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True stories: discovery / historical / scientific

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On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species

Format: eBook Release Date: 23/11/2006

On The Origin of Species must be high on any serious list of the most important and influential books ever written. First published in 1859, Charles Darwinaas revolutionary idea is, indeed, an astoundingly simple one, especially when you measure it against the magnitude of what it explains aa"e; every fact that we know about life on Earth.

Cunami 2010-h godov (in Russian Language)

Cunami 2010-h godov (in Russian Language)

Author: Kalashnikov Maksim Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2006

... My ne uspeli oglyanut'sya - i vot uzhe pervoe desyatiletie novogo veka na ishode. A do togo v goryachke i koshmare promel'knuli podlye i krovavye 90-e gody. CHto zhdet nas dal'she za gorizontom? Smutnoe chuvstvo togo chto sud'ba ne tol'ko RF no i vsego prostranstva pogibshego Sovetskogo Soyuza preterpit novyj perelom ne ostavlyaet segodnya mnogie umy. Pytayas' pripodnyat' zanaves gryaducshego my napisali etu knigu. My hoteli takzhe uyasnit' kakie shansy na pobedu Russkogo mira dast nam eto novoe gryaducshee vremya. Pristegnite spasatel'nye remni. Zakrepite predmety na palube. Zadrajte lyuki. Ibo vperedi - cunami. Cunami 2010-h...

Rough Passage The Adventure of the Faeroe Islands

Rough Passage The Adventure of the Faeroe Islands

Author: R. D. Graham, Helen Graham Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2005

In 1934 Commander Graham set off singlehanded from Falmouth in Emanuel, a tiny seven-ton cutter, on a voyage to Labrador. On the passage home in heavy gales, the boom was smashed and the trysail ripped to shreds. Eventually he made Bermuda.

Compass A Story of Exploration and Innovation

Compass A Story of Exploration and Innovation

Author: Alan Gurney Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/08/2005

This is the rich history of the most important navigational device of all time, the magnetic compass, born of the need for a reliable means of negotiating treacherous sea routes around the globe. Compass chronicles the misadventures of those who attempted to perfect the instrument-so precious to sixteenth-century seamen that, by law, any man found tampering with one had his hand pinned to the mast with a dagger. Part history, part adventure, this book is a compelling tribute to human ingenuity-and the mysteries of the sea.

Classic New England Stories True Tales and Tall Tales of Character and Culture

Classic New England Stories True Tales and Tall Tales of Character and Culture

Author: Jake Elwell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2004

Last Flight out True Tales of

Last Flight out True Tales of

Author: Randy Wayne White Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2002

Whether he's looking for wild orangutans on Borneo or diving off the coast of South Africa, the author of Batfishing in the Rainforest is one of America's most adventurous travelers. Now he's back with a brand-new collection of essays on his latest excursions.

Disturbed

Disturbed

Author: Henk Swanepoel & Carla van der Spuy Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

why do people "e;lose their minds"e;? chris mahlangu did not just bludgeon eugene terre'blanche to death, it was reported that terre'blanche's body had been hacked and beaten 28 times with a steel pipe, a piece of broken steel from burglar bars. seasoned crime writer carla van der spuy and clinical psychologist dr henk swanepoel examine five case studies of real-life south african violent criminals.

Admiral Kolchak (in Russian Language)

Admiral Kolchak (in Russian Language)

Author: Povolyaev Valerij Dmitrievich Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Roman izvestnogo sovremennogo pisatelya V. Povolyaeva rasskazyvaet o zhizni i sud'be issledovatelya admirala odnogo iz organizatorov Belogo dvizheniya v gody Grazhdanskoj vojny Aleksandra Vasil'evicha Kolchaka.

Puteshestvenniki (in Russian Language)

Puteshestvenniki (in Russian Language)

Author: Dorozhkin Nikolaj Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/1970

Eta kniga posvyacshena lyudyam zhivshim v raznye vremena v raznyh stranah. No oni byli oderzhimy derzkim stremleniem idti vpered za gorizont. I imenno blagodarya takim entuziastam na karte poyavilis' novye morya kontinenty prolivy ostrova... Eta kniga o velikih puteshestvennikah. Dlya massovogo chitatelya.