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Chronicles of a Journey: Embracing Pain on My Path to Self-Discov...
by Ricardo Palomares

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English

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Publication Date

May 18, 2017

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After 20 years of pursuing his dream to explore the world, Ricardo Palomares set off on a 14,000-mile journey down the entire length of the Americas. Only upon reaching his destination 21 months later did he realize that the 20 years leading up to that moment were the most raw character-defining experiences of his life. He finally realized that it was always about the journey.<br /><br />Chronicles of a Journey is the story of how Ricardo went from having nothing but a big dream, to traveling around the world as an explorer. Through his openness, honesty, and vulnerability, Ricardo offers important stories from his life that taught him important lessons, and changed him forever.<br /><br />Ricardo describes how he left home to pursue a life of adventure. He went from being broke and homeless to walking the famous Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, and from being in bed with a major back injury to cycling down the Americas. By sharing what he learned along the way, Ricardo shows that we all can become more than we think.<br />
Life as a Slave & Life as a Freeman (Part I & II) (Annoted): -Tec...
by Frederick Douglass

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English

Pages

4

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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When a free man dies,he looses the pleasure of life a slave looses his pain.Death is the only Freedom a slave knows.That's why he is not afraid of it. That's why he will win...
Los sumerios. La primera civilización en la Tierra: La primera c...
by OMAR ALEXANDER SEVILLANO...

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Spanish

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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En 1956, mi libro "De las tablillas sumerias", ya que fue reimpreso con algunas correcciones y ha sido traducido a muchos idiomas, bajo el título "La historia comienza con Sumeria." Se incluyó a más de una veintena de ensayos independientes, unidas por un tema común - la "primera" en la historia y la cultura. Este libro no dice nada acerca de la historia política de los pueblos sumerios, ni la naturaleza de sus instituciones sociales y económicas, el lector no se forma como representaciones de las formas y los métodos por los que fue descubierto y "volver a crear" la lengua de los sumerios. Para remediar estas deficiencias y fue concebido y escrito este libro.<br /> <br />
Kangchenjunga -
by Chakra Karki

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English

Pages

65

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Kangchenjunga, illustrated climbing history.
Packing Up Without Looking Back: A 36/365 Memoir
by Mauktik Kulkarni

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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After finishing his solo trip in South America, Mauktik returned to the United States with no intentions of traveling solo again. In a mere four years, he got itchy feet again and decided to backpack around the world for one year. Starting from the Middle East, he covered 36 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania, and South America. He still finds it hard to believe that he survived a technical glitch in a Norwegian flight at cruising altitude, debauchery in Barcelona, demoralizing sights of a Palestinian refugee camp, intense interrogation at the Israeli border, depressing history lessons in Germany and Poland, 50 degrees Celsius temperatures in the Moroccan desert, bout of diarrhoea while climbing Kilimanjaro, shark cage diving in South Africa, the stiff language barrier in China, eating strange food in South East Asia, scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef, madness of the Carnival in Rio, walking on the Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina, and the suffocating heat, humidity, and mosquitoes of the Amazon jungle. This is your front row seat to wanderlust on steroids; a kind of journey that takes you around the world and helps you connect with yourself.
UNBELIEVABLE: an earthling crows
by Brad Delany

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English

Pages

301

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Absolutely the most unbelievable true story you'll ever read, stylized in episodic chapter form to break it down into sizable bites. What would you do with special gifts; harbor, harness, or harange yourself with them? In this story the author does all three while parading some of the wildest crowing in history around. It all comes down to what is this planet called earth and what is life beyond our greatest mystery. Do we explore life, or does life explore us?<br />In this book read about giant reptiles existing in North America, (100 foot long rattlesnake, eight foot long alligator lizard). Read about befriending wild animals, (deer, lizards, sea lions, birds etc.) Read about ET encounters and possible dangers between the real life Space Invaders coming to earth and their enemy, our protectors, the Inner Earthlings, (NASA has confirmed that advanced Inner Earthlings exist, and that they do have enemies) Read about wild life encounters and professional backgammon hustlers in the age of disco, and about two ten year olds that nearly blew america up with an atomic bomb in the mid 60's, a story our government doesn't want you to hear and hangs their head in shame over. Read about the son of Jack Kerouac and his holy Christ-like life, his healing powers halo and the whole bit. What was Mother Theresa's favorite alcoholic beverage, find out here.<br />I experienced it all and way more. Now you can read about it..
ATHLETE: Quotes from the Most Successful Athletes of all Time.
by Lucas Smith

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English

Pages

59

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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<h1><strong>Most successful athletes of all time.</strong></h1><br /><p>I believe in the power of sport. I have experienced it first-hand. Athletics has played a significant role in my personal life and receives at least partial credit for getting me to where I am today.</p><br /><p>Athletics was and continues to be a passion of mine. I have been able to experience athletics in schools as a player, a fan, a teacher, a coach, a parent, and as a principal. </p><br /><p>Athletic endeavors, both amateur and professional, have a tremendous economic, political and cultural influence on our society. Watching and playing sports provide ways to escape the stress of our daily lives and come together as a community.</p><br /><h3>These are the most successful Athletes of all times.</h3><br /><ul><br /><li>Muhammad Ali</li><br /><li>Tom Brady</li><br /><li>Floyd Mayweather</li><br /><li>Michael Jordan</li><br /><li>Lionel Messi</li><br /><li>Roger Federer</li><br /><li>Michael Phelps</li><br /><li>Tiger Woods</li><br /><li>Conor McGregor</li><br /><li>Serena Williams</li><br /><li>Cristiano Ronaldo</li><br /></ul><br /><h2><strong>How will this book help you?</strong></h2><br /><p>Athletics is powerful and transcendent. It can bridge gaps, bring people with relatively nothing in common together, and gives many participates unbelievable, life-altering opportunities.</p><br /><p>Through this book, we will explore the greatest life lessons and secrets to success from the Most Successful Athletes of all Time. Reading a quote or two everyday will motivate you achieve your goals. However, motivation is worthless without consistency. Therefore, put consistent action to achieve success. I hope this book will help you towards your journey.</p><br /><h3><strong>Scroll up and grab your copy now.</strong></h3>
COSTA RICA on the CUSP: the adventures, trials & tribulations of ...
by Gary Davis

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English

Pages

375

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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These are the journal entries I made as I happily continued my adventures in Costa Rica. They began in April of 2002. It is now 2011. They are not entered in chronological order and most don't have exact dates included. You'll see ass you read along that dates are not important. And, this country being what it is, I'm sure they will continue as long as I am here to enjoy them.
The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyon...
by Tommy Caldwell

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English

Pages

345

Publication Date

May 16, 2017

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<b>A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan   <br /><br />“The rarest of adventure reads:  it thrills with colorful details of courage and perseverance but it enriches readers with an absolutely captivating glimpse into how a simple yet unwavering resolve can turn adversity into reward.” —<i>The Denver Post</i></b><br /><br /> On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell, along with his partner, Kevin Jorgeson, summited what is widely regarded as the hardest climb in history—Yosemite’s nearly vertical 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, after nineteen days on the route. Caldwell’s odds-defying feat was the culmination of an entire lifetime of pushing himself to his limits as an athlete.<br /><br /> This engrossing memoir chronicles the journey of a boy with a fanatical mountain-guide father who was determined to instill toughness in his son to a teen whose obsessive nature drove him to the top of the sport-climbing circuit. Caldwell’s affinity for adventure then led him to the vertigo-inducing and little understood world of big wall free climbing. But his evolution as a climber was not without challenges; in his early twenties, he was held hostage by militants in a harrowing ordeal in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. Soon after, he lost his left index finger in an accident. Later his wife, and main climbing partner, left him. Caldwell emerged from these hardships with a renewed sense of purpose and determination. He set his sights on free climbing El Capitan’s biggest, steepest, blankest face—the Dawn Wall. This epic assault took more than seven years, during which time Caldwell redefined the sport, found love again, and became a father. <br /><br /> <i>The Push</i> is an arresting story of focus, drive, motivation, endurance, and transformation, a book that will appeal to anyone seeking to overcome fear and doubt, cultivate perseverance, turn failure into growth, and find connection with family and with the natural world.
SEAL's ODYSSEY-EASY READ-VERSION
by Marc Lonergan-Hertel

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English

Pages

755

Publication Date

May 20, 2017

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Easy Read eBook version of SEAL's ODYSSEY!<br />Non-Illustrated—Advanced Typeset.<br />[Special Kindle Freeflow Version] Marc Lonergan-Hertel, Navy SEAL turned professional explorer, finds himself on a modern-day odyssey to some of the world's most remote and dangerous locations, tracking the navigational courses of Sir Ernest Shackleton, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and Teddy Roosevelt. Following the tragic deaths of teammates in the Amazon jungle, his journey takes a sudden twist with the aid of fellow SEALs and a surprise phone call to join a secret team of Special Operators tasked with protecting counter-terrorism specialists in Iraq. As a part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Marc is immersed in a struggle with the escalating development of modern day ISIS, and the tragic vulnerabilities of the orphaned children of war. It becomes Marc's mission to locate, isolate and neutralize a dangerous cell of terrorists that are threatening the US government personnel that he is protecting—his survival and the safety of others takes a surprise twist when he is aided by an unlikely group of heroes beyond the wall.<br />This is a personal journey from USMC 1st Force Reconnaissance Company, US Army 19th Special Forces Group, to Coronado, CA and BUD/S Class 207—and SEAL Team Four, to the depths of Antarctica, the jungles of the Amazon, and the cities of Iraq; where redemption is only a heartbeat away from danger and catastrophic failure. <br />SEAL's ODYSSEY is a true story of challenge, survival, inspiration—and hope.<br />

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