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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Lost in the Wild

    • Danger and Survival in the North Woods
    • By: Cary J. Griffith
    • Narrated by: Roger Wayne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 163
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 148

    In the wilderness, one false step can make the difference between a delightful respite and a brush with death....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a great listen!

    • By Maria on 04-13-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • 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 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Adventures in mountaineering

    • By Ronda on 03-09-19

    Regular price: $24.50

    • The Adventures of the Mountain Men

    • True Tales of Hunting, Trapping, Fighting, and Survival
    • By: Stephen Brennan
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 140
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 140

    Experience the true “great outdoors” through the stories of the men who lived it.....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good for boys

    • By Mrs. C on 05-12-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 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 3,433
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,160

    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 3,433 ratings

    Regular price: $28.00

    • In the Heart of the Sea

    • The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
    • By: Nathaniel Philbrick
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,589
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,072
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,075

    The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story, horrible audio

    • By Eric Leal on 02-06-15

    Regular price: $27.95

    • 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 674
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 607
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 609

    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

    • Made in America

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,002
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 834
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835

    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

    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 440
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 363
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 360

    Into Thin Air is the definitive, personal account of the deadliest season in the history of Everest...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Zina on 03-23-15
    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Jon Krakauer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Release date: 12-15-99
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 440 ratings

    Regular price: $22.60

    • 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 3,201
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,593
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,580

    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

    • The Desert and the Sea

    • 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast
    • By: Michael Scott Moore
    • Narrated by: Corey Snow
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 462
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 417
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 413

    Michael Scott Moore incorporates personal narrative and rigorous investigative journalism in this revelatory memoir of his three-year captivity by Somali pirates - a riveting, thoughtful exploration of foreign policy, religious extremism, and the costs of survival....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wow!

    • By Jonathan on 08-04-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Seven Years in Tibet

    • By: Heinrich Harrer, Richard Graves
    • Narrated by: Mark Meadows
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,602
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,449
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,448

    A landmark in travel writing, this is the incredible true story of Heinrich Harrer’s escape across the Himalayas to Tibet....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Alexander on 09-03-12

    Regular price: $20.72

    • One Man's Wilderness

    • An Alaskan Odyssey
    • By: Sam Keith, Richard Proenneke
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 642
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 646

    To live in a pristine land unchanged by man... to roam a wilderness through which few other humans have passed....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Alaskan Read!

    • By Pamela M. on 10-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • My Life in France

    • By: Julia Child, Alex Prud'Homme
    • Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
    • Length: 11 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,482
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 968
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 978

    In her own words, here is the captivating story of Julia Child's years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found "her true calling"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a pleasure!

    • By Sara on 07-03-08

    Regular price: $37.27

    • The Sex Lives of Cannibals

    • Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
    • By: J. Maarten Troost
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,089
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 734
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 730

    At age 26, Maarten Troost decided to pack up his flip-flops and move to a remote South Pacific island....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HILARIOUS

    • By Elizabeth on 08-17-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Arctic Dreams

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    This best-selling, groundbreaking exploration of the Far North is a classic of natural history, anthropology, and travel writing....

    Regular price: $35.00

    • 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 1,075
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 978
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 977

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

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book for history enthusiasts

    • By Elizabeth on 08-26-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • 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 957
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 874
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873

    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

    • Greek to Me

    • Adventures of the Comma Queen
    • By: Mary Norris
    • Narrated by: Mary Norris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Greek to Me is a charming account of Norris’s lifelong love affair with words and her solo adventures in the land of olive trees and ouzo. Along the way, Norris explains how the alphabet originated in Greece, makes the case for Athena as a feminist icon, and more....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 538
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 499

    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

    • Grandma Gatewood's Walk

    • The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail
    • By: Ben Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 7 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 917
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 807
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 813

    Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than $200....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I'd like to walk with her...

    • By Jan on 01-09-15

    Regular price: $19.95

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