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Book Subject Tag: Adventure stories

  • Undercurrents : episodes from a life on the edge

    Assembles 40 episodes that represent the times the author felt most alive, involving his two passions: sailing and scuba diving.

  • Nip the buds, shoot the kids

    In Japan during World War II a group of boys who are evacuated to the country take over a village when the inhabitants flee a plague. The novel describes the way the boys administer the village-breaking into homes for food, burying the dead, caring for the sick-and what happens when the villagers return. By the…