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Travel & Adventure

Top 100
    • H.M.S. Surprise

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 3
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
    • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,622
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,621

    At the opening of his third novel in an ongoing adventure series by Patrick O'Brian, Jack Aubrey is cruising off Cape Sicie when his friend Stephen Maturin....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Make note of your reader

    • By Clifford on 09-05-10

    Regular price: $34.97

    • 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 1,140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,038

    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

    • Cry of the Kalahari

    • By: Mark Owens, Delia Owens
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel, Sean Runnette
    • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 24

    This is the story of the Owens' travel and life in the Kalahari Desert. Here they met and studied unique animals and were confronted with danger from drought, fire, storms, and the animals they loved....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Book & Very Highly Recommended

    • By Tropical Gal on 05-12-19

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 1,769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,347
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,333

    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

    • A Course Called Scotland

    • Searching the Home of Golf for the Secret to Its Game
    • By: Tom Coyne
    • Narrated by: Jacques Roy
    • Length: 12 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87

    From Tom Coyne - the author of the New York Times best-selling A Course Called Ireland - comes the heartfelt and humorous celebration of his quest to play golf on every links course in Scotland, the birthplace of the game he loves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $22.67

    • 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 720
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 653

    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 1,036
    • 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

    • The Curse of Oak Island

    • The Story of the World's Longest Treasure Hunt
    • By: Randall Sullivan
    • Narrated by: Braden Wright
    • Length: 16 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    The Curse of Oak Island is a fascinating account of the strange, rich history of the island and the intrepid treasure hunters who have driven themselves to financial ruin, psychotic breakdowns, and even death in pursuit of answers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Captivating, entertaining, and informative.

    • By tjcrewsbooks on 03-24-19

    Regular price: $29.99

    • 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 1,314
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,023
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,020

    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

    • 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 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    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

    • 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
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    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....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Too political

    • By Anonymous User on 06-26-19

    Regular price: $29.65

    • Mountains of the Mind

    • Adventures in Reaching the Summit
    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: James A. Gillies
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Combining accounts of legendary mountain ascents with vivid descriptions of his own forays into wild, high landscapes, Robert Macfarlane reveals how the mystery of the world's highest places has come to grip the Western imagination....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again

    • Essays and Arguments
    • By: David Foster Wallace
    • Narrated by: Paul Garcia
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 588
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 510
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508

    David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the best-selling Infinite Jest....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, terrible narration!

    • By Karen on 08-20-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • A Splendid Savage

    • The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham
    • By: Steve Kemper
    • Narrated by: Peter Berkrot
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Frederick Russell Burnham's adventures encompassed Apache wars and range feuds, booms and busts in mining camps around the globe, and explorations in remote regions....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent historical-adventure biography

    • By Brandon on 04-18-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Whatever You Do, Don't Run

    • True Tales of a Botswana Safari Guide
    • By: Peter Allison
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 968
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 875
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 868

    Whatever You Do, Don't Run is a hilarious collection of true tales from top ­safari guide Peter Allison....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Drivers May Laugh Too Hard to Drive!

    • By D. in Dallas on 09-21-12

    Regular price: $24.49

    • 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 754
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 674
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 678

    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

    • K2

    • Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
    • By: Ed Viesturs, David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 611
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 478
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480

    A thrilling chronicle of the tragedy-ridden history of climbing K2, the world's most difficult and unpredictable mountain, by the best-selling author of No Shortcuts to the Top....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Almost Makes You Want to Climb K2... Almost

    • By JJ on 12-30-15
    • Life and Death on the World's Most Dangerous Mountain
    • By: Ed Viesturs, David Roberts
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 10-13-09
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 611 ratings

    Regular price: $35.93

    • A Walk in the Woods

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: Bill Bryson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,500
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,644
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,655

    "Not long after I moved with my family to a small town in New Hampshire, I happened upon a path....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful book, but hardly abridged

    • By Jeff on 09-18-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Horizon

    • By: Barry Lopez
    • Narrated by: James Naughton
    • Length: 22 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    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

    • 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 3,247
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,634
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622

    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

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