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  • Eighty Days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
    Matthew Goodman
    Paperback: 03/11/2014
     
    1889: Two women, successful journalists and writers, set off in a desperate rate in opposite directions, each ...
  • Astoria : John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
    Peter Stark
    Hardcover: 03/04/2014
     
    In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North ...
  • Glorious Misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
    Owen Matthews
    Hardcover: 11/12/2013
     
    From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
  • Darwin's Armada : Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
    Iain McCalman
    Paperback: 11/15/2010
     
    Darwin's Armada tells the stories of Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, Joseph Hooker and Alfred Wallace, four ...
  • Down the Nile : Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff
    Rosemary Mahoney
    Paperback: 09/15/2008
     
    In 1998 Rosemary Mahoney took a solo trip down the Nile in a seven-foot rowboat. This is the unforgettable ...
  • Skeletons on the Zahara : A True Story of Survival
    Dean King
    Paperback: 04/12/2005
     
    A spectacular true odyssey through the extremes of the Sahara Desert in the early 19th century. Reader and ...
  • The Land That Never Was : Sir Gregor MacGregor and the Most Audacious Fraud in History
    David Sinclair
    Paperback: 01/01/2005
     
    The bizarre tale of a 19th century land swindle by 'Sir Gregor MacGregor', who conned hundreds of people into ...

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