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Intrepid Explorer

Author : J. David Lowell
ISBN : 9781941451007
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 44.54 MB
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"Intrepid Explorer is the story of the legendary career of the engineer, geologist, explorer, and international businessman J. David Lowell, whose life is recounted in his own words"--
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Intrepid Explorer

Author : Frederick Carmichael
ISBN : 9781304737670
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 40.80 MB
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The intrepid explorer follows an everyday college student named Andy, and like every other starving student that tries to make ends meet, he gets mixed up with the wrong crowed to try for a quick buck, which turns his ever so burring life upside down, and Andy winds up being in the wrong place at the worse times and ultimately becomes a moving target by one of the city's biggest crime boss, who is very determined to make sure Andy is permanently quiet and out of sight.
Category: Fiction

Travel Journal

Author : Intrepid Explorer
ISBN : 1718092075
Genre :
File Size : 68.93 MB
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''Adventure beckons.'' ''Find yourself.'' ''Bon voyage.'' Pick up and go, but don't leave home without this stylish journal! It's the perfect journal in which to plan your next excursion or reflect on life's journey thus far. The Journal is 8" x 10" and has 102 pages and is great for taking on a trip or for everyday adventures.

The Intrepid Explorer

Author : Ernie Lakusta
ISBN : 1894856821
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 25.65 MB
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Years before the railway, and with only a network of ramshackle forts to support them, James Hector and his colleagues braved harsh winters, hot summers, unpredictable wildlife, personal conflict, and Native war parties to scout routes through the Rocky Mountains, often with only their wits to keep them alive. The Intrepid Explorer tells the story of the famous Palliser Expedition from the point-of-view of one of its most remarkable members as he looks back on his life during one final visit to Canada in 1903. By the end of his life Sir James Hector had become a world-renowned geologist and explorer, but it was for his exploration of the Rockies that Hector was best remembered. Ernie Lakusta uses journals, newspaper articles, and the original Palliser reports to paint a vivid picture of a true hero of Canadian history, a man whose brush with death is commemorated to this day by the Kicking Horse Pass in British Columbia.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Greatest Show In The Arctic

Author : P. J. Capelotti
ISBN : 9780806154459
Genre : History
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In Gilded Age America, Arctic explorers were fabulous celebrities—assured of riches and near-immortality so long as they reached the North Pole first. Of the many attempts to meet that goal, three American expeditions, launched from the Russian archipelago of Franz Josef Land, ended in abject failure, their exploits consigned to near-oblivion. Even so, these ventures—the Wellman expedition (1898–99), the Baldwin-Ziegler (1901–2), and the Fiala-Ziegler (1903–5)—have much to tell us about the personalities, politics, and economics of exploration in their day. In The Greatest Show in the Arctic, the first book to chronicle all three expeditions, P. J. Capelotti explores what went right and what, in the end, went tragically wrong. The cast of colorful characters from the Franz Josef Land forays included Walter Wellman, a Chicago journalist and bon vivant running from debts, his mistress, and an illegitimate daughter; Evelyn Briggs Baldwin, a deranged meteorologist with a fetish for balloons and a passion for Swedish conserves; and Anthony Fiala, a pious photographer in search of God in the Arctic. Featuring an international cast of supporting characters worthy of a three-ring circus, The Greatest Show in the Arctic follows each of the three expeditions in turn, from spectacular feats of financing to their bitter ends. Along the way, the explorers accumulated considerable geographic knowledge and left a legacy of place-names. Through close study of the expeditions’ journals, Capelotti reveals that the Franz Josef Land endeavors foundered chiefly because of poor leadership and internal friction, not for lack of funding, as historians have previously suspected. Presenting tales of noble intentions, novel inventions, and epic miscalculations, The Greatest Show in the Arctic brings fresh life to a unique and underappreciated story of American exploration.
Category: History

Explorer Travellers And Adventure Tourism

Author : Dr. Jennifer Laing
ISBN : 9781845414603
Genre : Business & Economics
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This book examines the nexus between exploring and tourism and argues that exploration travel – based heavily on explorer narratives and the promises of personal challenges and change – is a major trend in future tourism. In particular, it analyses how romanticised myths of explorers form a foundation for how modern day tourists view travel and themselves. Its scope ranges from the 'Golden Age' of imperial explorers in the 19th and early 20th centuries, through the growth of adventure and extreme tourism, to possible future trends including space travel. The volume should appeal to researchers and students across a variety of disciplines, including tourism studies, sociology, geography and history.
Category: Business & Economics

Sigmund Freud

Author : Kathleen Krull
ISBN : 9781440678332
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Kathleen Krull proves Sigmund Freud deserves a place in her much-lauded series, because he essentially created a brand-new branch of medicine: psychoanalysis.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Neuro Linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies

Author : Romilla Ready
ISBN : 1119992206
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 84.58 MB
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If you are one of the millions of people who have already discovered the power of NLP, Neuro-linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies will allow you to perfect its lessons on how to think more positively and communicate more effectively with others. This workbook is packed with hands-on exercises and practical techniques to help you make the most of NLP’s toolkit for new thinking and personal change. These can have an impact on many aspects of your life: from helping you change your negative beliefs, to building rapport and influencing others, to taking charge of the direction your life is taking. Take your understanding of NLP to the next level, and reap the benefits. Neuro-linguistic Programming Workbook For Dummies includes: Getting Your Mindset Right with NLP Setting Sound Goals Recognising Your Unconscious Values Recognising How You Distort Thinking Developing Personal Rapport Managing Your Emotions and Experiences Changing Habits and Modeling Success Recognizing What Works Adapting Language with Metamodeling and the Milton Model
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Rainbow S Expressions And Observations Or Only Visiting This Planet In Search Of A Brain Or I Know The Answer S 42 But What S The Piggin Question

Author : Rainbow
ISBN : 1424157315
Genre : Poetry
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Born the youngest of three, in London, England, Rainbow has always been an Americaphile, loving all things American, especially chrome and fins on cars! At 15, he left academia and enrolled in the University of Life. He traveled to America in the 70s and again in the 80s, although that rock-and-roll dream ended in him returning to England, totally broke and alone. He turned for comfort and companionship to his scratching pad and wrote, always coming out in verse, when the muse struck, his expressions and observations on what he fondly calls the upright biped species that infect this planet, as well as his own thoughts and experiences. He slowly became convinced that he was not from this planet, even if that only meant he seemed alien to most people! However, U.S. Immigration finally confirmed it when they stamped his passport as a legal permanent resident and issued him with his official alien number! Thank you, U.S.A. Now its official! I come in peace, but please, dont take the peace!
Category: Poetry