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Cold Oceans: Adventures in Kayak, Rowboat, and Dogsled, Turk, John
1 Cold Oceans: Adventures in Kayak, Rowboat, and Dogsled Turk, John
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1998 HarperCollins. Superclean; no marks; price intact; appears unread. Only a hint of wear to jacket. Top corners slightly bumped. 276pp, maps. Language: English. 'An evocative and mesmerizing page-turner, Cold Oceans is the thrilling story of Jon Turk's expeditions to some of the most inhospitable regions on earth. Even after being shipwrecked off Cape Horn, stopped by ice in the Northwest Passage, and beaten back by Arctic blizzards, Turk has continued to follow an irresistible urge to explore.'--from the publisher. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
2 Lindbergh Berg, A. Scott
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1998 Putnam. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear. 628pp, Index, Notes, photos. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. '[R]estores some luster to complicated aviator hero Charles Lindbergh by presenting his very full life -- from his lonely rural childhood to the enormity of his Spirit of St. Louis accomplishment; the kidnapping of his baby son, which led to the Trial of the Century; his enthusiastic state visits to Hitler's Germany; and his Pulitzer Prize and later conservation work. For the generation that has mostly known Lindbergh through his child's murder and a profoundly stupid speech he later made, this big, thoroughly researched book is a fine work of restorative storytelling.'--Library Journal, 1999. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Straight on Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham, Lovell, Mary S.
3 Straight on Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham Lovell, Mary S.
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 2nd printing hardcover with dustjacket 1987 St. Martin's Press. Overall light wear. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 408 pages; Index; Notes; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Beryl Markham was born into the upper crust of British society. She grew up in Africa, having all the privileges of her social position while at the same time assimilating the ways of the native bushmen who worked on her horse farm. She became an aviatrix who was a bush pilot to royalty and the first person to fly the Atlantic solo from west to east. All of her successes and failures are chronicled by Mary Lovell, who spent years researching Straight on Till Morning. She has a genuine affection for her subject. This makes fascinating reading about a woman whose feats would be difficult to duplicate....'--Anne Paget, School Library Journal, 1988. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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