: The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
Hardcover: Jun 2004
Paperback: 24 May 2005 Publication information
In the tradition of Jon Krakauers Into Thin Air comes a true tale of riveting adventure in which two weekend scuba divers risk everything to solve a great historical mystery and make history themselves.
Skeletons on the Zahara
: A True Story of Survival
Hardcover: Jan 2004
Paperback: 12 Apr 2005 Publication information
A spectacular true odyssey through the extremes of the Sahara Desert in the early 19th century. Reader and protagonist alike are challenged into new ways of understanding culture clash, slavery and the place of Islam in the social fabric of desert-dwelling peoples.
Mountains Beyond Mountains
: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World
Hardcover: Sep 2003
Paperback: 31 Aug 2004 Publication information
Chronicles and celebrates the journey of two modern-day heroines who crossed Antarctic on foot. Though modern technology could not ensure rescue, website transmissions and satellite phone calls enabled more than 3 million school children from 65 countries to bear witness to Ann and Liv's journey.
When the political situation becomes too grave, a family of foreign aid workers makes a perilous journey to the border of the war-torn nation that they've called home. Fish is a story that will teach those who doubt that, when hope is almost extinguished, miracles can happen. 10 years +.
: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Hardcover: Apr 2003
Paperback: 1 Apr 2004 Publication information
The bestselling author of The Professor and the Madman and The Map That Changed the World examines the enduring and world-changing effects of the catastrophic eruption off the coast of Java of the earth's most dangerous volcano -- Krakatoa.
A Man Called Intrepid author dies aged 89(Dec 03 2013) William Stevenson, a journalist and author who drew on his close ties with intelligence sources to write two best-selling books in the 1970s, A Man Called...