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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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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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Stanley (07 Edition)
Stanley (07 Edition)
by Jeal
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"A magnificent new life . . . [and] a superb adventure story. . . . There have been many biographies of Stanley, but Jeal's is the most felicitous, the best informed, the most complete and readable and exhaustive, profiting from his access to... (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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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
Publisher Comments
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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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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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 Customs of the Kingdoms of India
The Customs of the Kingdoms of India
by Polo
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Gleaned during his voyage along the coasts of India, Marco Polos mystified reports include the story of a giant bird that eats elephants, along with many other tales both reliable and fantastical.... (read more)

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Points Unknown: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Twentieth Century
Points Unknown: The Greatest Adventure Writing of the Twentieth Century
by David Roberts
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Roberts and the editors of "Outside" have gathered the most enduring adventure literature of the century into one heart-stopping volume. By turns charming and tragic, whimsical and nerve-racking, this extraordinary collection gets to the heart of why... (read more)

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Oxford Atlas of Exploration
Oxford Atlas of Exploration
by Oxford
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The history of exploration is the history of human fascination with the world. Almost from the beginning of humanity, people have felt impelled to venture into unknown regions, displaying incredible endurance and bravery in the face of harsh environments... (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
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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The Book of Exploration
The Book of Exploration
by Ray Howgego
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A chronological tour of the history of exploration in the style of The Map Book, by the world's leading expert.  Before the turn of the 19th century, ventures into uncharted lands required material or spiritual reward to justify the perils of... (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 Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the 14th Century
by Ross E E Dunn
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Ross Dunn here recounts the great traveler's remarkable career, interpreting it within the cultural and social context of Islamic society and giving the reader both a biography of an extraordinary personality and a study of the hemispheric dimensions of... (read more)

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The Account: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion
The Account: Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca's Relacion
by Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
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Cultural Writing. A new and improved translation of the Spanish explorer's chronicle of his journey across a large portion of what is now the United States. De Vaca's journey (1528 - 1536) of hardship and misfortune is one of the most remarkable in the... (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 Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus
The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus
by David Abulafia
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The first landings in the Atlantic World generated striking and terrifying impressions of unknown peoples who were entirely foreign to anything in European explorers experience. From the first recorded encounters with the native inhabitants of the Canary... (read more)

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Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible
Columbus: And the Conquest of the Impossible
by F Fernandez Armesto
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A highly readable and controversial portrait of a man driven by religion, influenced by mysticism, and, at best, a primitive navigator who barely knew how to use his ship's instruments. A pre-eminent historian calls into question earlier findings by... (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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