books about: traveler
A Sense of the World
HarperCollins e-books, 2008
He was known simply as the Blind Traveler -- a solitary, sightless adventurer who, astonishingly, fought the slave trade in Af-rica, 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 ...
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
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 ...
Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership
Spring Creek Press
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 ...
The Young Traveler's Gift
Before David Ponder ever visited Truman in The Traveler's Gift , Michael Holder began his journey as the last young traveler to receive the unique gifts of wisdom offered by historical greats. In his senior year of high school, Michael hits rock bottom. Having been caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, he has now been suspended from the track team and lost his college scholarship. His coach is angry, his parents are disappointed, ...
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 ...
Traveler's Set Florida Caribbean Bahamas (3 Volumes)
New World Publications
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.
2013 United States Traveler's Guide to the Firearm Laws of the 50 States (Gun Laws for all Fifty States, 17th ...
Esq. J. Scott Kappas
Author: Scott Kappas, Esq.
Travelers who carry firearms on a regular basis know full well the variant nature of this situation. A routine traffic stop for a speeding violation could turn into a nightmare journey through the criminal justice system if the traveler isn't aware of the proper way to carry or transport his firearms in a vehicle. Attorney J. Scott Kappas uses case law and statutory authority to render plain English advice as to how a traveler should carry ...
The Gatekeepers #5: Oblivion
The final, thrilling conclusion to #1 NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Anthony Horowitz's masterful series -- now in paperback! All that's left is the endgame . . . For a moment, it looked like they had won -- the five Gatekeepers had united -- and then a deadly typhoon tore them apart, scattering them through the door and across the world. Ten years into the future, the Gatekeepers find themselves struggling through a desolate world to find ...
The Chosen Shell
Dream Traveler Press
"The Chosen Shell opens at a time of profound change in the nation and the Catholic Church. Its young heroine, Celie O’Rourke, is caught between a desire to live a life of divine purpose and a yearning for human love and connection. Author Katherine Sartori, once a nun herself, follows Celie’s journey from vulnerable adolescent to empowered adult with sensitive and poignant prose, while offering readers a fascinating glimpse inside monastic ...
Dennis W. Green
Travis Becker is a police detective. So is Travis Becker. And Travis Becker. As a matter of fact, Travis Becker is a detective in countless existence streams, all of them living various versions of their lives, completely and safely unknown to each other. That is, until a brilliant scientist friend of his not only discovers the existence of parallel timelines, but how to navigate them as well. When a tragedy in one reality causes a chain ...
Jack Kerouac: Road Novels 1957-1960: On the Road / The Dharma Bums / The Subterraneans / Tristessa / Lonesome ...
Library of America
The raucous, exuberant, often wildly funny account of a journey through America and Mexico, Jack Kerouac's On the Road instantly defined a generation on its publication in 1957: it was, in the words of a New York Times reviewer, "the clearest and most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat.'" Written in the mode of ecstatic improvisation that Allen Ginsberg described as "spontaneous bop prosody," ...
The Curve of Time
M. Wylie Blanchet
Whitecap Books Ltd.
This is a biography and astonishing adventure story of a woman who, left a widow in 1927, packed her five children onto a 25-foot boat and cruised the coastal waters of British Columbia, summer after summer.Muriel Wylie Blanchet acted single-handedly as skipper, navigator, engineer and, of course, mum, as she saw her crew through encounters with tides, fog, storms, rapids, cougars and bears. She sharpened in her children a special interest in ...
Soul Rays: Discover the Vibratory Frequency of Your Soul
Candia L. Sanders
A Soul Ray is a frequency of choice before a given lifetime, a vibration of energy and color in which to explore emotional, mental and physical attributes of soul awareness. Improve your relationships, health, career and your personal connection to the Divine discovering your personal soul ray frequency. This is but one window into the dimensional aspect of the soup, yet its brilliance is bright, colorful, full of story and insight. Explore the ...
North Star over My Shoulder: A Flying Life
Simon & Schuster
Le Road Trip: A Traveler's Journal of Love and France
Road trip: those are still the two most inspiring words to vagabonds and couch potatoes alike; after all, the great American spirit was forged by road trippers from the Pilgrims to Lewis and Clark to the Dharma Bums. Le Road Trip combines the appeal of the iconic American quest with France's irresistible allure, offering readers a totally new perspective of life on the road. Le Road Trip tells the story of one idyllic French honeymoon trip, ...
Walk with Me: Pilgrim's Progress for Married Couples
Peter and Celeste choose to travel as one on the lifelong journey to the King's City. They are blissfully in love and bound to each other by the Cords of Commitment. Shortly after visiting the Moon of Honey they discover that the journey proves much more difficult than they expected. When they find themselves laboring through the Swamp of Selfishness, crossing the dismal Plains of Distance, and nearly becoming separated by the River of ...
The Advent Book
Celebrate the joys of the season with this vivid portrayal of the Christmas story. The Advent Book is sure to add significance to your Christmas celebration with its exquisite design and timeless text. Each colorful page features a door that opens on part of the Christmas story, making it an interactive reading and learning experience for the whole family. The Advent Book also includes: - A lovely golden ribbon for closure - Durable board ...
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