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  • The Last Gentleman Adventurer
    Edward Beauclerk Maurice
    Paperback: 11/01/2006
     
    As spare, gleaming, and exhilarating as the Arctic wastes and the gentle, stoic Eskimos who had mastery of ...
  • The Orientalist : Solving The Mystery of a Strange and Dangerous Life
    Tom Reiss
    Paperback: 03/14/2006
     
    'Mixing memory with desire, this marvelous and original book once more reminds us of ways through which ...
  • God Lives In St. Petersburg : and Other Stories
    Tom Bissell
    Paperback: 01/03/2006
     
    Sometimes hilarious, sometimes tragic, but always eerily affecting, these stories show us deeply foreign lands...
  • The Mapmaker's Wife : A True Tale of Love, Murder and Survival in the Amazon
    Robert Whitaker
    Paperback: 12/28/2004
     
    Whitaker weaves a riveting tale rich in adventure, intrigue, and scientific achievement. Never before told, ...
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains : The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
    Tracy Kidder
    Paperback: 08/31/2004
     
    This powerful and inspiring book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of...
  • The Sex Lives of Cannibals : Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
    J. Maarten Troost
    Paperback: 06/01/2004
     
    The laugh-out-loud true story of a harrowing and hilarious two-year odyssey on the distant South Pacific ...
  • Another Day In Paradise : International Humanitarian Workers Tell Their Stories
    Carol Bergman
    Hardcover: 10/01/2003
     
    Humanitarian workers define courage in the 21st century. This book gives voice to their stories, to their ...

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