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Turn Right at Machu Picchu: Rediscovering the Lost City One Step at a Time
Artist/Author/Cast:
Adams, Mark
Call Number:
985.37 A21525t 2011
Description:

An adventure-travel writer, who lacks basic camping skills and gear, recounts his unconventional trek to the mysterious Machu Picchu.

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Artist/Author/Cast:
Hillenbrand, Laura
Call Number:
92 Zamperini 2010
Description:

The extraordinary odyssey of a man driven to the limits whose survival demonstrated the resilience of the human spirit.

The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan
Artist/Author/Cast:
Nordberg, Jenny
Call Number:
305.309581 N8286u 2014
Description:

A stunning book that uncovers the custom of the bacha posh, that is, girls who dress and pass as boys.

War
Artist/Author/Cast:
Junger, Sebastian
Call Number:
958.1047 J9545w 2010
Description:

An enthralling account of one platoon's 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley.

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman
Artist/Author/Cast:
Krakauer, Jon
Call Number:
92 Tillman 2009
Description:

The tragic and riveting story of former NFL player Pat Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan.

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