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The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific: As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1799

The Explorations of Captain James Cook in the Pacific: As Told by Selections of His Own Journals 1768-1799

#21 - (1768-1779) The murdered captain spins a delightful tale of his voyages of discovery.



The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival

The Home of the Blizzard: A True Story of Antarctic Survival

#22 - (1915) By Australian Antarctic explorer Douglas Mawson; death, blizzards, and survival, an account rarely read.



The Voyage of the Beagle

The Voyage of the Beagle

#23 - (1839) The incredible tale of excursion that led to Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution.



Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph

#24 - (1926) By T.E. Lawrence; gallop through the sands with Lawrence of Arabia.



Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa

#25 - (1799) Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa is Mungo Park's account of his first expedition to discover the River Niger and the fabled city of Timbuctoo. Travelling with only native guides, or for the latter part of his journey alone, Park endured tremendous hardships: he was repeatedly robbed, spent several months imprisoned by a Moorish king, and came close to dying of starvation and thirst. He eventually reached the River Niger, and travelled along part of it's course, before returning to the coast.



RIGHT STUFF

RIGHT STUFF

#26 - (1979) Tom Wolfe's gripping account of the first Americans in space..



Phoenix: Sailing Alone Around the World: The First Solo Voyage Around the World

Phoenix: Sailing Alone Around the World: The First Solo Voyage Around the World

#27 - (1900) By the veteran sailor Joshua Slocum; a three year voyage and countless miles, written before another sailing adventurer claimed his life.



Deborah; And, the Mountain of My Fear; The Early Climbs

Deborah; And, the Mountain of My Fear; The Early Climbs

#28 - (1968, 1970) By David Roberts; mountaineering passion and despair in the Alaskan wilderness.



First Footsteps in East Africa, or An Exploration of Harar

First Footsteps in East Africa, or An Exploration of Harar

#29 - (1856) Written by Sir Richard Burton, the famous British adventurer who c0-discovered the source of the Nile.



The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

#30 - (1997) Sebastian Junger's modern tale of courage and survival at sea.




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