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Product Description: “That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet. Whether they are rescuing citizens injured and freezing in the Alaskan wilderness or saving wounded Rangers and SEALS in blazing firefights at war, the PJs are the least known and most highly trained of America’s warriors...read more

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9781250102997 | St Martins Pr, March 7, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: “That Others May Live” is a mantra that defines the fearless men of Alaska’s 212th Pararescue Unit, the PJs, one of the most elite military forces on the planet.

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Product Description: Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Descending carefully, he and his team picked their way across deep crevasses and through the deadly Khumbu Icefall; when the mountain was finally behind him, Erik knew he was going to live...read more

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9781250088789 | Thomas Dunne Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.

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Product Description: In the tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, one woman's transformational journey rowing across the savage sea—twice.Just out of college, newly wed, and set up with her husband Curt in a small town in New York, Kathleen Saville quickly realized that an ordinary life working for a better used car and a home with a mortgage would never satisfy her thirst for freedom and adventure...read more

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9781628726886 | Arcade Pub, February 7, 2017, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In the tradition of Cheryl Strayed's Wild, one woman's transformational journey rowing across the savage sea—twice.

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Product Description: In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7. The first manned mission in the Apollo program and the first manned flight after a fire during a launch pad test killed three astronauts in early 1967, Apollo 7 helped restart NASA’s manned-spaceflight program...read more
By Susan Eisele Black (other contributor)

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9780803262836 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7.

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Product Description: Part travel memoir, part self-help book, Live, Love, Explore is a guide to finding meaning and adventure in your everyday life and discovering the road you were always meant to walk.  By bestselling author, Leon Logothetis, from the Netflix Series, The Kindness Diaries...read more

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9781621453239 | Readers Digest, December 27, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Part travel memoir, part self-help book, Live, Love, Explore is a guide to finding meaning and adventure in your everyday life and discovering the road you were always meant to walk.

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Product Description: From the 1920s to 1952, George and Else Seel lived about sixty kilometres south of Burns Lake near the small farming settlement of Wistaria on the western shore of Ootsa Lake. Like many early twentieth century settlers who migrated to BC’s Central Interior, the Seels came in search of opportunity and prosperity, but the harsh environment posed challenges they could not have imagined...read more

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9781987915211 | Caitlin Pr, December 19, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the 1920s to 1952, George and Else Seel lived about sixty kilometres south of Burns Lake near the small farming settlement of Wistaria on the western shore of Ootsa Lake.

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Product Description: "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to...read more

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9781103438242 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $32.99 | also contains Road | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.
9781605120447 | Lightning Source Inc, September 30, 2008, cover price $21.99 | also contains Road | About this edition: Jack London reveals the secrets of surviving as a hobo in the late-nineteenth century.

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9781523825622 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: Jack London was an American writer and social activist best known for the popular classics The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
9781519523273 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 25, 2015, cover price $7.95 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: The Road
9781517456641 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $10.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781517424091 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781516833580 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015, cover price $9.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
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9781223004211 | Natl Book Network, September 15, 2010, cover price $0.99 | also contains Road

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Product Description: "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to...read more

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9781523825622 | Createspace Independent Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: Jack London was an American writer and social activist best known for the popular classics The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
9781519523273 | Createspace Independent Pub, November 25, 2015, cover price $7.95 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: The Road
9781517456641 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $10.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781517424091 | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99 | also contains Road, The Road
9781516833580 | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015, cover price $9.99 | also contains Road, The Road | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
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Product Description: "I went on 'The Road' because I couldn't keep away from it; because I hadn't the price of the railroad fare in my jeans; because I was so made that I couldn't work all my life on 'one same shift'; because — well, just because it was easier to than not to...read more

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9781605120447, titled "The Road" | Lightning Source Inc, September 30, 2008, cover price $21.99 | also contains The Road | About this edition: Jack London reveals the secrets of surviving as a hobo in the late-nineteenth century.
9781428031050, titled "The Road" | Indypublish.Com, September 28, 2006, cover price $77.99 | About this edition: "There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9781598181531, titled "The Road" | Alan Rodgers Books, August 30, 2006, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: "There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9781421817651, titled "The Road" | 1st World Library, May 30, 2006, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
9780813538068, titled "The Road" | Rutgers Univ Pr, May 18, 2006, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In 1894, an eighteen-year-old Jack London quit his job shoveling coal, hopped a freight train, and left California on the first leg of a ten thousand-mile odyssey.
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9781523825622, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $5.99 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: Jack London was an American writer and social activist best known for the popular classics The Call of the Wild, White Fang, and The Sea-Wolf.
9781519523273, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, November 25, 2015, cover price $7.95 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: The Road
9781517456641, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, September 22, 2015, cover price $10.99 | also contains The Road, The Road
9781517424091, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, September 20, 2015, cover price $8.99 | also contains The Road, The Road
9781516833580, titled "The Road" | Createspace Independent Pub, August 12, 2015, cover price $9.99 | also contains The Road, The Road | About this edition: There is a woman in the state of Nevada to whom I once lied continuously, consistently, and shamelessly, for the matter of a couple of hours.
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9781223004211, titled "The Road" | Natl Book Network, September 15, 2010, cover price $0.99 | also contains The Road

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Product Description: Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures. Venomologist Bryan Grieg Fry has one of the most dangerous jobs on earth: he works with its deadliest creatures...read more

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9781628726992 | Arcade Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Steve Irwin meets David Attenborough in this jaw-dropping account of studying the world’s most venomous creatures.

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Product Description: One man's quest to becoming a man that Hemingway would be proud to call un compadre.Ben Franklin. Teddy Roosevelt. John Wayne. Babe Ruth. Ernest Hemingway. Looking to follow in the footsteps of these manly men, Frank Miniter decided to go to the places we all agree still make men...read more

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9781510711921 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: One man's quest to becoming a man that Hemingway would be proud to call un compadre.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2014 National Biography Award in Australia. In a period when most ladies sat at home with their embroidery, Jane Franklin achieved fame throughout the western world, and was probably the best traveled woman of her day...read more

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9781760292546, titled "The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer" | Allen & Unwin, November 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Winner of the 2014 National Biography Award in Australia.

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Product Description: What if the childhood day you remembered as one of the most magical of your life became every day of your life?In Happy Place, Scott Renshaw explores the phenomenon of Disney theme park super-fans, and the unique connections they build with places known to most people only as occasional vacation destinations...read more

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9781941629291 | Critical Pr, October 11, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: What if the childhood day you remembered as one of the most magical of your life became every day of your life?

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Product Description: In May of 2005, North Shore Rescue put together a 40th Anniversary Expedition to Mount Logan. The team was made up of seven men and one woman – all experienced mountaineers and search & rescue personnel. The trip up the mountain was relatively standard, marked by good weather...read more

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9781771601924 | Rocky Mountain Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In May of 2005, North Shore Rescue put together a 40th Anniversary Expedition to Mount Logan.

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Product Description: In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter (Annabel) embarked on a journey across the storied Northwest Passage, among marine scientists, historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, and curious passengers. From Greenland to Baffin Island and all along the passage, Winter bears witness to the new math of the North—where polar bears mates with grizzlies, creating a new hybrid species; where the earth is on the cusp of yielding so much buried treasure that five nations stand poised to claim sovereignty of the land; and where the local Inuit population struggles to navigate the tension between taking part in the new global economy and defending their traditional way of life...read more

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9781619025677 | Counterpoint, October 13, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter (Annabel) embarked on a journey across the storied Northwest Passage, among marine scientists, historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, and curious passengers.
9781770893993 | House of Anansi Pr, September 30, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The long-awaited follow up to Annabel and Kathleen Winter’s first work of narrative nonfiction.

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9781619027985 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, October 11, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter (Annabel) embarked on a journey across the storied Northwest Passage, among marine scientists, historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, and curious passengers.

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Product Description: WINNER OF THE 2016 NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD (History/Biography)At 28,251 feet, K2 might be almost 800 feet shorter than Everest, but it’s a far harder climb. In this definitive account, Mick Conefrey grippingly describes the early attempts to reach the summit and provides a fascinating exploration of the first ascent’s complex legacy...read more

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9781780748733 | Reprint edition (Oneworld Pubns Ltd, October 11, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: WINNER OF THE 2016 NATIONAL OUTDOOR BOOK AWARD (History/Biography)At 28,251 feet, K2 might be almost 800 feet shorter than Everest, but it’s a far harder climb.

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Product Description: Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government. In this unique memoir, Hallendy writes of his adventures, experiences with strange Arctic phenomena, encounters with wildlife, and deep friendships with Inuit elders...read more
By William W. Fitzhugh (foreword by)

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9781771642309 | Greystone Books, October 11, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Arctic researcher, author, and photographer Norman Hallendy’s journey to the far north began in 1958, when many Inuit, who traditionally lived on the land, were moving to permanent settlements created by the Canadian government.

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Product Description: In 1963, the world followed the first American Mount Everest Expedition, and watched as "Big Jim" Whittaker became the first American to stand on top of the world. He returned home a hero. My Old Man and the Mountain is Leif Whittaker's engaging and humorous story of what it was like to "grow up Whittaker"―the youngest son of Jim Whittaker and Dianne Roberts, in an extended family of accomplished climbers...read more

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9781680510683 | Mountaineers Books, October 1, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In 1963, the world followed the first American Mount Everest Expedition, and watched as "Big Jim" Whittaker became the first American to stand on top of the world.

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Product Description: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that’s about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour? Or to look back on Earth from outer space and see the surprisingly precise line between day and night? Or to stand in front of the Hubble Space Telescope, wondering if the emergency repair you’re about to make will inadvertently ruin humankind’s chance to unlock the universe’s secrets? Mike Massimino has been there, and in Spaceman he puts you inside the suit, with all the zip and buoyancy of life in microgravity...read more

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9781101903544 | Crown Pub, October 4, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Have you ever wondered what it would be like to find yourself strapped to a giant rocket that’s about to go from zero to 17,500 miles per hour?

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Product Description: Declared “the best survival book in a decade” by Outside Magazine, 438 Days is the true story of the man who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, two men left the coast of Mexico for a weekend fishing trip in the open Pacific...read more

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9781501116292 | Atria Books, November 17, 2015, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: “The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.
9780448105802, titled "Puppy Sees" | Price Stern Sloan, September 1, 1985, cover price $2.95 | also contains Puppy Sees | About this edition: Walking around, a young puppy sees his mother, a tortoise, a duckling, a squirrel, and his sister, who is nibbling on a twig

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9781501116308 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, September 27, 2016), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Declared “the best survival book in a decade” by Outside Magazine, 438 Days is the true story of the man who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.

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9781628998238 | Large print edition (Center Point Pub, January 1, 2016), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: On November 17, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip.

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Product Description: "The greatest pleasure of naturalists (understated by certain utilitarians) is to discover new species, to point to new islands on the map of nature, and to populate continents that seem to be deserts" -- Richard Spruce, 1851 This splendid book traces the journeys of more than 80 pioneering botanists who explored the unknown world and collected thousands of unusual plants...read more
By Yannick Fourie (photographer)

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9781770857636 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "The greatest pleasure of naturalists (understated by certain utilitarians) is to discover new species, to point to new islands on the map of nature, and to populate continents that seem to be deserts" -- Richard Spruce, 1851 This splendid book traces the journeys of more than 80 pioneering botanists who explored the unknown world and collected thousands of unusual plants.

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Product Description: William Mesny ran off to sea as a boy and jumped ship at Shanghai in 1860 when he was just 18. Amid the chaos of foreign intrigue and civil war in 19th-century China, he became a smuggler, a prisoner of the Taiping rebels, a gun-runner and finally enlisted in the Chinese military...read more

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9789881376541 | Blacksmith Books, September 1, 2016, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: William Mesny ran off to sea as a boy and jumped ship at Shanghai in 1860 when he was just 18.

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Product Description: Garry Harrington hardly recognizes himself in photos any more. Staring down his fortieth birthday, he no longer looks like the collegiate athlete who once loved hiking and running. His dream job as a sports writer no longer holds the same thrill...read more

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9781628420456 | Appalachian Mountain Club, September 1, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Garry Harrington hardly recognizes himself in photos any more.

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Product Description: On October 5, 1995, Swiss Alpinist Erhard Loretan became the third person to climb all fourteen 8000-meter peaks, and the second to climb them without supplemental oxygen. He also became one of only a handful of individuals to climb Everest via the Hornbein Couloir; he and Jean Troillet completed the roundtrip climb in only 43 hours...read more

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9781680510065 | Mountaineers Books, September 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: On October 5, 1995, Swiss Alpinist Erhard Loretan became the third person to climb all fourteen 8000-meter peaks, and the second to climb them without supplemental oxygen.

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Product Description: "Hans Florine embodies the genius of 'and'--collaborative and competitive, fast and safe, audacious and disciplined, visionary and quantitative. The themes that run through Florine's 101 ascents of Yosemite's most iconic route can benefit people who will never climb a rock, indeed anyone inspired by the idea of a passionate, lifelong quest of any type...read more

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9781493024988 | Falcon Pr Pub Co, September 1, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "Hans Florine embodies the genius of 'and'--collaborative and competitive, fast and safe, audacious and disciplined, visionary and quantitative.

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