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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • Eat, Pray, Love

    • One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India, and Indonesia
    • By: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Length: 12 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10,893
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,932
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,930

    She got rid of her belongings, quit her job, and undertook a yearlong journey around the world, all alone....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Inner Journey within an External One

    • By YoginiZora on 07-20-06

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Wild

    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19,067
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,723
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,780

    A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe - and built her back up again....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Glad I Took the Trip

    • By FanB14 on 04-08-13
    • From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
    • By: Cheryl Strayed
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 03-20-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 19,067 ratings

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Into Thin Air

    • A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster
    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,258
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,403
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,421

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

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Audio version RUINED with new narrator!

    • By Jeffrey E. on 02-06-16

    Regular price: $22.60

    • The Shanghai Free Taxi

    • Journeys with the Hustlers and Rebels of the New China
    • By: Frank Langfitt
    • Narrated by: Frank Langfitt
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In this adventurous, original book, NPR correspondent Frank Langfitt describes how he created a free taxi service - offering rides in exchange for illuminating conversation - to go beyond the headlines and get to know a wide range of colorful, compelling characters....

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Into the Wild

    • By: Jon Krakauer
    • Narrated by: Philip Franklin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,937
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,629
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,637

    In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Book that Never Left Me

    • By Craig Mitchell on 08-07-07

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Spying on the South

    • An Odyssey Across the American Divide
    • By: Tony Horwitz
    • Narrated by: Mark Deakins, Tony Horwitz
    • Length: 17 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    The best-selling author of Confederates in the Attic returns to the South and the Civil War era for an epic adventure on the trail of America's greatest landscape architect....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fitting eulogy

    • By James D. Doyle on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • A Walk in the Woods

    • Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Rob McQuay
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,223
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,514
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,526

    The Appalachian Trail trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America - majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very entertaining

    • By Diane S on 11-13-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    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
    • Awesome Education. will read again

    • By John Welch on 05-14-19

    Regular price: $42.00

    • The River of Doubt

    • Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
    • By: Candice Millard
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,107
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,812
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,825

    The River of Doubt brings alive extraordinary events in a powerful nonfiction narrative thriller that happens to feature one of the most famous Americans who ever lived....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Writing, Story and Narration

    • By Philip on 11-03-05

    Regular price: $31.93

    • Shadow Divers

    • The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,562
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,944
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,948

    In 1991, acting on a tip from a local fisherman, two scuba divers discovered a sunken German U-boat, complete with its crew of 60 men, not too far off the New Jersey coast....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GRIPPING!

    • By Douglas on 07-03-04
    • The True Adventure of Two Americans Who Risked Everything to Solve One of the Last Mysteries of World War II
    • By: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 15 hrs and 37 mins
    • Release date: 06-24-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3,562 ratings

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Travels with Charley in Search of America

    • By: John Steinbeck
    • Narrated by: Gary Sinise
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,068
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,774
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,777

    In September 1960, John Steinbeck and his poodle, Charley, embarked on a journey across America, from small towns to growing cities to glorious wilderness oases....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed the Journey

    • By Rebb on 12-15-11

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

    • By: David Sedaris
    • Narrated by: David Sedaris
    • Length: 6 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,868
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,090

    From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new collection of essays taking his listeners on a bizarre and stimulating world tour....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Always a Sedaris fan, but this isn't his best

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-29-15

    Regular price: $28.50

    • In a Sunburned Country

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,504
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,860
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,857

    Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion up, down, and over the Appalachian Trail...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Laugh out loud funny

    • By Larry on 06-09-03

    Regular price: $31.93

    • 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 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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

    • 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 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    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

    • See You in the Piazza

    • New Places to Discover in Italy
    • By: Frances Mayes
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell, Frances Mayes
    • Length: 14 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Best-selling and beloved author Frances Mayes discovers the hidden pleasures of Italy in a sumptuous travel narrative that crisscrosses the country, with inventive new recipes celebrating Italian cuisine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bravo Cassandra Campbell

    • By John Genzale on 05-20-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • 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 2,623
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,109

    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

    • 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 1,881
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,672
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,676

    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

    • 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 1,112
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,013
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011

    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

    • 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 485
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 397

    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 485 ratings

    Regular price: $22.60

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