National Geographic Fall 2015

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    Everest, Revised and Updated Mountain Without Mercy Paperback Broughton Coburn 9781426215858 $34.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Aug 25, 2015
    The terror and triumph of the May 1996 climbing season on Mount Everest will go down in infamy. Made famous by Jon Krakauer’s bestseller Into Thin Air and recounted in David Breashears’s gripping IMAX film, the story is relayed in National Geographic’s gripping volume, updated with brilliant new panoramic photography. Written in suspenseful detail, the book documents how a courageous photographic team, facing hazards of their own, became an essential part of a rescue effort that brought some—but not all—of their companions down from the mountai... + Read More
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    Pope Francis and the New Vatican Hardcover David Yoder 9781426215827 $47.00 RELIGION Aug 04, 2015
    National Geographic goes behind-the-scenes of the new papacy with unprecedented, exclusive access to Pope Francis. Embedded with the Pope inside the Vatican for 6 months, award-winning photographer David Yoder captures intimate moments in never-before-seen photographs presented here for the first time—including in the Sistine Chapel with the Pope alone on Christmas Day. These extraordinary images reveal the majesty and splendor of the Vatican alongside the humbleness of the man changing it—a compelling juxtaposition. The pontiff’s public life a... + Read More
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    Cesar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog 98 Essential Tips and Techniques Paperback Cesar Millan 9781426216121 $9.99 PETS Jan 12, 2016
    After more than 9 seasons as TV’s Dog Whisperer, Cesar Millan has a new mission: to use his unique insights about dog psychology to create stronger, happier relationships between humans and their canine companions.Now in paperback, this inspirational and practical guide draws on thousands of training encounters around the world to present 98 essential lessons. Taken together, they will help dog owners create the most fulfilling life possible with their dogs.In these pages, Cesar delves into crucial themes that go beyond obedience-school basics ... + Read More
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    A Place of Remembrance, Updated Edition Official Book of the National September 11 Memorial Paperback Allison Blais 9781426216107 $22.95 HISTORY Aug 25, 2015
    The official book created by the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, this keepsake volume honors those lost—and celebrates the spirit of hope as it tells the story of rescue, recovery, and the building of the memorial plaza (opened on September 11, 2011), and the museum (opened on May 21, 2014).   Newly updated, this is the one and only official companion book to the memorial plaza, created by the 9/11 Memorial Museum staff and originally published for its opening on the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attack. In somber words a... + Read More
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    Life is Good The Book Hardcover Bert Jacobs 9781426215636 $25.00 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY Sep 01, 2015
    From Life is Good founders and brothers Bert and John Jacobs, this inspiring book of wisdom celebrates the power of optimism: the driving force behind their beloved, socially conscious clothing and lifestyle brand, now worth more than $100 million.Following the chronology of their personal and professional journeys, Bert and John share their unique ride—from their scrappy upbringing outside Boston to the unlikely runaway success of their business. The brothers illuminate ten key “superpowers” accessible to us all: openness, courage, simplicity,... + Read More
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    The Aviators Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight Paperback Winston Groom 9781426213694 $18.95 HISTORY Sep 15, 2015
    Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump), The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators—Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle—and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage.  This is the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes who defined aviation during the great age of flight. These cleverly interwoven tales of their heart-stopping adventures take us from the feats of World War I through the heroism of World War II and beyond, including da... + Read More
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    Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack Stories of the Dogs Who Changed My Life Hardcover Cesar Millan 9781426216138 $24.95 PETS Feb 07, 2017
    In this inspiring book, best-selling author and “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other’s lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he’s trained over the years. From his roster of celebrity clients to his reality television series, Cesar Millan is America’s most sought-after dog behavior expert. Now, he reveals the amazing ways that our pets can teach us. In this affecting book, he shares eight heartwarming stories abou... + Read More
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    National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs The Magic of Light Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215674 $19.95 PHOTOGRAPHY Sep 15, 2015
    The world’s best landscape photography and photojournalism stunningly depicts the passage of a single day, from dawn’s first light to the closing moments of sunset. Experience shimmering mornings and opaque nights through the eyes of National Geographic’s finest photographers in this gloriously uplifting mini volume. Daybreak whispers mauve over a long ocean horizon. The morning sun twinkles in a drop of dew. The broad heat of midday radiates over a beach strewn with sweat-baked sunbathers. A slender crescent moon caresses a gnarled tree standi... + Read More
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    Pristine Seas Journeys to the Ocean's Last Wild Places Hardcover Enric Sala 9781426216114 $45.00 NATURE Sep 22, 2015
    There are places in the ocean virtually untouched by man. They offer a fascinating glimpse into our past and an inspiring vision for the future. They are the last Pristine Seas, and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala takes readers on an unforgettable journey to 10 of these astounding locations.   From the shark-rich waters surrounding Coco Island, Costa Rica, to the iceberg-studded sea off Franz Josef Land, Russia, this incredible photographic collection showcases the thriving marine ecosystems that Sala is working to protect.... + Read More
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    National Geographic Family Reference Atlas of the World, Fourth Edition Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215438 $80.00 REFERENCE Sep 29, 2015
    Maps have been around in some form or other since humans first understood the need to record their physical space, and for the past hundred years, the National Geographic Society has been at the forefront of mapmaking. This Fourth Edition of our popular Family Reference Atlas of the World brings you the world and its marvels—through maps.  Using the latest technological advances, satellite data has been compiled to create some 1,400 images—maps, diagrams, graphs, and tables, as well as National Geographic’s signature color photographs—to allow ... + Read More
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    The Hubble Cosmos 25 Years of New Vistas in Space Hardcover David H. Devorkin 9781426215575 $58.00 SCIENCE Oct 06, 2015
    To celebrate NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope and its 25 years of accomplishments, let The Hubble Cosmos fill your mind with big ideas, brilliant imagery, and a new understanding of the universe in which we live. Relive key moments in the monumental Hubble story, from launch through major new instrumentation to the promise of discoveries to come. With more than 150 photographs including Hubble All-Stars—the most famous of all the noteworthy images—The Hubble Cosmos shows how this telescope is revolutionizing our understanding of the universe.
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    National Geographic Answer Book, Updated Edition 10,001 Fast Facts About Our World Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215902 $45.00 REFERENCE Oct 06, 2015
    For anyone who has pondered the vastness of our universe, the rich variety of our planet, and the endlessly fascinating world of knowledge that surrounds us, National Geographic presents this timely volume, now fully updated and expanded. Exploring a full spectrum of topics, from earth sciences to astronomy, from climate and habitats to human arts and cultures, from ancient history to cutting-edge technology, this meticulously written and extravagantly illustrated book is the ultimate family reference.
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    Skate the World Photographing One World of Skateboarding Hardcover Jonathan Mehring 9781426213960 $35.00 SPORTS & RECREATION Oct 06, 2015
    Hit the streets with 200 exhilarating photographs of the world’s greatest professional skateboarders in action. In this dynamic collection, award-winning photographer Jonathan Mehring takes us from New York to Hong Kong to Istanbul and beyond as he sets out to capture the heart and soul of skate culture on six continents. Featuring stars like Tony Hawk, Nyjah Huston, and Eric Koston, Mehring’s images have been published in top skateboarding magazines, and ESPN named him one of the sport’s ten most influential people. Now, in his first book, Meh... + Read More
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    After the Civil War The Heroes, Villains, Soldiers, and Civilians Who Changed America Hardcover James Robertson 9781426215629 $35.00 HISTORY Oct 27, 2015
    Returning to the turbulent days of a nation divided, best-selling author and acclaimed historian James Robertson explores 70 fascinating figures who shaped America during Reconstruction and beyond. Relentless politicians, intrepid fighters, cunning innovators—the times called for bold moves, and this resilient generation would not disappoint. From William Tecumseh Sherman, a fierce leader who would revolutionize modern warfare, to Thomas Nast, whose undefeatable weapon was his stirring cartoons, these are the people who weathered the turmoil to... + Read More
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    Daily Peace 365 Days of Renewal Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215650 $19.95 SELF-HELP Oct 27, 2015
    Insightful, timeless, and elegantly designed, Daily Peace provides a focus on finding inner peace. Each page is an invitation to pause, reflect, and recharge, complemented with inspiring quotations and exquisite National Geographic images. Whether readers are dealing with loss, facing a transition, or searching for day-by-day motivation, Daily Peace is a go-to guide that provides meaning and perspective. Monthly themes—from resilience and healing to hope and comfort to forgiveness and generosity—will inspire you every day of the year.
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    The Generals Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II Hardcover Winston Groom 9781426215490 $35.00 HISTORY Nov 10, 2015
    Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall - from the World War I battle that shaped them to their greatest victory: leading the allies to victory in World War II. These three remarkable men-of-arms who rose from the gruesome hell of the First World War to become the finest generals of their generation during World War II redefined America’s ideas of military leadership and brought forth a new generation of American soldier. Their efforts revealed... + Read More
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    Jesus An Illustrated Life Hardcover Jean-Pierre Isbouts 9781426215681 $45.00 RELIGION Oct 27, 2015
    Two thousand years after his death, Jesus of Nazareth remains one of history’s most influential and fascinating figures. In this powerful, elegantly written, and expertly illustrated celebration, Jean-Pierre Isbouts brings readers into Jesus’ life journey on a deeply human level, narrating his experiences from his earliest years to his mission travels in lower Galilee to his final days in the Garden of Gethsemane. Key events and figures from John the Baptist to Mary Magdalene to Judas are highlighted in compelling detail. Carefully selected art... + Read More
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    The Little Book of Thanks A Gift of Joy and Appreciation Hardcover Anne Rogers Smyth 9781426215513 $11.95 BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Oct 27, 2015
    With inspiring words of gratitude, this tiny book with a great big message, helps us recognize the people who make our lives brighter and our hearts lighter. Enlightening quotes and short writings paired with adorable animal photos provide the perfect way to acknowledge everyone who makes a difference: a parent, friend, sibling, spouse, colleague, teacher, mentor, or anyone else who has enriched your life. Filled with page after page of inspiring and humorous photos, this gift will show the people who matter just how much you care.
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    National Geographic The National Parks An Illustrated History Hardcover Kim Heacox 9781426215599 $58.00 HISTORY Oct 27, 2015
    An inspired tribute to the astonishing beauty and priceless cultural treasures of America's National Parks, this volume is a lavish celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. National Geographic The National Parks collects the very best of National Geographic's photographs, combined with an expertly told history: from the multi-hued layers of the Grand Canyon to the verdigris flame of the Statue of Liberty, this book presents a breathtaking panorama of the National Parks.     With the stories behind the first female par... + Read More
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    National Geographic Rarely Seen Photographs of the Extraordinary Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215612 $40.00 PHOTOGRAPHY Oct 27, 2015
    In this dazzling book of visual wonders, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world’s finest photographers, New York Times bestseller Rarely Seen features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes. It’s all here: 30,000-year-old cave art sealed from the public; animals that are among the last of their species on Earth; volcanic lightning; giant crystals that have grown to more than 50 tons; the engraving inside Abr... + Read More
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    Destinations of a Lifetime 225 of the World's Most Amazing Places Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215643 $40.00 TRAVEL Oct 27, 2015
    National Geographic takes you on a photographic tour of the world’s most spectacular destinations, inspiring tangible ideas for your next trip. Hundreds of the most breathtaking locales—both natural and man-made—are illustrated with vivid images taken by the organization’s world-class photographers. These images, coupled with evocative text, feature a plethora of visual wonders: ancient monoliths, scenic islands, stunning artwork, electric cityscapes, white-sand seashores, rain forests, ancient cobbled streets, and both classic and innovative a... + Read More
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    An Uncommon History of Common Things, Volume 2 Hardcover National Geographic 9781426215841 $47.00 HISTORY Oct 27, 2015
    This vivid, engrossing book reveals the fascinating stories behind the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world’s tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to be.  For those who loved the first installment of An Uncommon History of Common Things come even more short entries illustrated by full color photos. These incorporate quirky anecdotes about the history of everyday objects, includin... + Read More
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    Great Moments in Chocolate History With 20 Classic Recipes From Around the World Hardcover Howard-Yana Shapiro Ph.D. 9781426214981 $24.95 COOKING Nov 03, 2015
    Packed with irresistible facts and photos, this beautiful gift book reveals the untold story chocolate, of the world’s favorite indulgence. Did you know that M&Ms were invented for WWII soldiers as the chocolate that wouldn’t melt in their hands? Or that Marie Antoinette had her own personal chocolate maker? Or that Thomas Jefferson predicted that chocolate would outstrip coffee as the most popular drink in America? Featuring 20 sinfully delicious chocolate recipes from around the world, this entertaining romp through chocolate history will del... + Read More
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    National Geographic The British World An Illustrated Atlas Hardcover Tim Jepson 9781426215537 $47.00 HISTORY Nov 03, 2015
    Spanning wars, religious controversies, revolutions, and more, The British World is a visual jewel illuminating the history of this fascinating land—and an essential reference to be treasured by history lovers young and old. The authoritative content, unearthed across thousands of years, immerses you in the full sweep of British history—from prehistory to the Romans, Saxons and Normans, the Medieval Age, Tudor Britain, the Stuarts, the Georgian and Victorian eras, and the modern age. The lush reference is interwoven with intriguing facts and in... + Read More
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    National Geographic The Old West Hardcover Stephen G. Hyslop 9781426215551 $47.00 HISTORY Nov 03, 2015
    From Lewis and Clark’s epic 1803 expedition to the showmanship of Buffalo Bill, the story of the American West is epic in scope, full of amazing tales of tragedy and triumph. Lavishly illustrated with vivid photographs and intricate maps, The Old West is the definitive history of a time and place that forever lives in legend.   Brimming with outlaws, miners, cowboys, Indians, railroad barons, and more, the characters of the Old West come alive in these dazzling pages, capturing the imagination and inspiring exploration. Travel with fur traders... + Read More
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    A Year of Daily Calm A Guided Journal for Creating Tranquility Every Day Paperback Kate Hanley 9781426215605 $19.95 SELF-HELP Dec 29, 2015
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    Series: National Geographic Traveler National Geographic Traveler: London, 4th Edition Paperback Louise Nicholson 9781426214028 $27.95 TRAVEL Jan 05, 2016
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    Series: National Geographic Traveler National Geographic Traveler: Paris, 4th Edition Paperback Lisa Davidson 9781426215469 $27.95 TRAVEL Jan 05, 2016

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