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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Blue Highways

    • A Journey into America
    • By: William Least Heat-Moon
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 598
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 555
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 556

    Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A new Mark Twain... this is a great book

    • By Mr. on 01-25-13

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Touching the Void

    • By: Joe Simpson
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 723
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 654
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 656

    Before climbers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates were able to reach the unclimbed West Face of the remote Siula Grande, disaster struck....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully told true story

    • By David Shear on 01-17-14

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Understanding the World of Wine

    • By: Brian Wheaton
    • Narrated by: Brian Wheaton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    Gain the wine know-how you’ve always wanted in this comprehensive course. With thousands of wines on sale in the US today, choosing just the right one for each occasion can be a challenge even for the experienced....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brief history of wine

    • By S. Cragar on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $29.37

    • The Fortune of War

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 6
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 13 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,317
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,026
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,023

    The H.M.S. Leopard pulled into the bay of Pulo Batang looking more like a shabby merchant ship that a man-of-war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Alternative Entry Point

    • By ScipioTex on 12-21-04

    Regular price: $30.07

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    From the National Book Award-winning author of the now-classic Arctic Dreams, a vivid, poetic, capacious work that recollects the travels around the world and the encounters - human, animal, and natural - that have shaped an extraordinary life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Wise and Thought Provoking

    • By findley on 05-04-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Made in America

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,036
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 862
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 863

    In Made in America, Bryson de-mythologizes his native land....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bryson Not Reading Makes For a Rare Fail

    • By John on 02-28-14

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Pirate Hunters

    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,242

    A thrilling new adventure of danger and deep-sea diving, historic mystery and suspense, by the author of the New York Times best seller Shadow Divers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Pure Gold

    • By Mel on 06-24-15
    • Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Release date: 06-16-15
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,523 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Rough Magic

    • Riding the World's Loneliest Horse Race
    • By: Lara Prior-Palmer
    • Narrated by: Henrietta Meire
    • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    At the age of 19, Lara Prior-Palmer discovered a website devoted to "the world's longest, toughest horse race" - an annual competition of endurance and skill that involves dozens of riders racing a series of 25 wild ponies across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, Funny & Ever So Entertaining

    • By RJ on 05-27-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Turn Right at Machu Picchu

    • Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
    • By: Mark Adams
    • Narrated by: Andrew Garman
    • Length: 10 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,147
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,046
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,045

    Writer for the New York Times and GQ, Mark Adams is also the acclaimed author of Mr. America.....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Travel Log

    • By Aaron Brown on 02-28-15

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Jupiter's Travels

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 451

    On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eloquently Written ~ Exquisitely Told

    • By Joseph on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Thirst

    • 2600 Miles to Home
    • By: Heather Anderson
    • Narrated by: Heather Costa
    • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    By age 25, Heather Anderson had hiked what is known as the "Triple Crown" of backpacking. In her new memoir, Heather shares her distinct message of courage - her willingness to turn away from the predictability of a more traditional life in an effort to seek out what most fulfills her....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book was nearly impossible to put down.

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-02-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Bill Bryson Collector's Edition

    • Notes from a Small Island, Neither Here Nor There, and I'm a Stranger Here Myself
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,770
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,348
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,334

    In the first of three essays included in this audiobook, Bill Bryson decides to move back to the United States, after nearly two decades in Britain. But not before taking one last trip....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So good I hated for it to end

    • By J. Dominy on 08-08-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • Natural Born Heroes

    • How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance
    • By: Christopher McDougall
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,904
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,691
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,695

    After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of Mexico, Christopher McDougall finds his next great adventure on the razor-sharp mountains of Crete....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A solid follow-up

    • By tony liebetrau on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Eiger Dreams

    • Ventures Among Men and Mountains
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    This is a stirring, vivid book about one of the most compelling and dangerous of all human pursuits....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Jon Krakauer fan

    • By Justin J DeMutiis on 04-14-18

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Assassination Vacation

    • By: Sarah Vowell
    • Narrated by: Conan O'Brien, Stephen King, Dave Eggers, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,636
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,624

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • extremely entertaining and informative

    • By Rachel on 08-17-05

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Into Africa

    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,163
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,157

    "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Riveting

    • By Gene on 04-01-04
    • The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
    • By: Martin Dugard
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 12-11-03
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,630 ratings

    Regular price: $27.95

    • The Wild Trees

    • A Story of Passion and Daring
    • By: Richard Preston
    • Narrated by: Richard Preston
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 185
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained: the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Cris on 10-27-07

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The New York Times: Footsteps

    • From Ferrante's Naples to Hammett's San Francisco, Literary Pilgrimages Around the World
    • By: New York Times
    • Narrated by: David Colacci, Susan Ericksen
    • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Based on the popular New York Times travel column, Footsteps is an anthology of literary pilgrimages, exploring the geographic muses behind some of history's greatest writers....

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sailing Alone Around the World

    • By: Joshua Slocum
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 368

    Challenged by an expert who said it couldn’t be done, Joshua Slocum, a fearless New England sea captain, set out in April 1895 to prove that a man could sail alone around the world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Anniebligh on 04-21-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Final Frontiersman

    • Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness
    • By: James Campbell
    • Narrated by: Dan Woren
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,000
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 910

    Hundreds of hardy people have tried to carve a living in the Alaskan bush, but few have succeeded as consistently as Heimo Korth....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • life in the Alaskan bush

    • By Mastiff Enthusiast on 03-12-17

    Regular price: $24.47

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