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The Forgotten Explorer

Author : Samuel Prescott Fay
ISBN : 9781926855158
Genre : History
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North of Jasper, in the Canadian Rockies, is a large, roadless and spectacular wilderness of alpine flower meadows, glaciated peaks, canyons, waterfalls and abundant wildlife. Compared to the millions each year who visit Banff and Jasper national parks immediately to the south, this northern area sees few visitors. Fewer still have ever attempted to travel through this wilderness in one continuous trip. The first to do so was Samuel Prescott Fay in 1914. To this day, his exact route has never been duplicated. Fay and his party set out from Jasper on June 26, 1914, with five saddle horses and 16 pack horses. After a treacherous, slogging journey of 1,200 kilometres through wild, uncharted country they reached their destination on October 15, 1914, with the outfit completely intact. During his expedition, Fay kept a detailed journal (currently held at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC), which he provided to the US Biological Survey (now known as the US Fish & Wildlife Service) and to various Canadian government authorities. He also published several magazine articles about his discoveries. However, the journal in its entirety, with all his day-to-day observations, struggles and concerns, has never been published. Similarly, his maps, photographs and wildlife records have been preserved in various Canadian and US archives but never exhibited to a wider audience. Brought together for the first time in book form, they provide an early and dynamic record of an area that remains little known to this day. Complete with a large selection of never-before published photos and maps, The Forgotten Explorer is destined to become a classic of North American exploration history.
Category: History

The National Review

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ISBN : UIUC:30112109821808
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

Field Stream

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FIELD & STREAM, America’s largest outdoor sports magazine, celebrates the outdoor experience with great stories, compelling photography, and sound advice while honoring the traditions hunters and fishermen have passed down for generations.
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The Early Morning Light

Author : Edward Forde Hickey
ISBN : 9781784628734
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Early Morning Light celebrates the life of a small child, whose parents rescue him from London’s Blitz (September 1940) shortly after his birth and send him to live with his widowed grandmother and her son in north Tipperary among a vibrant hillside community.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Man I Never Knew

Author : Samuel L. Jones
ISBN : 9781604945980
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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If you could meet yourself, come face-to-face with the person you truly are, would you want to? This is the question Samuel L. Jones asks himself in "The Man I Never Knew: How Leadership Can Be Developed by Faith, Family, and Friends." A native of the Mississippi Delta and former college athlete, Dr. Jones earned a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and earned a PhD from Mississippi State University. He eventually became the dean of student affairs at Jones County Junior College. However, he realizes all too well that his life could have taken a different path, one of failure and hopelessness. In exploring the influences and opportunities that prepared him for a position of leadership, Dr. Jones inspires us to examine our own experiences and discover the leadership skills that are hidden within each of us. About the Author Samuel L. Jones received his doctorate in community college leadership from Mississippi State University in 2006. He also has a bachelor's degree in advertising (1997) and a master's degree in public relations (2002) from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is currently the dean of student affairs at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville, Mississippi. Jones has held several campus positions prior to becoming the dean of student affairs. He served as the assistant basketball coach from 1999 to 2003, student recruiter from 1999 to 2006, and assistant dean from 2003 to 2006. Having spent ten years developing his leadership skills in athletics and the administration forum, he is committed to being a trailblazer in the lives of his students and his community.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Compleat Tennessee Angler

Author : Vernon Summerlin
ISBN : 9781418540227
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The Compleat Tennessee Angler is the only book available that discusses how to catch fish year-round from twenty-eight public lakes based on the advice of first-rate Tennessee fishermen. It is an unprecedented how-to and where-to book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Adventures Of Grandma And Supergirl

Author : Janet Baird
ISBN : 9781477161753
Genre : Family & Relationships
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My youngest son, Chris, joined the United States Coast Guard eight years ago. He has lived in different states making it impossible to visit more than 2 times a year. When Jocelynn was born, I could tell there was something very special about her. She and I grew very close. Jocelynn has such an imagination. We tell stories and put each other in the stories. I become a kid again when I am around her. Chris is relocating to Virginia and will be on a big Cutter. My husband and I are hoping to relocate to spend more time with them. Baby Jackson was born in 2009, and Jocelynn is a great big sister. Other than Super-girl, most of the book is true. I hope you enjoy it.
Category: Family & Relationships

Fishing Stories From Australia

Author : David John Williams
ISBN : 9781466931046
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An eclectic collection of fishing stories and related poetry from Australia. Adventurous stories about the great white shark of Seal Rocks Victoria, to the cunning blackfish and prawns that live in the Davistown baths of New South Wales. All the stories have an associated poem, written as a response to the adventure. Real life stories of fun, drama and a few embarrassing moments. Most stories were the direct experience of the author. The associated poetic reflections have a strong spiritual connection with God and country. These reflections generally concentrate on the Author's boyhood experience. The Author's passion is to preserve the environment by campaigning for a closed season on snapper fishing. To be introduced when they are laying their eggs in the spring time to avoid extinction. The author hopes that the reader will be motivated to care for snapper and experience the bird song at dawn. Fishing is a great way of recharging the brain after a hard day s work. I believe all fishermen are destined to be great mates for life. So I hope you smile when reading this booklet. I have enjoyed recording my memoirs for the grandchildren. So Fish On Australia.
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The Big Ass Book Of Jokes

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ISBN : 9781569759400
Genre : Humor
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A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.
Category: Humor

Ok Ok But You Asked For It

Author : David Roy Patterson
ISBN : 9781457502910
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Adventure, mystery, imagination, immaturity, and sometimes just plain ignorance....that's what you'll find in this compilation of sixty-two short memoirs. The stories will take you from the innocent childhood of the author in the 1940s and 50s, through the turbulence of school, marriage and child-rearing in the 60s through the 90s, and eventual spiritual maturity of the author in these current days. Each memoir, though short in words, is long in substance, usually funny, and a life lesson. Ten of the stories are in fact near-death experiences, and examples of how the author lived his life without recognizing the signs that his Lord placed before him. Each story stands alone without reference to the others. However, in whole, the stories relate to a complete life change in the author from childhood to adulthood. Many people do not pass beyond their first encounter with death; some do, but are left with scars and memories of their near miss. Some people call it luck; some call it coincidence, and some a guardian angel's protection. The author believes that the Lord placed signs before him, and still does for everyone. These signs are placed so that all will open their hearts and minds to the wondrous power of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The author is in no way proud of most of his memoirs, as most of them occurred due to naivety, an over-active imagination, or stupidity. But he is thankful that Jesus has been patient with him through the journey. Jesus can save all of us through our journey, but it is up to us to accept Him and save our soul. David R. Patterson, born, raised, and a life time resident of Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been employed at Murray Equipment Inc. since 1968. Dave is a self-taught Systems Engineer and Inventor who owes every thing to his Creator, who has been very patient with Dave throughout the years. All his thoughts and ideas have come from the Lord who allowed him to grow up at a time when he could use his imagination, which became his foundation for a tiny spot that he could create and fulfill a need. The Lord also introduced Dave to Steve Murray, who later became the owner and risk taker of Murray Equipment, which Steve built into what it is today, a leader in its field of expertise. Steve showed confidence in Dave, and Dave took it as a challenge to fill this void. Cynthia L. Patterson, Dave's beautiful wife of over forty five years, is truly a wife that Dave will tell you he is not worthy of, and a mother who has no equal. Cindi and Dave have four wonderful children, all of whom are Christians and are very successful. Craig and his wife Rhonda have two wonderful children a girl Paige and a boy Caleb. Randy and his wife Dawn have twin boys Jacob and Foster. Shawn and his wife Kimberly have three children, a boy Cole, a girl Madalyn and a boy Cade. Brooke is Dave and Cindi's daughter of the family, and is everything they could ever ask for, but currently lives in Chicago. Dave has no experience at writing, but he has always wanted to tell of his life time adventures, be it good but mostly bad. He also wants you to know, it's not where you were spiritually, but where you are now. Romans 12:6
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Big House

Author : George Howe Colt
ISBN : 9781439124918
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Faced with the sale of the century-old family summer house on Cape Cod where he had spent forty-two summers, George Howe Colt recounts returning for one last stay with his wife and children in this stunning memoir that was a National Book Award Finalist and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. This poignant tribute to the eleven-bedroom jumble of gables, bays, and dormers that watched over weddings, divorces, deaths, anniversaries, birthdays, breakdowns, and love affairs for five generations interweaves Colt’s final visit with memories of a lifetime of summers. Run-down yet romantic, The Big House stands not only as a cherished reminder of summer’s ephemeral pleasures but also as a powerful symbol of a vanishing way of life.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Flyfisher S Guide To The Big Apple

Author : Tom Gilmore
ISBN : 9781932098839
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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American flyfishing is rooted in the area surrounding NYC, and the author Tom Gilmore's intimate knowledge of this history, and more importantly the fishing, will guide you from brook to brook and hatch to hatch. Gilmore hits on everything from the well-known rivers to the out-of-the-way babbling streams only the locals know of.From the Catskills to the Susquehanna, the Lehigh to urban spring creeks, and the Brodhead to the Delaware and much more, this guide will break down the area's tremendous fishing, including the whens, wheres, and hows and more. Each water has its own hatch chart, map, driving directions, and thorough description.Residents of this populated and busy area can easily escape the hustle and bustle with this marvelous new book.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The American Angler

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ISBN : UOM:39015080374096
Genre : Fishing
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Category: Fishing

Tales Of A Teenager

Author : Dennis Esler
ISBN : 9781469172002
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This is the true story of a boy who was born sixth to a family of very poor people. The family lived hand to mouth, and day by day. The father was employed by the Minneapolis news paper but besides his own family, he also was supporting his elderly parents and several siblings. Dennis, the youngest, had to fight for everything he ever had. This is the story of how he over came the difficulties to survive and eventually to prosper. He had to accomplish this while over coming shyness and stubbornness. Even at a very young age he preferred being in the woods and lakes, and has never mixed well with large gatherings of people.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

1001 Fishing Tips

Author : Lamar Underwood
ISBN : 9781602396890
Genre : Nature
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Highlights the most popular freshwater game fish and the best places where they can be found along with a practical collection of helpful tips and techniques for reeling in the biggest catch of the day.
Category: Nature

Fish Fishing And The Meaning Of Life

Author : Jeremy Paxman
ISBN : 9780141911274
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Jeremy Paxman has created the perfect literary catch for fellow angling enthusiasts in this rich and varied anthology. Ten thoroughly entertaining themed chapters include 'Ones That Got Away', 'Ones That Didn’t Get Away' and 'Fish That Bit Back'. Each is introduced by Paxman’s own sharp, humorous observations and features both contemporary and historical writing about fishing in prose and verse, covering everything from tench tickling to piranha attacks. Some pieces are well known favourites, others are obscure, every one is a delight. 'A superb compilation because it roams from carp to cod, trout to tarpon and does not regurgitate the same old clippings. Paxman has clearly read widely and wisely in putting this together ... probably the definitive anthology of angling writing.' Keith Elliott, Independent on Sunday.
Category: Sports & Recreation