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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 Dog...
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 sati...
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...
Author: Steve House | 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. ...
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...
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...
Author: Cheryl Strayed | Narrator: Bernadette Dunne
Release Date: March 20, 2012
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection.A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought sh...
Author: David Roberts and Ed Viesturs | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 04, 2011
The bestselling author of No Shortcuts to the Top and K2 chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak, Annapurna in the Himalaya, while exploring the dramatic and tragic history of others who have ...
Author: James M. Tabor | Narrator: Don Leslie
Release Date: June 15, 2010
The deepest cave on earth was a prize that had remained unclaimed for centuries, long after every other ultimate discovery had been made: both poles by 1912, Everest in 1958, the Challenger Deep in 1961. In 1969 we even walked on the moon. And yet as...
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Author: David Roberts and Ed Viesturs | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 13, 2009
A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the bestselling authors of No Shortcuts to the TopAt 28,251 feet, the world's second-tallest mountain, K2 thrusts skyward ou...
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Author: Andrew Zimmern | Narrator: Andrew Zimmern
Release Date: September 08, 2009
Andrew Zimmern, the host of The Travel Channel’s hit series Bizarre Foods, has an extraordinarily well-earned reputation for traveling far and wide to seek out and sample anything and everything that’s consumed as food globally, from co...
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Author: Andrew Zimmern | Narrator: Andrew Zimmern
Release Date: September 08, 2009
Andrew Zimmern, the host of The Travel Channel’s hit series Bizarre Foods, has an extraordinarily well-earned reputation for traveling far and wide to seek out and sample anything and everything that’s consumed as food globally, from cow ...
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