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Fusang Or, the Discovery of America: By Chinese Buddhist Priests in the ...

Charles Godfrey Leland - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 236 pages
Was the west coast of North America visited by travelers from China in the depths of antiquity? Ancient Asian documents provide extraordinary evidence that they did. For this ...
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Voyages and Discoveries of the Companions of Columbus

Washington Irving - History - 2007 - 416 pages
Washington Irving is best known for "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", but he also wrote two books on early seafarers and the exploration of the world. This ...
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Two Years Before the Mast

Richard Henry Dana, Jr. - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 472 pages
Two Years Before The Mast is a wonderful, elegantly written adventure classic that is still enjoyable more than one hundred years after its original publication. This is ...
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Snake Hunting on the Devil's Highway

Richard Lapidus - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 160 pages
On his first snake hunting trip to southeastern Arizona, the author was taunted and belittled by the owner of a small cafe because he expressed a fear of insects. The author ...
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The Legend Hunter: One Man in His Time, a Memoir

Romain Wilhelmsen - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 305 pages
In 1533, Francisco Pizarro made his epic march through the deserts and mountains of Peru. Wilhelmsen, against the advice of the National Geographical Society, set out to track ...
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Footsteps on the Ice: The Antarctic Diaries of Stuart D. Paine, Second Byrd ...

Stuart D. Paine - History - 2007 - 400 pages
In 1933 Antarctica was essentially unexplored. Admiral Richard Byrd launched his Second Expedition to chart the southernmost continent, primarily relying on the muscle power of ...
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With the Possum and the Eagle: The Memoir of a Navigator's War Over Germany ...

Ralph H. Nutter - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 327 pages
As told by ace navigator Ralph Nutter, this is the story of two of our country's leading airmen during World War II: Haywood "Possum" Hansell and Curtis "the Eagle" LeMay. 24 ...
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The Sea Has No End: The Life of Louis-Antoine de Bougainville

Victor Suthren, Victor J. H. Suthren - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 216 pages
"Soldier, sailor, adventurer, and philosopher, Louis-Antoine de Bougainville was a talented French officer whose remarkable career took him from the boudoirs of Paris to the ...
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Oak Island Obsession: The Restall Story

Lee Lamb - History - 2006 - 242 pages
For nearly six years the Restall family lived on Oak Island digging for the treasure of the infamous Money Pit. In 1965 their quest ended in tragedy.
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Spanish King of the Incas: The Epic Life of Pedro Bohorques

Ana Marķa Lorandi - History - 2005 - 258 pages
Spanish King of the Incas tells the fascinating story of a Spanish commoner who participated in the conquest of Latin America, then changed loyalties. He declared himself a ...
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