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Road No Good
 

Road No Good (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Isichei, Bridget

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What happens when a young New Zealand woman feels the need to escape the online reality that is her life and goes in search of 'real' life experience in poverty-stricken Vanuatu? Bridget Isichei wanted to make a difference in the world; she wanted to help people. However, she did ...

ISBN 9781925048827
Published 1 February 2017 by Finch Publishing
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Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - A True Story

Lost in Shangri-La: Escape from a Hidden World - A True Story (Paperback)

By Zuckoff, Mitchell

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An utterly gripping nonfiction adventure narrative, 'Lost in Shangri-La' is an untold true story of war, anthropology, survival, discovery, heroism, and a near-impossible rescue mission.

ISBN 9780007410958
Published 15 January 2013 by HarperCollins Publishers
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The Bounty Mutiny
 

The Bounty Mutiny (Paperback)

By Christian, Edward; Bligh, William; Edited by Madison, Robert D.

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Fletcher Christian led the mutineers which sailed off in Admiral Bligh's Bounty, never to be heard of again. This work includes Bligh's narrative of the 1789 Mutiny, minutes of court proceedings gathered by Edward Christian in an effort to clear his brother's name, and later Boun ...

ISBN 9780140439168
Published 18 November 2003 by Penguin
Interest Age All ages
Series Penguin Classics
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Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft
 

Kon Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft (Paperback, 35th edition)

By Heyerdahl, Thor; Lyon, F. H.

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Photographs illustrate the author's account of his voyage from Peru to Tahiti on a balsa raft to test a theory concerning the origins of the Polynesian race.

ISBN 9780671726522
Published 1 November 1990 by Misc - United Book Distributor
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Series Wsp Enriched Classic
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This Barren Rock: 1875 - A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas

This Barren Rock: 1875 - A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Haisman, Sylvie

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In 1875 the clipper Strathmore ploughs into the jagged rocks of the remote Crozet Islands, en route to New Zealand drowning half her passengers and crew.

ISBN 9780733325557
Published 1 June 2010 by ABC Books
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Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island. One Epic Survival Story

Naked and Marooned: One Man. One Island. One Epic Survival Story (Paperback)

By Stafford, Ed

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Extreme adventurer Ed Stafford isn't sure, but he's about to find out as he pushes himself to the limit in this gripping and inspirational test of human survival. For sixty days, with only his explorer's instinct and a video camera to record his experiences, Ed faces the ultimate ...

ISBN 9780753555057
Published 20 February 2015 by Ebury Publishing
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Iron Heart: The True Story of How I Came Back from the Dead
 

Iron Heart: The True Story of How I Came Back from the Dead (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Boyle, Brian; Katovsky, Bill

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Iron Heart is the first-person account of how 18-year-old Boyle survived a horrendous car crash to recover and eventually compete in the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon. 24 color illustrations.

ISBN 9781616083601
Published 15 December 2011 by Skyhorse Publishing
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Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic - A Great-granddaughter's Pilgrimage
 

Wake of the Invercauld: Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic - A Great-granddaughter's Pilgrimage (Hardback)

By Ferguson Allen, Madelene

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English sailor Robert Holding was only 23 in 1864 when he and 19 others were shipwrecked on the inhospitable Auckland Islands, south of New Zealand. Rescued a year later, he was one of only three survivors. Written by Holding's great-granddaughter, this describes the sailors' str ...

ISBN 9780773516885
Published 25 April 1997 by Inbooks
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Naked and Marooned
 

Naked and Marooned (Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged)

By Stafford, Ed; Narrator Cowley, Jonathan

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From the author of Walking the Amazon comes the incredible story of Ed Stafford's sixty-day stay on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific with no supplies.

ISBN 9781494551445
Published 30 September 2014 by Tantor Media, Inc
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Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex: The True Story That Inspired the Film in the Heart of the Sea
 

Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex: The True Story That Inspired the Film in the Heart of the Sea (Paperback)

By Chase, Owen

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Capturing all the elements of an ancient and powerful tragedy, this book offers a tale of survival - as well as a frightful illustration of man's darkest impulses.

ISBN 9781784871260
Published 3 December 2015 by Vintage
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