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Tracks (Vintage Departures)
Tracks (Vintage Departures)
by Robyn Davidson
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE A must for fans of Cheryl Strayed's WILD, and a cult classic in its own right, Tracks is the brilliantly written and frequently hilarious account of a young woman's odyssey through the deserts of Australia, with no... (read more)

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Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest
by Carl Hoffman
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On November 21, 1961, Michael C. Rockefeller, the twenty-three-year-old son of New York governor Nelson Rockefeller, vanished off the coast of southwest New Guinea when his boat capsized. He was on a collecting expedition for the Museum of Primitive Art,... (read more)

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The Songlines
The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
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Bruce Chatwin—author of In Patagonia—ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks." Along these timeless paths, amongst the fortune hunters and redneck Australians... (read more)

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Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art
by Carl Hoffman
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The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in remote New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world, and even Michael's powerful, influential family, guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full... (read more)

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Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
by J. Maarten Troost
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From the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals, the laugh-out-loud true story of his years on the islands of Vanuatu and Fiji, among cannibals, volcanoes...and the world's best narcotics. With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost... (read more)

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In a Sunburned Country
In a Sunburned Country
by Bill Bryson
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"Everything, it seems, is interesting to Bill Bryson. The marvel is that he can make it all interesting to us. Three billion year old fossilized organisms off the western coast; a giant lobster on the side of a highway; empty, forbidding spaces... In a... (read more)

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The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
by J. Maarten Troost
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When Troost followed his wife to a small island nation he expected Bali Hai. Instead he found an isolated, polluted, boiling hot hellhole. His wonderful tale is both hilarious and thrilling. This original adventure offers enjoyment and also allows... (read more)

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The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
The Happy Isles of Oceania: Paddling the Pacific
by Paul Theroux
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"Possibly his best travel book...an observant and frequently hilarious account of a trip that took him to 51 Pacific Islands." TIME Renowned travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux has been many places in his life and tried almost everything. But this... (read more)

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Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
by J Maarten Troost
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The bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals recounts his latest hilarious misadventures in the South Pacific, following in the footsteps of his unlikely idol, Robert Louis Stevenson   Readers and critics alike adore J. Maarten Troost for... (read more)

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Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
Headhunters on My Doorstep: A True Treasure Island Ghost Story
by J. Maarten Troost
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The bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals recounts his latest hilarious misadventures in the South Pacific, following in the footsteps of his unlikely idol, Robert Louis Stevenson. Readers and critics alike adore J. Maarten Troost for his... (read more)

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Tracks (Movie Tie-In Edition): A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback (Vintage Departures)
Tracks (Movie Tie-In Edition): A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback (Vintage Departures)
by Robyn Davidson
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1 I arrived in the Alice at five a.m. with a dog, six dollars and a small suitcase full of inappropriate clothes. 'Bring a cardigan for the evenings,' the brochure said. A freezing wind whipped grit down the platform and I stood shivering, holding warm... (read more)

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All Good Things: From Paris to Tahiti: Life and Longing
All Good Things: From Paris to Tahiti: Life and Longing
by Sarah Turnbull
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In this lushly written follow-up to Almost French, Sarah Turnbull explores a new paradise: Tahiti. Having shared her story in her bestselling memoir, Almost French, Australian writer Sarah Turnbull seemed to have had more than her fair share... (read more)

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The Arch of Kerguelen: Voyage to the Islands of Desolation
The Arch of Kerguelen: Voyage to the Islands of Desolation
by Jean Paul Kauffmann
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The Kerguelens - isolated French islands in the southern Indian Ocean - were the home of the Arch of Kerguelen, a 1,000-foot-tall stone vault that had confounded navigators for centuries. Jean-Paul Kauffmann finds poetry in the isolation and strangely... (read more)

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The Songlines
The Songlines
by Bruce Chatwin
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New edition published as part of the Vintage Classics series.... (read more)

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Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island.
Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island.
by Ed Stafford
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From the star of Discovery Channel's Naked and Marooned comes a a riveting, adventurous account of one manand#8217;s history-making journey along the entire length of the Amazonand#151;and through the most bio-diverse habitat on Earth.and#160; Fans of... (read more)

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Kon-Tiki
Kon-Tiki
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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Zen Explorations in Remotest New Guinea: Adventures in the Jungles and Mountains of Irian Jaya
Zen Explorations in Remotest New Guinea: Adventures in the Jungles and Mountains of Irian Jaya
by Neville Shulman
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The author of Zen in the Art of Climbing Mountains (Tuttle) is back with the fascinating, at times harrowing account of his expedition to scale the two highest peaks in Australasia, Ngga Pulu and Carstensz Pyramid. On his way up, the author meets the... (read more)

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Pacific Passages: Travelling the South Seas (Armchair Traveller)
Pacific Passages: Travelling the South Seas (Armchair Traveller)
by Hans Christof Wachter
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The first Europeans to catch sight of the islands of the South Seas thought that they had chanced upon paradise, and the tales they told on returning to their homes encouraged all other Europeans to idealise the islands as a tropical Arcadia. The truth... (read more)

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Inside Tracks: Robyn Davidson's Solo Journey Across the Outback
Inside Tracks: Robyn Davidson's Solo Journey Across the Outback
by Robyn Davidson
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Through stunning images, acclaimed photographer Rick Smolan tells the astounding story of Robyn Davidson, who crossed the desolate Australian outback accompanied only by four camels and a dog. Now, Davidson's exhilarating wilderness adventure is about to... (read more)

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One for the Road
One for the Road
by Tony Horwitz
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