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Apollo 13: Lost Moon

By: Jim Lovell

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Pocket: July 1995

Seller ID: 68286

ISBN: 0671534645

Condition: Used - Good


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Castaway

By: Lucy Irvine

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Random House: 1983

Seller ID: 28873

ISBN: 0394535421

Condition: Used - Very Good


minor edge wear, very light tanning, lightly rubbed - dust jacket chipped, edge worn rubbed - Buy with confidence from 'Your neighborhood book store,... online (tm) View more info

Caves of Adventure, translated from the French by Alan Hodge

By: Haroun Tazieff

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Viking: 1960

Seller ID: 27919

ISBN: 0670015075

Condition: Used - Very Good


former owner's name 1st page, light tanning, lightly rubbed else clean & tight - Buy with confidence from 'Your neighborhood book store,... online (tm) View more info

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Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hyperion: 2001

Seller ID: 6865

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

By: Dr. Jerri Nielsen with Maryanne Vollers

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Hyperion: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77365

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Used - Very Good


Jerri Nielsen was a forty-six-year-old doctor working in Ohio when she made the decision to take a year's sabbatical at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station on Antarctica, the most remote and perilous place on Earth. The "Polies," as they are known, live in almost total darkness for six months of the year, in winter temperatures as low as 100 degrees below zero--with no way in or out before the spring.During the long winter of 1999, Dr. Nielsen, solely responsible for the mental and physical fitness of a team of researchers, construction workers, and support staff, discovered a lump in her bre... View more info

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Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea

By: Gary Kinder

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Pr: June 1998

Seller ID: 74837

ISBN: 0871134640

Condition: Used - Very Good


Bestselling author Gary Kinder tells, for the first time, an extraordinary tale of history, maritime drama, heroic rescue, scientific ingenuity, and individual courage. Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea is the riveting true account of death, danger, and discovery on the high seas in the dramatic search for America's greatest lost treasure.In September 1857, the side-wheel streamer S.S. Central America, carrying five hundred passengers and tons of gold from the mountains of California, sank in a hurricane off the Carolina coast. Lost in legend for more than a century, the tragic story resurf... View more info

The Kon-Tiki Expedition : By Raft Across the South Seas

By: Thor Heyerdahl

Price: $4.95

Publisher: International Collectors Library: January 1950

Seller ID: 70574

ISBN: B0000CHM60

Condition: Used - Very Good


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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By: Sebastian Junger

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Harper Perennial: October 1999

Seller ID: 67450

ISBN: 0060977477

Condition: Used - Very Good


October 1991. It was "the perfect storm"--a tempest that may happen only once in a century--a nor'easter created by so rare a combination of factors that it could not possibly have been worse. Creating waves ten stories high and winds of 120 miles an hour, the storm whipped the sea to inconceivable levels few people on Earth have ever witnessed. Few, except the six-man crew of the "Andrea Gail," a commercial fishing boat tragically headed towards its hellish center. View more info

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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By: Sebastian Junger

Price: $3.95

Publisher: W.W. Norton: 1997

Seller ID: 15443

ISBN: 039304016X

Condition: Used - Very Good


In October 1991, three weather systems collided off the coast of Nova Scotia to create a storm of singular fury, boasting waves over one hundred feet high. Among its victims was the Gloucester, Massachusetts-based swordfishing boat the Andrea Gail, which vanished with all six crew members aboard. "Drifting down on swimmers is standard rescue procedure, but the seas are so violent that Buschor keeps getting flung out of reach. There are times when he's thirty feet higher than the men trying to rescue him. . . . I]f the boat's not going to Buschor, Buschor's going to have to go to it. SWIM the... View more info