which comes to a halt in a desolate land of cracked hills and thorn... (read more)

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Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?: A Swashbuckling Tale of High Adventures, Questionable Ethics, & Professional Hedonism
Do Travel Writers Go to Hell?: A Swashbuckling Tale of High Adventures, Questionable Ethics, & Professional Hedonism
by Thomas Kohnstamm
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For those who think that travel guidebooks are the gospel truth. The waitress suggests that I come back after she closes down the restaurant, around midnight. We end up having sex in a chair and then on one of the tables in the back corner. I pen a... (read more)

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In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
In Trouble Again: A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon (Vintage Departures)
by Redmond Ohanlon
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Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica
Tell My Horse: Voodoo and Life in Haiti and Jamaica
by Zora Neale Hurston
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Chapter OneThe Rooster's Nest Jamaica, British West Indies, has something else besides its mountains of majesty and its quick, green valleys. Jamaica has its moments when the land, as in St. Mary's, thrusts out its sensuous bosom to the sea. Jamaica has... (read more)

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Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
Walking the Amazon: 860 Days. One Step at a Time.
by Ed Stafford
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As seen on Discovery Channel and for readers of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, Bill Bryson, Jon Krakauer, and David Grann, a riveting, adventurous account of one mans history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazon — and through the most bio... (read more)

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Jungleland: A Mysterious Lost City and a True Story of Deadly Adventure (P.S.)
Jungleland: A Mysterious Lost City and a True Story of Deadly Adventure (P.S.)
by Christopher S. Stewart
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Armed with the personal notebooks of the mysterious World War II spy Theodore Morde, an adventurer who attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler, journalist Christopher S. Stewart sets out in search of the lost White City, buried somewhere deep in the... (read more)

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Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
by Carlos Eire
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National Book Award-winning memoir of exile from a tangerine-colored paradise: “Eire has done a splendid job….Masterfully written, bursting with wonderful details and images and populated by characters so well described that they seem to be... (read more)

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The Interior Circuit (Mexico City Chronicles)
The Interior Circuit (Mexico City Chronicles)
by Francisco Goldman
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Coming off the most successful book of a decorated career—Say Her Name—The Interior Circuit is Francisco Goldmans timely and provocative journey into the heart of Mexico City. The Interior Circuit is Goldmans story of his emergence from grief... (read more)

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