books about: traveler
To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
From the author of the bestselling Anam Cara comes a beautiful collection of blessings to help readers through both the everyday and the extraordinary events of their lives. John O’Donohue, Irish teacher and poet, has been widely praised for his gift of drawing on Celtic spiritual traditions to create words of inspiration and wisdom for today. In To Bless the Space Between Us, his compelling blend of elegant, poetic language and spiritual ...
For Laci: A Mother's Story of Love, Loss, and Justice
Every mother’s worst fear became Sharon Rocha’s reality. On Christmas Eve 2002, she received a phone call from her son-in-law saying that her daughter, Laci, was missing. In the hours, days, and eventually months that followed, Sharon struggled to avoid accepting what no parent should ever have to face: the certain knowledge that her child is never coming home. In For Laci , for the first time, Sharon tells us what it was like to live ...
The Lost City of Faar (Pendragon Series #2)
CLORAL The second installment in an epic series of adventures Fourteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon is not like other boys his age. His uncle Press is a Traveler, and, as Bobby has learned, that means Uncle Press is responsible, through his journeys, for solving interdimensional conflict wherever he encounters it. His mission is nothing less than to save the universe from ultimate evil. And he's taking Bobby along for the ride. Fresh from his ...
Every Living Thing
James Herriot (Alf Wight)
St. Martin's Press
The author of All Creatures Great and Small offers readers a collection of new memoirs, describing the family and friends who share his life on the Yorkshire dales. 750,000 first printing. Major ad/promo.
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
In the first hours there was nothing, no fear or sadness, just a black and perfect silence. Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. He soon learned that many were dead or dying—among them his own mother and sister. Those who remained were stranded on a ...
Backstreet Boys: The Official Book
Delacorte Books for Young Readers
"Backstreet Boys: The Official Book is the official book, from our perspective with our input," says Backstreet Boys member AJ McLean. "I think it is high time that we give back to our fans what they honestly deserve-which is to be closer to us and to be a part of our lives as much as we are a part of theirs." Presenting, by popular demand, the first and only authorized book! The first official book on the biggest pop band in the world ...
Traveler's Guide to Alaskan Camping: Alaska and Yukon Camping with RV or Tent (Traveler's Guide series)
Rolling Homes Press
Detailed routes and advice for heading into the wilds of Alaska and northwestern Canada are provided in this guide for RV and tent campers. This grand tour of Alaska covers in detail the Alaskan Highway, routes throughout the Yukon and Alaskan outback, and the ferry system in southeastern Alaska. Campgrounds throughout the region are listed with pictures, descriptions of amenities, meticulous maps, and contact information for each; campgrounds ...
James Cameron's Titanic chronicles the cinematic re-creation of the most legendary ocean disaster of all time as seen through the eyes of a master storyteller. Set against the ship's fateful maiden voyage, Cameron's much anticipated motion picture epic weaves a rich human tapestry of romance, heroism, tragedy and greed. Within these pages is a detailed look at the monumental effort by thousands of artists and craftsmen to accurately re-create ...
NZ Frenzy: New Zealand South Island
NZ Frenzy is a travel guidebook to free outdoor locations on New Zealand's South Island. This guidebook is not meant to replace a Lonely Planet/Frommers/Rough Guide, but rather to compliment them. In NZ Frenzy you'll find info about all the South's must-see spots, plus detailed info about the lesser-known and unheralded off-the-beaten-path wonder spots. This guidebook goes WAY beyond the vague outdoor info in the mainstream travel guidebooks. NZ ...
Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership
David & Charles
In "Horses Never Lie," acclaimed horse trainer Mark Rashid breaks new ground by challenging the longstanding belief that a person must become the "alpa leader" in order to work with horses. Instead, "Horses Never Lie" teaches you how to become a "passive leader" a reflection of the kind of horse other members of a herd choose to be around and to follow. It s a must read for all horse owners who care about their horses and the kind of ...
When Wanderers Cease to Roam: A Traveler's Journal of Staying Put
A charming, illustrated celebration of puttering, doodling, daydreaming, and settling down after years on the road. Following a lifetime of trekking across the globe, Vivian Swift racked up twenty-three temporary addresses in twenty years, finally dropped her well-worn futon mattress and rucksack in a small town on the edge of the Long Island Sound. She spent the next decade quietly taking stock of her life, her immediate surroundings, and, ...
The Handsomest Man in Cuba: An Escapade
Small Wheel Press
This edition is no longer in print. Please refer to the 2007 edition released by Globe-Pequot USA, ISBN 978-0762743902
The Bad Girl's Guide to the Open Road
From the author of the very funny and successful Paranoids Pocket Guide , comes the ultimate self-help book for women. It's a guide to the open road that's strictly AAAthat's attitude, adventure, and ass-kicking good times. Filled with indispensable information such as how to get out of a speeding ticket without crying and 14 ways to open a beer bottle on your car, The Bad Girl's Guide to the Open Road also gives the practical lowdown on what ...
Black Water (Pendragon #5)
Breaking the rules Just when fifteen-year-old Bobby Pendragon thinks he understands his purpose as a Traveler -- to protect the territories of Halla from the evil Saint Dane -- he is faced with an impossible choice. The inhabitants of Eelong are in danger of being wiped out by a mysterious plague. The only way Bobby can stop it is to bring the antidote from another territory. Since moving items between territories is forbidden by the Traveler ...
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler
He was known simply as the Blind Traveler -- a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Africa, survived a frozen captivity in Siberia, hunted rogue elephants in Ceylon, and helped chart the Australian outback. James Holman (1786-1857) became "one of the greatest wonders of the world he so sagaciously explored," triumphing not only over blindness but crippling pain, poverty, and the interference of ...
Canoeing with the Cree (Publications of the Minnesota Historical Society)
Minnesota Historical Society Press
The eminent journalist began his book-publishing career in 1935 with this exciting account of the adventurous 2,250-mile canoe trip he and a friend made as teenagers from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay.
Last of the Donkey Pilgrims
A heartwarming story of a man who journeys to the land of his people to discover what kind of man he is . . . and, more to the point, what kind of man he could become Kevin O'Hara was a man who was at the crossroads of life. Newly married to a beautiful woman, Kevin found himself full of rage and pain. A former soldier, he had seen the horrors of war and was unable to let those sorrows go . . . and his pain threatened to destroy not only his ...
The Reef Set (Traveler's Edition)
New World Pubns Inc
The travel edition. Reef Fish 3rd Ed., Reef Creature 2nd Ed. and Reef Coral 2nd Ed. in a handy, weather-resistant Cordura Canvas bag. This is the set you want instead of the shelf case set if you are taking the books "in the field" with you. We never leave home without our Travel Set in the gear bag. It protects our reference books while we are on or off the boat.
One More Day Everywhere: Crossing 50 Borders on the Road to Global Understanding
In 2001, martial artstrained biker Glen Heggstad began a journey from California to the tip of South America on his motorcycle and made it as far as Colombia, where he was kidnapped by local rebels and held captive. Undeterred by more than a month of traumatic incarceration, the Striking Viking” finished his trip after being released. Three years later he set out into the world on his bike again, this time searching for truth on his own ...
The Laws of Spirit: A Tale of Transformation
HJ Kramer/New World Library
The Laws of Spirit opens with the story of Dan Millman’s encounter with a sage in the wooded hills near his home. Through stories, tests, and experiences in the wild, the sage challenges Millman to examine 12 core principles that underlie human existence: balance, choice, process, presence, compassion, faith, expectation, integrity, action, cycles, surrender, and unity. The book shows how these keys at the heart of every religion, culture, ...
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