Written by Fermor, Patrick Leigh
One of the most daring feats in Patrick Leigh Fermor s daring life was the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander in Crete, on April 26, 1944. "Abducting a General," now published for the first time in the United States, is Leigh Fermor s own account of the kidnapping.
Written by Sir Wally Herbert
An unparalleled look at the first surface crossing of the Arctic Ocean, and probably the first expedition to reach the North Pole by surface travel, through the words and images of the man who led it
Written by Kelly, Doug
Outdoor tourism is one of Alaska s biggest industries, and the thousands of people who flock to the state s dramatic landscapes and pristine waters to hunt and fish are supported by a large and growing network of guides, lodges, outfitters, and wildlife biologists.
Written by O'Neill, Zora
The shaddais the key difference between a pigeon (hamam) and a bathroom (hammam). Be careful, our professor advised, in the first moment of outright humor in class, that you don t ask a waiter, Excuse me, where is the pigeon? or, conversely, order a roasted toilet.
Written by Hancock, James Gulliver
The follow-up to the hugely popular "All the Buildings in New York," this is a charmingly illustrated journey through London, one building at a time. "All the Buildings in London" is a love letter to London, told through James Gulliver Hancock s unique and charming drawings of the city s diverse architectural styles and streetscapes.
Written by O'Shea, Stephen
For centuries the Alps have seen the march of armies, the flow of pilgrims and Crusaders, the feats of mountaineers, and the dreams of engineers?and some 14 million people live among their peaks today.
Written by James, Henry
After living abroad for 20 years, Henry James returned to his native America and travelled down the East Coast from Boston to Florida. This a journal describing his feelings on the rediscovery of the New York of his childhood, and the growth of modern commercial America.
Written by Devine, Carol
A visually captivating, novelistic travelogue that chronicles the first civilian environmental cleanup expedition in Antarctica an engaging true story told through anecdotes, journal entries, vignettes, recipes, and archival and contemporary photography.
Written by Thesiger, Wilfred
"Following worthily in the tradition of Burton, Lawrence, Philby and Thomas, [Arabian Sands] is, very likely, the book about Arabia to end all books about Arabia." The Daily Telegraph