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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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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

BRITAIN'S GREATEST CLIMBER. 'He is the David Attenborough of mountaineering . . . Bonington's most personal memoir yet.' The Times. 'This is a compelling tale of fortitude and endurance.' -..

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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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Boundless: Adventures in the Northwest Passage

In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter took a journey across the legendary Northwest Passage. From Greenland to Baffin Island and all along this arctic passage, Winter witnesses the new mathemati..

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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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Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest

In May 1996 a number of expeditions attempted to climb Mount Everest on the Southeast Ridge route. Each group contained world class climbers and relative novices, some of whom had paid tens of thousan..

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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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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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Forever War: Dispatches From The War on Terror

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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 Cave Rescue: The Extraordinary Story of the Thai Boy Soccer Team Trapped in a Cave for 18 Days

Keen to go exploring after soccer practice, the boys of the Wild Boars soccer team ignored the sign at the cave entrance warning visitors not to enter during the monsoon season. What followed was a hi..

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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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Great Explorers: The brave adventurers who risked their lives to understand how our planet works

Throughout history, a handful of unusually driven individuals have been inspired to explore the limits of the known world, inspiring us and changing our perceptions of our planet through their courage..

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Hell's Angels

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History of Arctic Exploration: Discovery, Adventure & Endurance at the Top of the World
I May Be Some Time: The Story Behind the Antarctic Tragedy of Captain Scott

When Captain Scott died in 1912 on his way back from the South Pole, his story became a myth embedded in the national imagination. Everyone remembers the doomed Captain Oates's last words: 'I'm just g..

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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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Into the Blue   Boldly Going Where Captain Cook has Gone Before
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-three mariners, one megastorm and the sinking of El Faro

In the tradition of The Perfect Storm and Into Thin Air, Rachel Slade's Into the Raging Sea is a nail-biting account of the sinking of the container ship El Faro, the crew of thirty-three who perished..

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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

With an introduction by novelist David Vann Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose S..

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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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Kapp to Cape: Never Look Back: Race to the End of the Earth

Steve and I clutched hands - his right in my left - and then we simultaneously pushed down with our feet. Cogs clicked, wheels turned, and we were on our way. We left Nordkapp within minutes. Cape Tow..

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Kosciuszko: A Search For Young Australia

Australia's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, is a dangerous place. Evan Hayes was an ordinary Australian battler. Hardworking, likable. Laurie Seaman was a world-wise American. Adventurous, affl..

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Lines in the Ice

Lines in the Ice asks why Europeans have for so long been drawn to the Arctic, following the course of major journeys to the region, assessing the impact of this on the North's indigenous communities ..

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Lost Drag Strips II: More Ghosts of Quarter-Miles Past
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