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    Shadow Divers by Robert Kurson

    Shadow Divers is a non-fictional recounting of the discovery of a World War II German U-Boat sixty miles off the coast of New Jersey, USA in 1991.


    African Game Trails by Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt declined to run for reelection as President of the United States in 1908. Partly as a vacation, partly to avoid the press as his friend Taft set up a new administration, (and partly for self-promotion), T.R. set out for Africa to hunt big game and collect specimens for a future exposition at the Smithsonian. Scribner's magazine underwrote the trip by paying $50,000 for twelve articles. It is these articles that eventually became African Game Trails.In April 1909, T.R. and his son Kermit arrived in Mombasa. With an entourage of 250 porters and guides, the Roosevelts spent a year snaking across British East Africa, into the Belgian Congo and back to the Nile, ending in Khartoum. This narrative is a straightforward chronicle of the trip, laced with tips on tracking and hunting African big game, and observations and opinions about Africa and its peoples, many of which are politically incorrect by today's standards. T.R. believed in the inferiority of most African peoples and recommended they be civilized by European rule.For the most part, however, African Game Trails is a book about big game hunting. Over the course of the year, the Roosevelts collected (i.e. shot) 1,100 specimens, including eleven elephants, twenty rhinoceroses, seventeen lions, twenty zebra, seven hippopotamuses, seven giraffes, and six buffalo. This was a different era, to be sure. In a way that makes the account all the more valuable. African Games Trails is well-written and rolls along easily, like a good, long, after-dinner story. It is also a striking record of early 20th-century African culture and natural history. It is great fun and highly recommended for the non-squeamish.


    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.


    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 unpublished photographs of Frank Hurley.


    Looking For Alaska by Peter Jenkins

    Looking for Alaska is the first young adult novel by John Green, published in March 2005 by Dutton Juvenile. It won the 2006 Michael L. Printz Award from the American Library Association. It is divided into two parts, Before and After.


    Brazilian Adventure by Peter Fleming

    Brazilian Adventure is a book by Peter Fleming about his search for the lost Colonel Percy Fawcett in the Brazilian jungle. Fawcett along with his son and another companion had disappeared while searching for the Lost City of Z in 1925. Fleming was working as literary editor for The Times when he answered a small ad asking for volunteers to join an expedition to find out what had happened to Fawcett. The story of Fleming's 1932 expedition is told in Brazilian Adventure.


    Eclipse At Noon by James Axler

    Eclipse at Noon is the thirty-third book in the series of Deathlands. It was written by Laurence James under the house name James Axler.


    Farthest North - 1st Edition/1st Printing by Fridtjof Nansen



    No Picnic On Mount Kenya by Felice Benuzzi



    Touching the Void by Joe Simpson



    One Man's Wilderness by Keith- Sam/ Proenneke- Richard



    Across China by Peter Jenkins



    The Kon-Tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl



    Lost Moon by Jim; Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell



    I Married Adventure by Osa Johnson



    New Worlds To Conquer by Richard Halliburton



    Seven League Boots by Richard Halliburton



    The Dilbert Principle by Scott Adams



    Yosemite and The Range Of Light by Ansel Adams



    Lost Moon by Jim and Kluger, Jeffrey Lovell



    Lost Moon by Jim Lovell



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