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Adventure (114 Books)


In fiction, the adventurer figure or Picaro may be regarded as a descendant of the knight-errant of Medieval romance. Like the knight, the adventurer roams through episodic encounters, usually involving wealth, romance, or fighting. Unlike the knight, the adventurer was a realistic figure, often lower class or otherwise impoverished, who is forced to make his way to fortune, often by deceit. Also, an adventurer is a roguish hero of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society.

 
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Aia He Kaheka

By: Wíllíam H. Wílson

Aha Punana LeoHe ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i ho okumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka ho ola ana i ka olelo Hawai i a me ka ho okumu ana i na kula e a o ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula ho olu u olelo oiwi mua loa ho i o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka ho ololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawai i, ua lawe ia ke ki ina ho ona aua...

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Iosepa Kaho'Oluhi Nawahiokalani'Opu'U

By: William H. Wilson

He ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i hookumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka hoola ana i ka olelo Hawaii a me ka hookumu ana i na kula e ao ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula hooluu olelo oiwi mua loa hoi o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka hoololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawaii, ua lawe ia ke kiina hoonaauao o ka Punana Leo, a me na keiki puka mua pu ...

O Nawahi oe o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi i wahi ia ai, I milo ia ai a paa pono, I halii ia ai a nani, I ka ahu popo hinano o Puna, Uhia aku i ka ahuula, Kau ia ka wahi i laila, Ua paa, ua malu, Ua malu ka wahi o Kalaniopuu, O ka wahi ia i wahi ia ai, I lawalawa ia ai, I opeope ia ai a paa, I koko ia ai a kau i luna, A lei i ka umauma, I ka ai o na makaainana e, O ka wahi kona, O ka inoa wahi kou i anei, ae.

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Ke Kaao O Laieikawai

By: S. N. Hale'Ole

Mai ka nupepa Hawaii mua loa o Ka Lama Hawaii o ka makahiki 1834, o keia kaao a S. N. Haleole i kakau iho ai ka moolelo mua loa i hoopaa ia ma ke ano he puke heluhelu he 220 mau aoao kona loihi i ka makahiki 1863. O ia kekahi o na moolelo he nui a lehulehu i waiho ia na kakou i hooilina e paa ai na keehina hana o keia wa e imi ana i ke o loa o ko kakou lahui i ka hone mau o ka kakou olelo me ka inana pu o ko kakou mauli hiwa. Eia ke panee nei i mua o oukou he paina h...

Hoao ia o Kahauokapaka me Malaekahana No ka olelo paa a KahauokapakaImi o Malaekahana i ke kahuna e pakele ai Hanau a huna ia o Laieikawai me LaieloheloheImi aku o Hulumaniani i ke anuenue pio o Oahu I ke kamailio ana i keia kaao, ua olelo ia ma Laie, Koolau kona wahi i hanau ai, a he mau mahoe laua: o Kahauokapaka ka makua kane, o Malaekahana ka makuahine. O Kahauokapaka nae, o ia ke alii nona na okana elua o Koolau Loa a me Koolau Poko. Aia ia ia ka mana nui ma luna ...

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Ke Alakai O Ke Kanaka Hawaii (Part Ii)

By: Joseph M. Poepoe

Ma ke Kanawai ua loaa ka mana i ka Aha Kiekie e hana i mau Rula i mea e pololei ai ka hookolokolo ana. Penei ka olelo o ka Pauku 1015 o ke Kanawai Kivila. "He mana ko ka Aha Kiekie. i kela manawa kein manawa, e hooholo i na rula e pono ai ka hoopii hou ana, a me ka lawe ana maluna i na hihia, &c., e like me kona mnnao he mea e pololei ai ka hookolokolo ana." Ma ka Pauku 833 hoi, penei na olelo: "He mana no hoi ko ka Ahahookolokolo Kiekie e hana i kela manawa i keia manaw...

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He Moolelo No Maui Hikina-Kalialinui I Uka a Me Na Aina O Lalo : A...

By: Kepa Maly

The following collection of archival and oral historical-consultation records pertaining to Waikamoi Preserve and the greater watershed of the Haleakala mountain lands on the island of Maui, was compiled by Kumu Pono Associates LLC, at the request of The Nature Conservancy-Hawaii. This study provides The Nature Conservancy and its partners in management of the Waikamoi Preserve, with a cultural assessment of the Waikamoi Preserve, as required by State review laws governi...

1848, Kamehameha III granted fee-simple interest of Kalialinui to a chiefly steward, Kamaikaaloa (Kamaikaaloa), who held the land through the remainder of his lifetime, and subsequently conveyed it to his heirs. Kalalawalu—daughter of Kamaikaaloa and Kealohaaukai—and her husband, Douglas Panee, sold the land of Kalialinui to Haleakala Ranch in 1888. Most of Kalialinui, including the land that became the Waikamoi Preserve, has been held by Haleakala Ranch since that t...

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Na Mele Aimoku

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

The Hawaiian Language Reprint Series was established by the Hawaiian Historical Society to make available to students and scholars books that were printed in the Hawaiian language during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Most have long been out of print, and access to surviving editions is generally limited to libraries and private collections. We hope that making these texts accessible will foster the use and appreciation of the Hawaiian language, encourage the buildin...

I haku 'ia maila i makana ho'ohanohano no ka Mo'i David Kalakaua, 'o keia ka puke mele ho'okahi o kona 'ano i pa'i 'ia i ke au o ke Aupuni Mo'i Hawa'i. Ho'okino ihola ia, ma ke 'ano hou, i ka hana kuluma o ka haku mele 'ana no na ali'i. He 'oihana loea ka haku mele 'ana, a he hana ia. i apo nui 'ia e ka lehulehu a ma waena o ka po'e ali'i no ho'i. He loina kahiko ka hanana mele, oli a hula no ka hanohano o ke ali'i nui, a ho'omau 'ia aku ia loina i ke alo ali'i o ke Aupu...

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Steel Dust Dawn

By: John Richman

This second novel in the series follows young "Montana" to Fort Worth, Texas in 1886, where he hires on at a major cattle ranch and ultimately saves it from foreclosure. A good deal of the story involves his horse "Spirit" and his involvement in the early Texas State Fair races. This 203 page novel is suitable for young readers. Buy at www.callmemontana.com

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Call Me Montana

By: John Richman

This is the first novel in the series and introduces sixteen year old William Dean Ritter, aka "Montana." Two separate adventures take him from his Montana farm to a Wyoming cattle ranch, Dodge City, Kansas and Texas in his pursuit of the dream to become a cowboy. Along the way something unexpected happens - he becomes a man. The book also introduces Montana's famous horse "Spirit." The characters and plot lines harken back to the best of the western serials of the 40's ...

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Battle at Bighorn

By: John Richman

This third and newest novel in the series takes young Montana back home to help his family battle a crooked mayor and sheriff who have assumed control of his home town during his three year absence. With the help of his friends, family and famous horse "Spirit", Montana continues to fight for what's right...and ultimately prevails. This 204 page novel is suitable for young readers. Buy at www.callmemontana.com

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By: Neeraj Singh Rawat

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Anna the Human

By: Richard Shekari

A savage race whose main source of food is humans are fast running out of supplies and so must attack their rival race, who they believe are the cause of their growing food shortages.

It was late at night, I held firm with such tight grip the weapon I carried then I heard screams and as I looked around, all I could see was a burning bush; the entire place licked up by flames, the moon light blocked by a thick smoke that mantled the surroundings. All of a sudden, about three of them ran out of the bush with their body enshrouded with fire, something burst in the flames like big drums accompanied by a hissing sound which irrupted. The smell of sulphur a...

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The Broken Wings of Forgiveness : Seven Beacons of Hope

By: Richard Shekari

Michael, a humble, devoted, kind husband and a caring father was struck by a tragedy that weakens his faith in good. He abandons everything to seek and to serve cold justice to those behind it. As he joins forces with a powerful and mysterious deity on the condition that he has to save mankind and most importantly, track down his real enemies. The battle he faces makes him embrace his sole purpose in life, but what he later discovers will either make or break him.

As the elevator doors slowly slid open, Michael stepped out with a rush, navigating through cubicles with no time to answer the greetings from his office colleagues and as the secretary spotted him smiling with a concerned look she said, ‘Hey Michael, the senior has been buzzing for the past thirty minutes and everybody is worried! Is everything . . .’ ‘Yes, Clara, everything’s fine! Thanks for asking. Traffic was hell!’ He interrupted as he panted; Michael hurriedly pi...

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Fidel

By: Rigby Taylor

A revolution replaces the Queensland government with a coalition of religious fundamentalists who have strong ideas on how their subjects ought to live, and how to enforce compliance with their draconian laws. Readers have asked what happened to Robert and Bart, the heroes of Rough Justice. They thought I had left them in a bad place…and so I had. Others wanted to know what happened to Sebastian and Jarek between the end of Jarek and the beginning of NumbaCruncha. A ...

1 Fidel Fidel was scared. Shit scared. He felt like throwing up and probably would have if he'd had any breakfast. He had to stop thinking about it or he’d chicken out. His whole life had been one long worry that he’d done something wrong and would be punished…but this was sharper, more urgent, more exciting too if he could only stop thinking about all the possible consequences. Taking a deep breath he shouldered the backpack that had been hidden in a corner for ...

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Mortaumal

By: Rigby Taylor

One would expect a young man whose single mother skipped town a couple of hours after his birth, to have a few problems, but Mortaumal [Mort] doesn’t seem to, thanks to his grandfather. However, when that support is gone and foster parents fail, and there are nasty people demanding he do evil deeds...things begin to look pretty desperate. From the age of ten to eighteen Mort lives with and meets an extraordinary variety of people, gets himself into and out of very hot ...

1 Mortaumal According to his grandfather, Mortaumal was a smart kid. According to Mortaumal, Simon was a brainless bully. So why wasn’t it Simon lying on his belly, face pressed into the dust, scarcely able to breathe? Surely twice as big should be beaten by twice as clever? Obviously not, or Mortaumal wouldn’t have had his head flushed in a toilet bowl yesterday, and he wouldn’t have had to endure six months of increasingly unpleasant torment. On this relentless...

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Mystery Ulysses (And A Fiery Snowman)

By: John Lennard Lee

Dedicated to Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, William Faulkner and James Joyce, this new novel (2016) has been praised by many readers as a post-modern 21st century classic. Structured as a triptych (a painting with Three Panels), it is an intriguing novel about an English Literature teacher being locked up by a sculptor and the strange events of their lives. It is rich in metaphors and filled with symbolic significance on the meaning of life and the importance of the Arts. ...

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By: Donald Sega

Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, established in 1859, is among the nation's oldest and most distinguished institutions of higher learning. The organization, the legacy of Peter Cooper, occupies a special place in the cultural fabric of American life. Founded by industrialist, inventor and philanthropist Peter Cooper, Cooper Union houses schools of art, architecture and engineering, as well as a world-class faculty of humanities and social sciences

Dubai International School English Department 2015-2016 Grade 11

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The Hero's Chamber

By: Mrs. Ian Andrew Newton; Marcia Adams Ho, Illustrator

This book was written after having an epiphany. I literally woke up from a dream and began writing. This story is appropriate for any reader age 9 and above. You'll find no gratuitous violence, foul language or nightmarish scenes. What you will discover on these pages is an adventure unlike anything I had ever dreamed about before; a fantasy tale worthy of reading aloud and a cast of characters that could only have come from deep within a creative mind. In The Hero's ...

In the early morning hours of July 5th 2006, I woke up from a dream. Since then, I’ve tried to write down what I experienced; to express what I saw, to tell the story of my dream. The reason for my effort and the purpose of this book is to get the images, the story, the characters, and the emotions out of my head. With my dream finally down on paper, at least the first half of it, I know that I will be able to put aside the unreasonably detailed visions that have dan...

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O Mago de Camelot : A saga de Merlin para coroar um dragão

By: Marcelo Hipólito

De uma infância pobre e sofrida à irresistível ascensão aos salões dos grandes reis; de um começo sem esperanças ao despertar de um poder inigualável, invejado e temido, Merlin, é levado a se tornar o homem mais influente da Idade das Trevas. Confidente supremo do rei Artur e maior conselheiro da corte de Camelot. Misterioso e enigmático. Amado e odiado. Druida, monge e mago. Na Britânia do Século V da Era Cristã – abandonada pela queda do Império Romano à barbárie...

O druida, então, abriu um sorriso malévolo aos soldados saxões. Hengist gritava às suas tropas para se manterem firmes, mas sua vanguarda ruía à medida que um resoluto Merlin avançava, a passos largos, na sua direção. A defesa saxônica se fragmentava perante o pavor supersticioso imposto pela figura aterrorizante do druida. Face à derrota iminente, Hengist se desesperou, girando seu machado e galopando para Merlin. O druida estancou diante do ataque rápido e brut...

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O Lobo que Virou Homem e Outras Histórias

By: Marcelo Hipolito

Três sinistras histórias do escritor Marcelo Hipólito, autor dos romances Lúcifer: o primeiro anjo e O Mago de Camelot: a saga de Merlin para coroar um dragão.

As luzes da alvorada despontaram pálidas no horizonte, quando o lobo finalmente despertou. Suas entranhas ardiam em fogo e agonia. Se a maldição do lobo liberava a besta adormecida no interior dos homens, aos lobos concedia-lhes o fardo da humanidade. Assim, o lobo ferido deixou o tronco berrando de dor. Ele se transformava: seus pelos caíam e as feições caninas suavizavam. Um impulso incontrolável ergueu-o nas patas traseiras. Estas viraram pés; as dianteiras, m...

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Two Zen Monks

By: Barry Rachin

Sarah is travelling to rural Maine to visit an old friend, Midge Parker, who disappeared under peculiar circumstances almost a decade earlier. She drives 400 miles only to discover that Midge has moved on again without leaving any forwarding address. But the journey's end offers an unexpected revelation.

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