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Author : Bill Bryson
ISBN : 9781784161118
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In the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world. Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain wilderness filled with bears, moose, bobcats, rattlesnakes, poisonous plants, disease-bearing tics, the occasional chuckling murderer and - perhaps most alarming of all - people whose favourite pastime is discussing the relative merits of the external-frame backpack. Facing savage weather, merciless insects, unreliable maps and a fickle companion whose profoundest wish was to go to a motel and watch The X-Files, Bryson gamely struggled through the wilderness to achieve a lifetime's ambition - not to die outdoors.

Walking The Appalachian Trail

Author : Larry Luxenberg
ISBN : 0811730956
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Maret is one of the dozens of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers whose fascinating accounts appear in this book. Their experiences are presented by topic and include useful information on food, equipment, surprises, friendships, mental challenges, spiritual awakenings, and adjustment to life after the trail. This unique study offers fresh insight into the many reasons people decide to walk the trail's 2,200 miles from Georgia to Maine, as well as lively descriptions of the ways in which they successfully complete it.

The Appalachian Trail Reader

Author : David Emblidge
ISBN : 0195100905
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Journal excerpts, poems, essays, and stories--by Henry David Thoreau, James Dickey, James MacGregor Burns, Richard Wilbur, and many modern-day visitors--celebrate the diverse landscapes and experiences of the 2,140-mile wilderness trail

One Summer

Author : Bill Bryson
ISBN : 9781448169542
Genre : History
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In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day (and slept much of the rest), a devastating flood of the Mississippi, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. It was the summer that saw the birth of talking pictures, the invention of television, the peak of Al Capone’s reign of terror, the horrifying bombing of a school in Michigan, the thrillingly improbable return to greatness of over-the-hill baseball player Babe Ruth, and an almost impossible amount more. In this hugely entertaining book, Bill Bryson spins a tale of brawling adventure, reckless optimism and delirious energy. With the trademark brio, wit and authority that make him Britain’s favourite writer of narrative non-fiction, he brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

Hadoop Real World Solutions Cookbook

Author : Jonathan R. Owens
ISBN : 9781849519137
Genre : Computers
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A Walk In The Woods

Author : Philip Kerr
ISBN : 0385257155
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Dave Brewster has just finished serving five years of a ten-year robbery sentence. He either has to go straight, or pull off a job that will put him on easy street for the rest of his life -- he chooses the job of a lifetime, one that's been five years in the making. Every year luxury yachts are shipped from Florida to Europe by way of a huge transporter. Brewster and his hand-picked crew of crime specialists plan a spectacular heist of one of the yachts, along with an estimated $250 million worth of jewels, art and cash being shipped on the other 16 vessels. But Brewster is not the only one attempting to take advantage of this floating catch of a lifetime. As agendas conflict, the result is an enormously exciting cat-and-mouse chase and a surprise dénouement on the high seas.

New Mexico S Continental Divide Trail

Author : Bob Julyan
ISBN : 1565793315
Genre : Photography
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The landscape of New Mexico inspires a sense of peace, awe, and grandeur unlike any other state -- and it contains some of the country's most remote and unexplored natural areas. For day hikers, campers, or backpackers planning a long trek, this guide is absolutely essential for charting your way through this rugged and dramatic landscape. Well-known writer Bob Julyan's precise and entertaining prose, combined with Tom Till's extraordinary photographs, lead the reader through hundreds of miles of breathtaking scenery.

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