Angel on my Handlebars
- by Patricia Starr
At age 67, Mrs. Senior California Patricia Starr rode her bicycle across America 3,622 miles from coast to coast in 50 days. She describes the people she met, the trials and tribulations she endured, her determination, and the love and support she received from her husband, Gabriel.
Crossing the Heart of Africa
- by Julian Smith
In 1898, young British explorer Ewart Grogan proved to the stepfather of his beloved that he was worthy of her by becoming the first person to walk across Africa. Author Julian Smith retraced Grogan steps before committing to his girlfriend of six years, weaving together the two stories of love and adventure. Smith won the 2010 Grand Prize for Autobiography/Memoir from the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the 2010 gold award for best travel book from the Western chapter of the Society of American Travel Writers.
The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaskas Arctic Wilderness
- by James Campbell
The author details his trips to Heimo Korth’s family homestead 130 miles above the Arctic Circle and 500 miles from the nearest settler. He relates how Korth and his Eskimo wife lived, loved, and successfully raised their children in the wild. Campbell won a Midwest Booksellers Association Award for this book. He also won the Excellence in Class Award from the Outdoor Writers of America, and the Ellis/Henderson Outdoor Writing Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. This book inspired the popular Discovery/Animal Planet reality TV show called “The Last Alaskans.”
Barebow! An archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29
- by Dennis Dunn
(Documentary Media LLC)
In this massive 10-pound book, Dennis Dunn recounts 104 of his adventures and misadventures bowhunting without any sighting devices. His book is illustrated with more than 100 oil painting, graphite drawings and photographs of nature scenes.