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excerpt   Get a taste of the obstacles faced by Christopher Hunt during his attempt to follow the Ho Chi Minh Trail by motorbike, in this excerpt from Sparring with Charlie.  
excerpt   Alaska is big, empty, and extremely wild. In this excerpt from her book Disappearance: A Map, Sheila Nickerson discusses what it's like to live in a place where people can simply vanish without a trace. And...  
poem   Sheila Nickerson shares a new poem with us, titled "Along the Alaska Highway."  
excerpt   An excerpt from Richard Ives' thoughtful book Of Tigers and Men.  
excerpt   Barry Lopez's lyrical Artic Dreams has us mesmerized. Discover why in this selection.  
audio excerpt   Listen to this excerpt from Rinker Buck's book about a cross-country journey he took with his brother in a small plane, when they were both teenagers.  
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