Heart Of The Bison

Autore: Glen R. Stott
Editore: iUniverse
ISBN: 059523500X
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As the lambent light from the slumbering fire dances across the roof of the cave, a young girl wakes from a dream. Kec's dream tells her that her clan is in jeopardy, and that Mother Earth expects her to do something to save her people. A magic child will be sent to help her.Far away, Strong Branch, a powerful Shaman of his people, has his own dream. The Great Spirit sends him a warning about a future of conflict and killing.Kec's people are very simple, but they are strong and powerful enough to have survived the ice ages of Pleistocene Europe, by force, for over one-hundred-thousand years. Strong Branch's people are late comers from an alien world far to the South. They bring an advanced technology that allows them to utilize the environment in ways Kec's people never could.As the population of the aliens has grown over a period of more than twenty-thousand years, the stress on the environment has become critical. Kec and Strong Branch must play their parts in a microcosm of the greater struggle for survival. The conclusion of their struggle will establish a new story and a new history for each of their peoples.

Spirit Fire

Autore: Glen R. Stott
Editore: iUniverse
ISBN: 1491724390
Grandezza: 36,54 MB
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It is 3289 when rumors of unusual people living in caves far from his land attract the attention of warrior leader Warlog. His shaman, Rayloc, fears the strangers are servants of evil determined to destroy his way of life. Meanwhile, Sotif, History Man of the Alliance between Earth People and Sun People, tries to guard his culture against changes that could induce Mother Earth to withdraw her blessings--while Warlog focuses on severing that alliance, which has lasted for hundreds of generations, by subjugating the Sun People and destroying the Earth People. Faced with this threat, Sotif races to find the Spirit Fire to help his people defeat Warlog. But the key to success lies in the hands of Tincolad, one of Warlog's warriors who has been captured by the Alliance. Now only time will tell if Sotif can persuade Tincolad to help find the Spirit Fire in time--as the fate of the Earth People hangs in the balance. The second book in a trilogy about the interaction between Neandertals and Cro-Magnons, Spirit Fire presents an epic adventure that sweeps across prehistoric Europe, Asia, and Alaska, as the man who invented war embarks on a quest to conquer the world.

Skyrunners

Autore: Jillian Powell
Editore: Badger Publishing
ISBN: 9781846911255
Grandezza: 74,49 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9506
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Rainbow Mars

Autore: Larry Niven
Editore: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780812566789
Grandezza: 26,91 MB
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Future environmentalist Hanville Svetz travels back in time to retrieve extinct life forms and investigate the mystery of the past inhabitants of the Red Planet.

Dawn Comes Early

Autore: Margaret Brownley
Editore: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 1595549684
Grandezza: 34,73 MB
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Determined never to marry, disgraced writer Kate Tenney leaves city life for work on a cattle ranch in the Arizona territory, where her meetings with rancher Luke Adams make her reconsider her decision.

The Song Of The Faery

Autore: Patricia Crommett
Editore: Author House
ISBN: 146340820X
Grandezza: 67,42 MB
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The New Faery, born of the four-armed Old Faery and the wingless riders of the great moths, prepare to depart from the long home of the Color Faery. Gifted with the speaking mind of Mothkin and the six wings of the Old Faery, they go seeking a place of their own where they can be “a new people” who need never hear the life-giving Ring Chant of the Faery, which is, to them, a violent clamor of discordant sounds. In a deep place in the Secret Mountains they find a new home and intentionally deceive their offspring by leading them to believe that the New Faery have dwelt in the Vale of Summer for many generations. After their descendants have peopled the vales of the mountains and the Low Lands, they find that the young of these long-lived people are failing. Then the Elders bitterly concede that they need the wisdom of their long parted ancestors.

Ultimate Guide To Trail Running

Autore: Adam Chase
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762691
Grandezza: 44,48 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
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Guide to running's fastest growing endurance and adventure sport. Everything You Need to Know About Equipment * Finding Trails * Nutrition * Hill Strategy * Racing * Avoiding Injury * Training * Weather * Safety

Run Or Die

Autore: Kilian Jornet
Editore: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241970911
Grandezza: 76,34 MB
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Run or Die by Kilian Jornet - the autobiography of the world's most dominating athlete in ultra running Shortlisted for the 2014 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award National Geographic Adventurer of the Year 2014 Marca Legend Award 2014 'This man can run 100 miles. Up and down mountains. Without stopping. After skipping breakfast. Meet Kilian Jornet, the world's greatest ultra-runner' The Times At 18 months he went on his first hike. At 3, he climbed his first mountain. At 10, he entered his first mountain race. At 26, he plans to run up Everest - without an oxygen mask. Kilian Jornet has conquered some of the toughest physical tests on the planet. He has run up and down Mt. Kilimanjaro faster than any other human being, and struck down world records in every challenge that has been proposed - all before the age of 25. Dominating ultra marathons and races at altitude, he has redefined what is possible in running, astonishing competitors with his near-superhuman fitness and ability. In Run or Die Kilian shares his passion, inviting readers into a fascinating world rich with the beauty of rugged trails and mountain vistas, the pulse-pounding drama of racing, and an intense love for sport and the landscapes that surround him. In turns inspiring, insightful, candid, and deeply personal, this is a book written from the heart of the world's greatest endurance runner, for whom life presents one simple choice: Run. Or die. This is the next must-have read for those who enjoyed the endurance books Born to Run by Christopher McDougall and Ultramarathon Man by Dean Karnazes. 'Fascinating insight into the gruelling world of the ultimate ultra-runner' Daily Mail Kilian Jornet is a world champion ultra-runner, climber and ski mountaineer (a combination of skiing and mountaineering).He was voted the presitigious 'Adventurer of the Year 2014' award by National Geographic magazine, in honour of his latest project to break speed records up and down the world's 7 tallest mountains. The 4-year-project finishes with a running attempt up Everest in 2016.

Infoworld

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Grandezza: 50,27 MB
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