Stickeen

“Stickeen…pushed his head past my shoulders, looked down and across, then looked me in the face and began to mutter and whine; saying as plainly as if speaking with words,...

The Cruise of the Snark

Jack London, one of the most popular American writers, produced over 50 books of fiction and non-fiction during his lifetime. In 1906, without studying navigation, he and his...

A Tour On the Prairies

“I found myself thus afloat, on the skin of a buffalo, in the midst of a wild river,

Through The Brazilian Wilderness

Theodore Roosevelt was a naturalist, exploer, authoir, hunter, governor, soldier and 26th President of the United States. In 1913 he joined with Brazilian explorer Candido Rondon...

To the South Seas A Wild 1929 Family Adventure to the Galapagos Islands

Soon we could see the outline of the great fish through the dark water, as it swam slowly along. It was like a barn door just under the surface, a big barn door, with cavernous...

The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

The great unknown of the American Southwest is conquered by a one-armed man and his crew of adventurers, placing the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon on the map of the American...

Death Valley in 1849

Death in the desert under a relentless sun. This is an eyewitness account of wagon train pioneer families in 1849, who faced the horrifying heat of what is now known as Death...

To Cuba and Back A Vacation Voyage in 1859

“The Master is a policeman as well as a Judge. His revolver and rife are always loaded. He has his dogs, his trackers and seizers. No man rides unarmed.”Join Abolitionist...

Narrative of the Most Extraordinary And Distressing Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex

“I saw the whale ahead of us, coming with twice his ordinary speed, and with tenfold fury and vengeance in his aspect. The surf flew in all directions about him and his...

My Attainment of the North Pole

A wild epic journey by an American phusician and two Inuit companions struggling to be the first humans to reach the North Pole. The adventure continues with a year long, near...

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