Books by Peter Stark

Released: May 1, 2018

"A discerning history of pre-Revolutionary America and the man who shaped its future."
As a young man, the eminent Founding Father was impetuous, thin-skinned, and prone to anger and paranoia. Read full book review >
Released: March 4, 2014

"A fast-paced, riveting account of exploration and settlement, suffering and survival, treachery and death."
A correspondent for Outside recovers a remarkable piece of history: the story of America's first colony on the continent's West coast. Read full book review >
Released: June 8, 2005

"Fitfully laced with interior monologues, a chronicle of a distraction-laden trip that never lives up to its pretensions."
Journal of a kayak expedition on the largely unmapped, unexplored Lugenda River in Mozambique: something of a comedown from Stark's adventure reporting in Last Breath (2001). Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 1994

"A more self- sacrificing guide an armchair traveler never had. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen)"
Stark joins the ranks of hands-on journalists who willingly, shamelessly, risk life and limb at extreme sports, all because it keeps them where they like to be: out in the cold and over their heads. Read full book review >