Travel Writing

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Endurance

Endurance

by Alfred Lansing

Ernest Shackleton defined heroism in 1915 when his ship, the Endurance, was trapped in ice and then destroyed on its way to Antarctica. This tense week-by-week, month-by-month reconstruction charts the incredible journey undertaken by his crew of 27 men through 850 miles of the southern Atlantic's heaviest seas.
A Short History Of Nearly Everything

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by Bill Bryson

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bryson follows his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. From the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. The result is a profound, funny, and wonderfully clear and entertaining adventure into the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it.
Endurance

Endurance

by Caroline Alexander

In August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton and a crew of twenty-seven set sail aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic - their goal to be the first explorers ever to cross Antarctica. Weaving a treacherous path through the icy Weddell Sea, they came within eighty miles of their destination when the ship became trapped in the ice pack. For the next ten months they waited for the ice to break, but it never did, instead crushing the Endurance in its flows, leaving the crew stranded. With remarkable... Read more
The Heart Of the World

The Heart Of the World

by Ian Baker

The myth of Shangri-la originates in Tibetan Buddhist beliefs in beyul, or hidden lands, sacred sanctuaries that reveal themselves to devout pilgrims and in times of crisis. The more remote and inaccessible the beyul, the vaster its reputed qualities. Ancient Tibetan prophecies declare that the greatest of all hidden lands lies at the heart of the forbidding Tsangpo Gorge, deep in the Himalayas and veiled by a colossal waterfall. Nineteenth-century accounts of this fabled waterfall inspired a series of... Read more
The Incredible Voyage

The Incredible Voyage

by Tristan Jones

Follow the supreme adventurer Tristan Jones as he takes a solitary and intrepid six-year voyage on his small craft, The Sea Dart. Covering a distance twice the circumference of the globe, from the lowest body of water in the world--The Dead Sea--to the highest-- Lake Titicaca in the Andes--Jones finds himself "a thousand times beyond the limit of endurance." With tenacity stronger than any obstacle encountered, Jones refuses to give up his adventure, even after falling prey to several disasters that... Read more
Tibet, Tibet

Tibet, Tibet

by Patrick French

When Patrick French was a teenager, the Dalai Lama visited his school in northern England. Fascinated by this exotic apparition, French began what was to become a lifelong quest to understand Tibet, the myth and the fact. He would immerse himself in the history, travel as the guest of ordinary Tibetans--nuns, nomads, and exiles--and organize Free Tibet activists from an office in London. Now he gives us a kaleidoscopic account of that journey.Part memoir, part travel book, part history, Tibet, Tibet... Read more
North To the Night

North To the Night

by Alvah Simon

Alvah Simon spent thirteen years sailing the world, finding adventure in Borneo's jungles, Africa's deserts, and Cape Horn's ship graveyards. For their Arctic journey, he and his wife, Diana, received the 1997 Cruising World Outstanding Seamanship Award. The Simons live aboard the Roger Henry.
Stones Into Schools

Stones Into Schools

by Greg Mortenson

From the author of the #1 bestseller Three Cups of Tea, the continuing story of this determined humanitarian's efforts to promote peace through educationIn this dramatic first-person narrative, Greg Mortenson picks up where Three Cups of Tea left off in 2003, recounting his relentless, ongoing efforts to establish schools for girls in Afghanistan; his extensive work in Azad Kashmir and Pakistan after a massive earthquake hit the region in 2005; and the unique ways he has built relationships with Islamic... Read more
Motoring With Mohammad

Motoring With Mohammad

by Eric Hansen

In Tuscany

In Tuscany

by Frances Mayes

Motoring With Mohammed

Motoring With Mohammed

by Eric Hansen

I Married Adventure

I Married Adventure

by Osa Johnson

The Marco Polo Odyssey

The Marco Polo Odyssey

by Harry Rutstein

Father's Day-A Novel

Father's Day-A Novel

by John Calvin Batchelor

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A Thousand Miles Up the Nile

by Amelia B Edwards

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Dove

by Robin Lee Graham

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In Southern Light

by Alex Shoumatoff

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Madonna and Child

by United States Postal Service

Travel Writing Books & Ephemera

Cross Country

Cross Country

by Sullivan, Robert

Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-388).
A Year In the World

A Year In the World

by Mayes, Frances

FRANCES MAYES is the author of four books about Tuscany. The now-classic Under the Tuscan Sun, which was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years, and became a Touchstone movie starring Diane Lane, was followed by Bella Tuscany and two illustrated books, In Tuscany and Bringing Tuscany Home. Mayes is also the author of the novel Swan, six books of poetry, and The Discovery of Poetry. Her books have been translated into more than twenty languages.
Journey To the Source Of the Nile

Journey To the Source Of the Nile

by Ondaatje, Christopher

Cape To Cairo

Cape To Cairo

by Kingsley, Holgate

Ahound the World

Ahound the World

by Lefson, Joanne

Taste For Travel

Taste For Travel

by Norwich, John Julius

Miles From Nowhere

Miles From Nowhere

by Savage, Barbara