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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

On 17th November, 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and the current dragged his boat out to sea. The storm picked up and c..

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438 Days: An Incredible True Story of Survival at Sea

On 17 November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two-day fishing trip. A vicious storm killed his engine and the current dragged his boat deep out to sea. Alvarenga would not tou..

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Addicted to Adventure: Between Rocks and Cold Places

Bob Shepton is an ordained minister in the Church of England in his late 70s, but spends most of his time sailing into the Arctic and making first ascents of inaccessible mountains. No tea parties for..

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Alone in Antarctica

What would it feel like to be out there alone in that empty vastness? Just before midnight on 24 November 2011, Felicity is left completely alone on the coast of Antarctica. The isolation is instant a..

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Alone on the Wall: Alex Honnold and the Ultimate Limits of Adventure

Catalogue Text 94 Alex Honnold is 28 years old, and perhaps the world's best 'free solo' climber. When Alex performs one of his long free solos, the severity of which no one else has yet dared to atte..

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Alone on the Wall: Alex Honnold and the Ultimate Limits of Adventure

'Riveting...Honnold is neither crazy nor reckless. Alone on the Wall reveals him to be an utterly unique and extremely appealing young man.' Jon Krakauer A twelve-year-old kid in the audience raised h..

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Ascent

'These well chronicled chapters of Chris's life read like the pages of an epic saga with all the battle and victory, triumph and tragedy, love and loss one would expect of a mythical hero.' - Leo Houl..

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Back From Africa - Paperback

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Beckoning Silence, The

Joe Simpson has experienced a life filled with adventure but marred by death. He has endured the painful attrition of climbing friends in accidents, calling into question the perilously exhilarating a..

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Cape Horners' Club: Tales of Triumph and Disaster at the World's Most Feared Cape

Cape Horn's fearsome reputation and the price it has extracted from those who venture there derives from a lethal contrivance of geography that unleashes the most powerful natural dynamic forces on th..

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Cherry:   A Life Of Apsley Cherry-Garrard

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Colder: The Illustrated Story of Britain's Greatest Polar Explorer

Sir Ranulph Fiennes is arguably the UK's greatest polar explorer and adventurer, whose never-say-die approach to life has enabled him to endure conditions most of us could never handle. His many succe..

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Complete Guide to Climbing & Mountaineering

This is a comprehensive, full-colour manual providing a complete reference for climbers of every level and discipline. It covers all the skills, safety issues and equipment necessary for the key climb..

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Cook's Endeavour Journal: The Inside Story

Cook's Endeavour Journal: The Inside Story brings to life the record of one of the world's most famous expeditions, the circumnavigation of the globe by Lieutenant James Cook aboard HMB Endeavour. It ..

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Crossing of Antarctica: Original Photographs from the Epic Journey That Fulfilled Shackleton's Dream

The first crossing of Antarctica in 1957/58 by the Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Vivian 'Bunny' Fuchs, was one of the twentieth century's great triumphs of exploration. Sir Ernest Shackleton ..

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Dead Man Running

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Deep Water: The Strange Last Voyage of Donald Crowhurst

Now a major motion picture starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz, directed by James Marsh (The Theory of Everything). In 1968, Donald Crowhurst was trying to market a nautical navigation device he ha..

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Doumar and the Doctor

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Emergency Sex & Other Desperate Measures : True Stories from a War Zone
Endurance   The True Story of Shackleton's Incredible Voyage To The Antarctic

'One of the most remarkable tales of human courage and determination. The story is gripping and the book is a classic of its kind' Sir Ranulph Fiennes Endurance is the story of one of the most astonis..

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Escape by Bike

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Explorers' Sketchbooks: The Art of Discovery & Adventure

Despite dramatic advances in technology and equipment over the centuries, there is one vital piece of kit in most explorers' pockets that hasn't changed much at all - the journal. The sketchbooks and ..

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Extreme Survivors: 60 Epic Stories of Human Endurance

The story of 60 of the most astonishing stories of human endurance and endeavour. Now available as a small paperback the short stories make it perfect for the work commute or summer holiday. The stati..

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Face To Face : Ocean Portraits

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Face to Face: Polar Portraits

A lavish account of pioneering polar photography and modern portraiture, Face to Face brings together in a single volume both rare, unpublished treasures from the historic collections of the Scott Pol..

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Fatal Passage

The true story of the remarkable John Rae - Arctic traveller and Hudson's Bay Company doctor - FATAL PASSAGE is a tale of imperial ambition and high adventure. In 1854 Rae solved the two great Arctic ..

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Faulty Powers

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Fear: Our Ultimate Challenge

Sir Ranulph Fiennes has climbed the Eiger and Mount Everest. He's crossed both Poles on foot. He's been a member of the SAS and fought a bloody guerrilla war in Oman. And yet he confesses that his fea..

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Frank Worsley: Shackleton's Fearless Captain

This book is a biography of Frank Worsley, without doubt one of New Zealand's greatest, but largely unsung adventuring heroes. Born in Akaroa he went to sea as a teenager in 1888 on the sailing ships ..

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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen's Journey in Flight

Roald Amundsen (1872-1928) was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, ski and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on 14 December ..

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Ghosts of K2: The Race for the Summit of the World's Most Deadly Mountain

K2 is almost 800ft shorter than Everest, yet it's a far harder climb. Many great mountaineers became obsessed with reaching its summit, not all of them lived to tell of their adventures. Capturing the..

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Girl Outdoors: The Wild Girl's Guide to Adventure, Travel and Wellbeing

An adventurous best mate in book form, The Girl Outdoors is a rip-roaring guide to the wider, wilder world. Whether you're going on a physically demanding expedition or making cordial from foraged ber..

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Great Expeditions: 50 Journeys That Changed Our World

Foreword by Levison Wood, bestselling author of Walking the Nile A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world. Throughout history there have been ..

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Hell's Angels

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History of Arctic Exploration: Discovery, Adventure & Endurance at the Top of the World
How to Land a Plane

Hello! Welcome! Wow, you look surprisingly relaxed. That's great to see. Have a seat on the left side of the cockpit - that's the captain's seat. Yes, you're now the captain. And yes, that's the runwa..

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Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet

In May 2014, the mountaineer and scientist John All fell into a crevasse near Everest and took a series of videos as he struggled to climb out 70 feet of ice and snow with fifteen broken bones - inclu..

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story That Inspired 'Moby Dick'

The epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the nineteenth century - and inspiration for 'Moby Dick' - reissued to accompany a major motion picture due for release in M..

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Wishaw, and Brendan Gleeson, and directed by Ron Howard. The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in th..

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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

The age of exploration was drawing to a close, yet the mystery of the North Pole remained. Contemporaries described the pole as the 'unattainable object of our dreams', and the urge to fill in this la..

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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

In 1879 the USS Jeannette set sail from San Francisco to cheering crowds and a frenzy of publicity. The ship and its crew, captained by the heroic George De Long, were heading for glory and one of the..

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Into the Blue   Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before
Into the Silence : Great War, Mallory & the Conquest of Everest

If the quest for Mount Everest began as a grand imperial gesture, as redemption for an empire of explorers that had lost the race to the Poles, it ended as a mission of regeneration for a country and ..

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Into The Wild

By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally ..

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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster

This is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of ..

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Last Train to Zona Verde : Overland from Cape Town to Angola
Left for Dead: My Journey Home from Everest

Anyone who has read Jon Krakauer's famous account of the 1996 Everest disaster, INTO THIN AIR, will remember the story of Beck Weathers: the gregarious Texan climber who went snow-blind in the Death Z..

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Lost Drag Strips II: More Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past
Lydia Bradey: Going Up is Easy

'As the first woman to climb Everest without oxygen, Lydia made history, but her team abandoned her, betrayed her, and defamed her. Her Everest story is strange and bittersweet, but the inner strength..

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Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen

History comes to life with Peter FitzSimons in the story of Australia's most famous polar explorer and the giants from the heroic age of polar exploration: Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton. Sir Douglas ..

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Mother of God: One Man's Journey to the Uncharted Depths of the Amazon Rainforest

Madre de Dios - 'Mother of God' - is a place where the Andean Cloud Forest intermingles with the steaming tropical jungle at the head of the Amazon river. Here can be found the greatest proliferation ..

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