Narratives & Adventure, General

GSP015
$16.99  
Hardcover, John Muir, 288pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781423607120
Part of John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his name: forests, lakes, trails, and glaciers....
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MPS192
$18.00  
Paperback, Adrian Flanagan, 320pages, 5.1 x 7.8 inches, ISBN: 9781472944313
Only one person has ever sailed vertically around the world--Adrian Flanagan. And he did it singlehanded. Sailing around the world horizontally is difficult enough, crossing thousands of miles of ocean only to get near land at the Capes battling treacherous currents. However, hundreds of...
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WWN821
$21.95  
Paperback, Donald L. Barlett & James B. Steele, 688pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780393326024
The life that inspired the major motion picture The Aviator, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by Martin Scorsese. Howard Hughes has always fascinated the public with his mixture of secrecy, dashing lifestyle, and reclusiveness. This is the book that breaks through the image to get at...
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CAP004
$6.48 $12.95  
Paperback, Don Douglass, 286pages, 6 x 0.6 x 9, ISBN: 9781934199152
In his multiple incarnations as a sailor, outdoorsman, explorer, engineer, inventor, businessman and author, Don Douglass has always lived life on his own terms. Inheriting his father's entrepreneurial spirit, he has made a career out of turning his passion for outdoor pursuits into a series of...
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HRW103
$15.99  
Paperback, Julia Hill, 288pages, 5.3 x 8, ISBN: 9780062516596
On December 18, 1999, Julia Butterfly Hill's feet touched the ground for the first time in over two years, as she descended from "Luna," a thousand year-old redwood in Humboldt County, CA. Hill had climbed 180 feet up into the tree high on a mountain on December 10, 1997, for what she thought...
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RAN496
$17.00  
Paperback, ROBERT KURSON, 304pages, 6.4 x 1 x 9.6, ISBN: 9780812973693
A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the  New York Times  bestseller  Shadow Divers   Finding and identifying a pirate ship is the hardest thing to do under the sea. But two...
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RAN409
$8.50 $17.00  
Paperback, JIM ROBBINS, 256pages, 5.2 x 0.6 x 7.9, ISBN: 9780812981292
The Man Who Planted Trees  is the inspiring story of David Milarch’s quest to clone the biggest trees on the planet in order to save our forests and ecosystem—as well as a hopeful lesson about how each of us has the ability to make a difference. “When is the best time to plant a tree?...
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SIM182
$22.99  
Paperback, Gordon Hempton, John Grossmann, 368pages, ISBN: 9781416559108
In the visionary tradition of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring, One Square Inch of Silence alerts us to beauty that we take for granted and sounds an urgent environmental alarm. Natural silence is our nation’s fastest-disappearing resource, warns Emmy-winning acoustic ecologist Gordon Hempton, who...
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RAN003
$13.99  
Paperback, J. Maarten Troost, 239pages, 5 x 8, ISBN: 9780767921992
The hilarious tale of the author's time on Vanuatu, a rugged cluster of islands where the natives gorge themselves on kava and are still known to 'eat the man. '
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RAN077
$15.00  
Paperback, J. Maarten Troost, 272pages, 5.5 x 8, ISBN: 9780767915304
Tells the hilarious story of what happens when the adventurous author discovers that Tarawa is not the island paradise he'd dreamed of. It's one misadventure after another as he battles heat, bugs, and bumbling government officials.
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GPT080
$14.95  
Paperback, Lenore Skomal, 148pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780762758807
This is the absorbing, painstakingly researched story of Ida Lewis, born in Newport, Rhode Island in 1842, and the fearless rescues she made at Lime Rock Lighthouse. Her father, Captain Hosea Lewis, became the first keeper of Lime Rock Lighthouse in 1853. But after he was disabled by stroke,...
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PDB013
$19.96 $24.95  
Hardcover, Lin Pardey, 304pages, 6x9, ISBN: 9781929214679
Lin Pardey and her husband Larry are internationally famous for their sailing adventures. But in 1980 -- fresh from an eleven years-long sailing journey, where they forged the early years of their marriage on high seas and in exotic locales -- they came to CA looking for a good spot to build...
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HRW073
$7.50 $14.99  
Paperback, Jason Roberts, 379pages, 5.25 x 8, ISBN: 9780007161263
The inspiring and amazing story of how a blind man became history's greatest traveler. James Holman (1786-1857), solitary and sightless, had nearly unbelievable adventures from Siberia to Africa to Ceylon to the Australian Outback.
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