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  • Lost in Shangri-La : A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II
    Mitchell Zuckoff
    Paperback: 04/24/2012
     
    Lost in Shangri-La recounts the incredible true-life adventure of twenty-four officers and enlisted men and ...
  • True At First Light
    Ernest Hemingway
    Paperback: 07/01/2000
     
    Both a revealing self-portrait and dramatic fictional chronicle of his final African safari. Written in 1953, ...
  • The Endurance : Shackleton's Legendary Antartic Expedition
    Caroline Alexander
    Hardcover: 11/01/1998
     
    The Endurance thrillingly recounts one of the last great adventures in the Heroic Age of exploration--perhaps ...

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