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The Climb of My Life: Scaling Mountains with a Borrowed Heart
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
When Kelly Perkins learned she needed a heart transplant at the age of 30, she thought the active healthy life she loved was over. From the brink of death to the summit of Mt. Fuji, Kelly, with the support of her husband Craig, not only survived the transplant surgery, but became the first heart transplant patient to summit some of the world's most recognized peaks. The Climb of My Life tells the story of Kelly's transplant, recovery, and ...
Peach Publishing, 2011
This is the remarkable testimony of the unsung heroines of the Second World War: the ‘ordinary’ housewives of Britain and Germany who were left to survive without their menfolk, sometimes for over seven years. The story is told in their own words – dramatic, funny, tragic, poignant. Each letter or journal, seen here for the first time, gives a unique insight into the effects of war on everyday life and relationships. Though women on both ...
Don't Take No for an Answer!: 5 Proven Steps That Get You to Yes: A Guide for Exceptional Success in Business ...
Matterhorn Publishing, 2004
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Dispatch from Disneyland: Stories and Essays from the Happiest Place on Earth
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Watching mighty fireworks boom above Sleeping Beauty Castle, sailing down the Mississippi river aboard a powerful sternwheeler, or strolling along Main Street U.S.A. while sweet nostalgia licks at your periphery, these are a few of the magical moments you might create on your visit to the Happiest Place on Earth. Dispatch From Disneyland is a collection of stories, essays, and interesting facts written for those who love Walt Disney's original ...
VOYAGEERS - The Multiplaner - DISNEYLAND Adventure Saga
Kelly Ryan Johns
"You have been selected to join Walt Disney's Voyageers!" What if you were selected to join Disneyland's secret society of time travelers? Two abused and neglected orphans suddenly gain access to the Main Street Realm, the home of the VOYAGEERS. Their lives are about to change as they realize their new home is the Main Street Hotel on Main Street, U.S.A., and that they are a part of an alliance dedicated to keeping Walt's dream ...
Colorado's Fourteeners, 2nd Ed.: From Hikes to Climbs
Since 1992, Colorado's Fourteeners has sold more than 40,000 copies, a testament to its accuracy and completeness. Now in its second edition, this climbing and hiking guide to Colorado's 14,000–foot peaks has been updated to include 250 routes. Besides the often–climbed standard routes, the guide describes many alternative and technical routes, with each route rated by grade, class, and snow steepness. Easy–to–read, full–color ...
The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2012 (Unofficial Guides)
With nearly 13 million visitors, the original Disneyland Park still ranks as one of America's Top 25 Visited Sites according to Forbes Traveler . Disneyland Park and Disney's California Adventure continue a 1 billion dollar expansion with new attractions based on the successful Pixar films- new attractions already added to the park include Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage, Toy Story Mania, World of Color, and coming soon Goofy's Sky School and The ...
The Disneyland Encyclopedia: The Unofficial, Unauthorized, and Unprecedented History of Every Land, ...
Santa Monica Press
Spanning the entire history of the park, from its founding more than 50 years ago to the present, this fascinating book explores 500 attractions, restaurants, stores, events, and significant people from Disneyland. Each of the main encyclopedia entries illuminates the history of a Disneyland landmark, revealing the initial planning strategies for the park’s iconic attractions and detailing how they evolved over the decades. Enriching this ...
The Royal Road to Romance (Travelers' Tales Classics)
When Richard Halliburton graduated from college, he chose adventure over a career, traveling the world with almost no money. The Royal Road to Romance chronicles what happened as a result, from a breakthrough Matterhorn ascent to being jailed for taking forbidden pictures on Gibraltar. "One of the most fascinating books of its kind ever written." - Detroit News
Deadliest Cast Member
Kelly Ryan Johns
Disneyland fans--this book is for you! Take a white-knuckle ride through Disneyland history with the Season One Compilation of the hit series Deadliest Cast Member . Discounted to $6.99 for a limited time. Contains all six Episodes (over 120,000 words) plus bonus content including "Jack's Favorites," a lost Food Network audio transcript with Giada De Laurentiis outlining Jack Duncan's favorite things to eat at the Disneyland ...
Distant Peaks - A Journey through Cultures & Conquests
Millennial Mind Publishing
Distant Peaks is a chronicle of stories that detail the struggles and triumphs of a novice climber. Starting with a failed attempt on the Grand Teton during a climbing trip with his father, Peter Len gained respect for the mountains along with a thirst for summit success. Since then, his quest has taken him back to the Grand Teton and across the oceans to attempt some of the classic mountains of the world, including Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, ...
A Day at the Beach
With these interwoven autobiographical essays, Geoffrey Wolff, author of the acclaimed The Duke of Deception, recounts the moral (and immoral) education of a writer, friend, husband, and father, as he offers his spirited, elegant, and deeply felt observations on an extraordinary life: from wildly dysfunctional childhood Christmases to a concupiscent career teaching literature in Istanbul; from a victory over the chaos of drink to a ...
Climb: Stories of Survival from Rock, Snow and Ice (Adrenaline)
From the rigours and risks of high-altitude climbing on Everest to the challenges of scaling El Captain's 3,000 vertical feet, this collection examines the subject of mountaineering through the eyes of gifted writers with great stories to tell. These stories reveal climbing's allure as well as its terrible risks. Legendary Yosemite veteran John Long recalls the joys of climbing the world's hardest rock routes in the company of friends whose ...
Discovering The Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide
Joshua C. Shaffer
Never before has there been such a complete unofficial Disneyland guidebook for kids of all ages. Whether you are traveling for the first time or it's your family's annual trip, this vacation guide has it all! Discover the many exciting "fun facts" with this one-of-a-kind book, Discovering the Magic Kingdom: An Unofficial Disneyland Vacation Guide. Packed with ways to cut expenses such as planning your trip through AAA, how to plan a Disney ...
Memoirs of a Dinosaur Mountaineer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
*Memoirs of a Dinosaur Mountaineer* brings to the reader the life and times of mountaineer, geologist, and artist, Dee Molenaar. We read about Molenaar's childhood, growing up in the hills and on the beaches of southern California in the early 1900s. Later we travel with Molenaar across six continents - to the summits of Mount Saint Elias, Mount Kennedy, and the Matterhorn; to 25,000 ' on K2; to Antarctica; to Australia, to Peru; and to the base ...
CH is for Chocolate: Individually Wrapped Tastes of Switzerland
Mary Ann Miller
Vegetable gardens for rent by the square meter. Daredevil sledding in the shadow of the Matterhorn. A plot of woods named "Amerika." A secret passage in a centuries-old barn. These are some of the images Mary Ann Miller uncovers in this fresh collection of travel writing. Fluent in German and armed with a brand new B.A. degree in International Studies and English Literature, Miller embarks on a quest to discover Switzerland and share her ...
Making Magical Memories: A Father & Son's Guide to the Disneyland Resort
Q. Bryce Randle
Post Fifth Pictures, Inc
Bryce and Derek are a father and son team that have written this handbook to help you create a magical time at the Disneyland Resort. With 12 missions that make up the book, you will know where to go, how to get there and when you should do it. Each mission also contains a recommended place to eat a meal or get a treat, inside and outside of the park. Make a trip unforgettable with this handbook to the Disneyland Resort.
Magic Quizdom: Disneylandia Minutiae Semper Absurda
The trivia book of choice for Disneyland fanatics! Designed to appeal to both casual Disney lovers and hardcore fans, Magic Quizdom features trivia questions with three levels of difficulty, with the hardest questions left open-ended rather than multiple choice. Best of all, the answers to the trivia questions, given in their own sections, greatly expand upon the matter at hand. Paragraph-length answers provide additional details, explain the ...
Don't Die In Bed: The Brief, Intense Life of Richard Halliburton
John H. Alt
Richard Halliburton was a misfit, a rebel, in an America coming of age in the world. He couldn't see himself fitting into that America, although he was very much its product with his can-do attitude and his things-will-get-better belief. For all that, he was a round peg faced with nothing but the square holes his country offered him. He just could not see things the way most people saw them. His parents wanted him to play by the rules, to live ...
Scrambles Amongst the Alps/in the Years 1860-69 (Century Travellers)
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, ...
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