Reminiscences of a Ranger Early Times in Southern California Adventures and Tales from old Los Angeles

Daily gunfights, daily murders, frequent public hangings. Welcome to Los Angeles,California in the 1850’s. This amazing first person account of adventures, revolutionhistory...

The Voyage of the Liberdade

A tall ship if trapped on a sandvar in 1885, broadsided by heavy seas and doomed to destruction and break-up on a lonely Brazilian beach. This is just the beginning of an...

Jungle Peace

Naturalist, ornithologist, marine biologist, entomologist, explorer and gifted writer, William Beebe escapes from the violence of World War One into the jungles of Brittish...

A Tramp Across the Continent

Adventurous author, pioneering reporter, workaholic newspaper editor, passionate Indian rights activist, librarien, poet, anthropologist and archeologist, Charles Fletcher Lummis...

Camps and Trails in Old China

A famous naturalist and his photographer wife explore China in 1916, then a medieval counjtry torn apart by revolution, the Japanese military and the onset of World War One....

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...

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