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Author: Jedidiah Jenkins | Narrator: Jedidiah Jenkins
Release Date: October 02, 2018
New York Times bestseller | “Thrilling, tender, utterly absorbing . . . Every chapter shimmered with truth.”  Cheryl Strayed

From travel writer Jedidiah Jenkins comes a long-awaited memoir of adventure, struggle, and lessons learned while bicycling the 14,000 miles from Oregon to Patagonia.
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Author: William Atkins | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: July 24, 2018
One of Booklist's Top 10 Literary Travel Books of 2018 

"William Atkins is an erudite writer with a wonderful wit and gaze and this is a new and exciting beast of a travel book."—Joy Williams 

In the classic literary tradition of Bruce Chatwin and Geoff Dyer, a rich and exquisitely written account of travels in eight deserts on five continents that evokes the timeless allure of these remote and forbidding places.
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Author: Kirk Wallace Johnson | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: April 24, 2018
As heard on NPR's This American Life

“Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air

“One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.
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Author: Brian Castner | Narrator: Brian Castner
Release Date: March 13, 2018
In 1789, Alexander Mackenzie traveled 1200 miles on the immense river in Canada that now bears his name, in search of the fabled Northwest Passage that had eluded mariners for hundreds of years. In 2016, the acclaimed memoirist Brian Castner retraced Mackenzie's route by canoe in a grueling journey -- and discovered the Passage he could not find.
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Author: Jon Krakauer | Narrator: Philip Franklin
Release Date: November 07, 2017
No one writes about mountaineering and its attendant victories and hardships more brilliantly than Jon Krakauer. . In this collection of thirteen of his finest essays and reporting – including the essay, “Is Yosemite Going To The Dogs” – Krakauer writes of mountains from the memorable perspective of one who has himself struggled with solo madness to scale Alaska's notorious Devils Thumb.
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Author: Lia Huber | Narrator: Lia Huber
Release Date: October 24, 2017
A noted entrepreneur, food writer, and recipe developer serves up an evocative adventure story abouther quest to find healing, meaning, and a place at the table.
 
Hunger comes to us in many forms, writes Lia Huber—we long to be satisfied not just physically, but emotionally and spiritually as well.
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Author: Holly FitzGerald | Narrator: Jorjeana Marie
Release Date: May 30, 2017
A stunning debut; a Departures original publication. The ultimate survival story; a wild ride—the wildest—down a South American river in the thick of the Amazon Basin; a true and thrilling adventure of a young married couple who survive a plane crash only to later raft hundreds of miles across Peru and Bolivia, ending up in a channel to nowhere, a dead end so flooded there is literally no land to stand on.
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Author: Steve House and Reinhold Messner | Narrator: Steve House
Release Date: April 04, 2017
What does it take to be one of the world's best high-altitude mountain climbers. A lot of fundraising; traveling in some of the world's most dangerous countries; enduring cold bivouacs, searing lungs, and a cloudy mind when you can least afford one. It means learning the hard lessons the mountains teach.
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Author: David Grann | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: March 07, 2017
The #1 New York Times Bestseller - Now a Major Motion Picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, Robert Pattinson and Sienna Miller. 

In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization.
$19.99
ISBN: 9780525494119
8 Unabridged CDs
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Author: Christopher McDougall | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: April 14, 2015
The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere.
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Author: Chris Guillebeau | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: September 09, 2014
A remarkable book that will both guide and inspire, The Happiness of Pursuit reveals how anyone can bring meaning into their life by undertaking a quest.
 
When he set out to visit all of the planet’s countries by age thirty-five, compulsive goal seeker Chris Guillebeau never imagined that his journey’s biggest revelation would be how many people like himself exist--each pursuing a challenging quest.
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Author: Geoff Dyer | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: May 20, 2014

From a writer “whose genre-jumping refusal to be pinned down [makes him] an exemplar of our era” (NPR), a new book that confirms his power to astound readers.
 
As a child Geoff Dyer spent long hours making and blotchily painting model fighter planes.

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