Travel
epub |eng | 2013-05-21 | Author:Tuckey, Harriet [Tuckey, Harriet]

So please send me assurance (a) that you will see that my position and work for the expedition are properly recognised, and (b) that I am referred to not as ...
( Category: Adventurers & Explorers July 9,2014 )
azw3, mobi |eng | 2014-01-30 | Author:Paul Rosolie

12 The Beached-Whale Paradox Until my ghastly tale is told, this heart within me burns. —SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE, RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER I once made a decision so ludicrously ...
( Category: Forests & Forestry June 26,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Tracy Ross

My parents drove Andrew and me to Interlochen. They used up all of their vacation time to do it. I remember singing as we pulled up to the bucolic campus. ...
( Category: Child Abuse June 6,2014 )
epub |eng | 2014-04-15 | Author:James A. Michener [Michener, James A.]

The point of these memories about my introduction to publishing at Macmillan is that because of my inside experiences in the industry I saw the writer’s life from a perspective ...
( Category: Political June 6,2014 )
epub |eng | 1992-03-01 | Author:Wallace Earle Stegner [Stegner, Wallace Earle]

The justifications for reform were extensive, for every condition of land and climate, and every successive land law except the Timber Culture Act of 1873 worked against the city mechanic, ...
( Category: State & Local May 29,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-03-01 | Author:Mireya Mayor & Jane Goodall [Mayor, Mireya & Goodall, Jane]

My grandmother, Mima, along with thousands of other Cubans, was forced to “volunteer” cutting sugarcane in the early days of Castro’s regime. In 1965, at age 20, my mom made ...
( Category: Adventurers & Explorers May 27,2014 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2011-07-01 | Author:David Roberts [Roberts, David]

As he wrote the letter, Everett was sitting by his campfire beside the Escalante River, cooking dinner with two of his youthful new friends. Turning his thoughts to his burros, ...
( Category: 20th Century May 27,2014 )
epub |eng | 2011-07-18 | Author:David Roberts [Roberts, David]

As he wrote the letter, Everett was sitting by his campfire beside the Escalante River, cooking dinner with two of his youthful new friends. Turning his thoughts to his burros, ...
( Category: State & Local May 26,2014 )
epub, azw3 |eng | 2006-01-02 | Author:Gilbert, Elizabeth [Gilbert, Elizabeth]

54 This morning, I overslept. Which is to say—sloth that I am, I dozed until the ungodly hour of 4:15 AM. I woke up only minutes before the Gurugita was ...
( Category: General May 16,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 1992-03-01 | Author:Wallace Earle Stegner

The justifications for reform were extensive, for every condition of land and climate, and every successive land law except the Timber Culture Act of 1873 worked against the city mechanic, ...
( Category: 19th Century May 7,2014 )
epub |eng | 2012-03-16 | Author:Freya Stark [STARK, FREYA]

The two rows repeat it, the poet retires, the one line advances to the other, raises hands over head as they meet, bows nearly to the ground and withdraws: they ...
( Category: Yemen May 6,2014 )
epub |eng | 2006-04-06 | Author:Nando Parrado [Parrado, Nando]

ON THE MORNING of November 15, Numa, Roberto, Tintin, and I stood outside the fuselage, looking down the valley that sloped off to the east ready to begin our escape. ...
( Category: Instructional April 7,2014 )
epub |eng | 2001-12-07 | Author:Anthony Bourdain [Bourdain, Anthony]

We are barbarians. We are big, hairy, smelly, foreign devils, unsophisticated, loud, clumsy, overexpressive, and overfed, blundering thoughtlessly through life. At least that’s how you might feel when preparing yourself ...
( Category: Culinary April 1,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2010-03-30 | Author:Graham Bowley

The second one also lay head-down against the ice but at a less steep angle. Both of the climbers, he saw, were still clipped onto the rope and hanging in ...
( Category: Southeast March 31,2014 )
epub |eng | 2006-03-14 | Author:Frances Mayes [Mayes, Frances]

Standing in front of 8, rue de Colette (formerly rue de l’Hospice), with her inspired, passionate descriptions in mind, I confront a tall dun-colored house with white shutters. It looks ...
( Category: Travel March 27,2014 )