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Round the World By Andrew Carnegie
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Andrew Carnegie (1835 – 1919) was an American entrepreneur, businessman, and industrialist of Scottish extraction, known for his role as a major philanthropist. Carnegie's was the classic... More > "rags to riches" tale, as he rose up by his bootstraps from a bobbin factory worker, a bill logger, and a messenger boy - eventually climbing his way through of the ranks of a telegraph company, where he made the leap into steel refining. When he sold the Carnegie Steel Company to J.P. Morgan for $480 million, it would become U.S. Steel. Carnegie donated most of his fortune to establish libraries, and other institutions the world over, including Carnegie Hall, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Despite having set the standard for how the mega-rich should "spend it," Carnegie did go out and enjoy himself. His book Round the World is his first hand account of a year he spent traveling abroad.< Less
Rally Round the World By Carolyn Roberts
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One couple's adventures sailing around the world in their 38' yacht. The book will be of interest to anyone dreaming of embarking on such an adventure themselves, and gives a personal impression of... More > the many fascinating ports of call, together with an account of the way we coped with a number of on-board dramas including the loss of our drinking water mid-ocean, engine failures and torn sails. We were lucky to survive the 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Full colour illustrations.< Less
Rally Round the World By Carolyn Roberts
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One couple's adventures sailing around the world in their 38' yacht. The book will be of interest to anyone dreaming of embarking on such an adventure themselves, and gives a personal impression of... More > the many fascinating ports of call, together with an account of the way we coped with a number of on-board dramas including the loss of our drinking water mid-ocean, engine failures and torn sails. We were lucky to survive the 2004 tsunami in Thailand.< Less
New Voyage Round the World By WILLIAM DAMPIER
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New Voyage Round the World By WILLIAM DAMPIER [ZHINGOORA BOOKS] Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice,... More > Tower of London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it.< Less
Voyages Round the World By JAMES COOK
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Voyages Round the World By JAMES COOK [ZHINGOORA BOOKS Christmas Summary Classics This series contains summary of Classic books such as Emma, Arne, Arabian Nights, Pride and prejudice, Tower of... More > London, Wealth of Nations etc. Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it.< Less
A Voyage Round the World By Brian K. Crawford
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The story of Archibald Campbell, a young Scottish seaman who was shipwrecked in the Aleutians in 1807. They built a boat and sailed to Kodiak for help, but were again shipwrecked on their return... More > voyage. Campbell lost both feet to frostbite. He made his way to Hawai'i and found work as a sailmaker to Kamehameha. A remarkable story of survival.< Less
A Voyage Round the World By Brian K. Crawford
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The story of Archibald Campbell, a young Scottish seaman who was shipwrecked in the Aleutians in 1807. They built a boat and sailed to Kodiak for help, but were again shipwrecked on their return... More > voyage. Campbell lost both feet to frostbite. He made his way to Hawai'i and found work as a sailmaker to Kamehameha. A remarkable story of survival.< Less
Opening Round By A.R. Elia
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By AR Elia. 257 Pages. Opening Round, the first book of The Tournament Series, takes the reader through the mystery, detective, sport and supernatural genres into a world of memorable characters who... More > discover they are competing in a golf tournament of eternal importance. Learn more at: MuleBox.com< Less
Jonny & Rachel's Round The World Trip By Jonathan Alexander, Rachel Ellis
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Jonny and Rachel went on a round the world trip together. This is the blog of their travels and experiences, viewed with a humorous eye. Also included are travel stories and further descriptions and... More > information of many things that caught their imagination and curiosity on the way round.< Less
Jonny & Rachel's Round The World Trip By Jonathan Alexander, Rachel Ellis
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Jonny and Rachel went on a round the world trip together. This is the blog of their travels and experiences, viewed with a humorous eye. Also included are travel stories and further descriptions and... More > information of many things that caught their imagination and curiosity on the way round.< Less