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Biography & Autobiography - Adventurers & Explorers
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Author: Maya Jasanoff
Release Date: November 07, 2017
From one of America’s most exciting historians, the astonishing life and times of Joseph Conrad, a visionary guide to the turbulent age of globalization
 
Shakespeare and the Elizabethans, Goethe and the Romantics—great artists can become tutelary spirits for their age.
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Author: Eva Shockey and A. J. Gregory
Release Date: August 29, 2017
A world-famous bow hunter who defies the stereotype that hunting is a man's game, Eva Shockey is a real-life Katniss Everdeen--a TV and social media star at the forefront of a new wave of women and girls in outdoor sports.
     Eva Shockey grew up aspiring to be a dancer, like her glamorous mother.
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Author: Morten Stroksnes
Release Date: June 27, 2017
Winner of the Norwegian Brage Prize 2015
Winner of the Norwegian Critics’ Prize for Literature 2015
Winner of the Norwegian Reine Ord Prize at Lofoten International Literature Festival 2016

A salty story of friendship, adventure, and the explosive life that teems beneath the ocean, for readers of Bill Bryson and such classics as The Snow Leopard.
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Author: Tommy Caldwell | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: May 16, 2017
A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan   

"If you want to be inspired by a great leader, if you want to feel what it takes to do what no one thought possible, if you want to be absorbed by a heroic journey--Tommy Caldwell's story is one of the best you could ever hope to find.
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Author: Charlie English | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: May 02, 2017
Two tales of a city. The historical race to “discover” one of the world’s most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend.
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Author: Barry Blanchard | Narrator: Barry Blanchard
Release Date: March 07, 2017
With heart-pounding descriptions of avalanches and treacherous ascents, Barry Blanchard chronicles his transformation from a poor Native American/white kid from the wrong side of the tracks to one of the most respected alpinists in the world. At thirteen, he learned to rappel when he joined the 1292 Lord Strathcone’s Horse Army Cadets.
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Author: Michael Finkel | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: March 07, 2017
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.
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Author: Gertrude Bell | Narrator: Sian Thomas and Adjoa Andoh
Release Date: October 27, 2015
A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson and directed by Werner Herzog, and of the documentary Letters from Baghdad, voiced by Tilda Swinton

Gertrude Bell was leaning in 100 years before Sheryl Sandberg.
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Author: Frederick Forsyth | Narrator: Robert Powell
Release Date: October 06, 2015
From Frederick Forsyth, the grand master of international suspense, comes his most intriguing story ever—his own.
 
 
For more than forty years, Frederick Forsyth has been writing extraordinary real-world novels of intrigue, from the groundbreaking The Day of the Jackal to the prescient The Kill List.
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Author: Leigh Ann Henion | Narrator: Nicol Zanzarella
Release Date: March 24, 2015
One woman reclaims her sense of wonder by seeking out the globe’s most incredible natural phenomena

Heartfelt and awe inspiring, Leigh Ann Henion’s Phenomenal is a moving tale of physical grandeur and emotional transformation, a journey around the world that ultimately explores the depths of the human heart.
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Author: Monte Reel | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: March 12, 2013
The unbelievably riveting adventure of an unlikely young explorer who emerged from the jungles of Africa with evidence of a mysterious, still mythical beast—the gorilla—only to stumble straight into the center of the biggest debate of the day.
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Author: Wade Davis | Narrator: Enn Reitel
Release Date: October 18, 2011
On June 6, 1924, two men set out from a camp perched at 23,000 feet on an ice ledge just below the lip of Mount Everest’s North Col. George Mallory, thirty-seven, was Britain’s finest climber. Sandy Irvine was a young Oxford scholar of twenty-two with little previous mountaineering experience.
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