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Coast to Coast: South Carolina to California by Motorcycle By Robert Simms
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A day-by-day description of a solo motorcycle trip from upstate South Carolina to Ventura, California. The author describes the journey on his 2000 Honda Shadow VT600C VLX, going through the Southern... More > and Southwestern states, and includes descriptions and pictures of interesting sights and people along the way.< Less
Keep the Sea on the Right - Walking the South West Coast Path in Winter By Kathryn Hough
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When Kathryn planned to walk the South West Coast Path, little did she think that she would pass through a "major disaster area" and then spend two days walking through deep snow. However... More > these were but two of the many challenges she faced on this expedition. Unexpectedly, her journey was made during the terminal illness and death of her father. The walk caught his imagination and she weaves her thoughts about her adventure in with her father's final journey. This culminated in his death the day following her completion of the circuit of his birthplace in Portland. The book is dedicated to her father and also to a colleague who died prematurely with mesothelioma the year before her walk. She is donating any profits from sale of the book equally to Dorothy House and to Exeter Hospiscare.< Less
The Coast is Clear By Roy Taylor
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This book describes a series of walks which my wife and I made over a period of 8 years, so as to cover the whole of England's South West Coast Path. It includes the topography, people met, some... More > historical background, some humour and some spiritual insights.< Less
Florida and the Gulf Coast by RV By Jan Young
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I traveled extensively when I was working but, like many road warriors, never got to see anything but airports and conference rooms. So, after I retired, my wife and I bought a motor home and began... More > a series of extensive trips. This book recounts our 2013 travels from Wisconsin south to Louisiana, east and south along the gulf coast to Key West and north up the Atlantic coast to Georgia. A second 2013 trip through Michigan to Pennsylvania is also detailed and a bonus chapter lists and describes our all-time favorite campgrounds. The book tells of the sights we saw and the surprises we found, both positive and negative. It provides maps that show where we went and includes numerous full color photographs of our journey.< Less
Florida and the Gulf Coast by RV By Jan Young
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I traveled extensively when I was working but, like many road warriors, never got to see anything but airports and conference rooms. So, after I retired, my wife and I bought a motor home and began... More > a series of extensive trips. This book recounts our 2013 travels from Wisconsin south to Louisiana, east and south along the gulf coast to Key West and north up the Atlantic coast to Georgia. A second 2013 trip through Michigan to Pennsylvania is also detailed and a bonus chapter lists and describes our all-time favorite campgrounds. The book tells of the sights we saw and the surprises we found, both positive and negative. It provides maps that show where we went and includes numerous full color photographs of our journey.< Less
East and West: A Love Story By L.B. Kamal
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Leaving California for the sake of her parents, Elaine expects to have very little in common with the East coast financial professionals that are her father's new crowd. A year later, her... More > expectations, and almost everything else, will have changed forever. Inspired by Elizabeth Gaskell's 1855 story of an independent woman in the midst of the industrial revolution in England, this is the story of two people overcoming the prejudices that divide us today.< Less
Pirates On the Coasts of Peru, 1598-1701 By Peter T. Bradley
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A study of the aims and imagined rewards of seamen sailing from northern Europe and the West Indies to the west coast of South America in the 17th century, especially between the Straits of Magellan... More > and the Isthmus of Panama. Their personal objectives were self-enrichment, after the arrival in Europe of breathtaking treasures in gold, silver and jewels looted by Spanish conquistadors from indigenous peoples. But their actions were embittered by decades of fierce animosity towards Spain arising from opposition to her Catholic beliefs, and from the quest for political independence for example in the Low Countries from 1568 to 1648. They range from buccaneers - some of the most ferocious, heartless and brutal men of their age, murdering and taking hostages like 21st-c. terrorists, to others keen to explore new commercial horizons for European trade, or in the case of the Dutch even to challenge Spanish political jurisdiction and occupy lands through armed alliances with local peoples.< Less
Pirates on the Coasts of Peru, 1598-1701 By Peter T. Bradley
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A study of the aims and imagined rewards of seamen sailing from northern Europe and the West Indies to the west coast of South America in the 17th century, especially between the Straits of Magellan... More > and the Isthmus of Panama. Their personal objectives were self-enrichment, after the arrival in Europe of breathtaking treasures in gold, silver and jewels looted by Spanish conquistadors from indigenous peoples. But their actions were embittered by decades of fierce animosity towards Spain arising from opposition to her Catholic beliefs, and from the quest for political independence for example in the Low Countries from 1568 to 1648. They range from buccaneers - some of the most ferocious, heartless and brutal men of their age, murdering and taking hostages like 21st-c. terrorists, to others keen to explore new commercial horizons for European trade, or in the case of the Dutch even to challenge Spanish political jurisdiction and occupy lands through armed alliances with local peoples.< Less
Pirates on the Coasts of Peru, 1598-1701 By Peter T. Bradley
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A study of the aims and imagined rewards of seamen sailing from northern Europe and the West Indies to the west coast of South America in the 17th century, especially between the Straits of Magellan... More > and the Isthmus of Panama. Their personal objectives were self-enrichment, after the arrival in Europe of breathtaking treasures in gold, silver and jewels looted by Spanish conquistadors from indigenous peoples. But their actions were embittered by decades of fierce animosity towards Spain arising from opposition to her Catholic beliefs, and from the quest for political independence for example in the Low Countries from 1568 to 1648. They range from buccaneers - some of the most ferocious, heartless and brutal men of their age, murdering and taking hostages like 21st-c. terrorists, to others keen to explore new commercial horizons for European trade, or in the case of the Dutch even to challenge Spanish political jurisdiction and occupy lands through armed alliances with local peoples.< Less
Geology of the Eastern Coast: Investigate How the Earth Was Formed By Cynthia Light Brown, Kathleen Brown
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In Geology of the Eastern Coast, kids ages 9-12 will learn about the big questions of geology and physical geography as they explore the unique setting of the Eastern Coast. The region includes the... More > states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Kids will have a chance to explore the region while learning fun facts and trying experiments and projects, such as creating folded mountains and discovering the eff ects of an oil spill.< Less