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Above All Else: A World Champion Skydiver's Story of Survival and What It Taught Him About Fear, Adversity, ...
World famous competitive skydiver and coach Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld presents proven tools and techniques for success and explains how they can be used in everyday life. Dan survived a plane crash from which sixteen of the twenty-two people on board were killed. He was left critically injured and woke up from a six-week-long coma with a broken neck, broken skull, severe head trauma, a collapsed lung, and other serious internal injuries. Against all ...
IT's hidden face: Everything you always wanted to know about Information Technology. A look behind the scenes
An experienced Banking-CIO reveals the world of Information Technology in a company. There's a Grand-Canyon-sized gap between the expectations of computer users and what an IT department can effectively do. And this gap creates many victims-on both sides! This book is a one-of-a-kind bridge-builder for computer users to understand IT and to be able to talk to IT experts. It is deliberately written in layman's language and avoids IT-specific ...
By K. Bromberg - Fueled (8.6.2013)
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, ...
Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home
Nando Parrado was unconscious for three days before he woke to discover that the plane carrying his rugby team, as well as their family members and supporters, to an exhibition game in Chile had crashed somewhere deep in the Andes. Many were dead or dying. Those who remained were stranded on a lifeless glacier with no supplies and no means of summoning help. Struggling to endure freezing temperatures, forced to eat human flesh to avoid ...
In The Company Of Heroes
Michael J. Durant
Piloting a U.S. Army Special Operations Blackhawk over Somalia, Michael Durant was shot down with a rocket-propelled grenade on October 3, 1993. With devastating injuries, he was taken prisoner by a Somali warlord. With revealing insight and emotion, he tells the story of what he saw, how he survived, and the courage and heroism that only soldiers under fire could ever know.
The Mark of Athena (The Heroes of Olympus, Book Three)
Disney Hyperion, 2012
In The Son of Neptune, Percy, Hazel, and Frank met in Camp Jupiter, the Roman equivalent of Camp Halfblood, and traveled to the land beyond the gods to complete a dangerous quest. The third book in the Heroes of Olympus series will unite them with Jason, Piper, and Leo. But they number only six--who will complete the Prophecy of Seven? The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, ...
On the Edge: My Story
In September 2006, Richard Hammond suffered a serious brain injury following a high-speed car crash. Here is his compelling account of life before and after the accident and an honest description of his recovery, full of drama and incident. An adrenalin junkie long before his association with Top Gear , Richard tells the story of his life, from the small boy showing off with ridiculous stunts on his bicycle to the adolescent with a ...
A Grace Disguised: How the Soul Grows through Loss
Jerry L. Sittser
An expanded edition of this classic book on grief and loss---with a new preface and epilogue Loss came suddenly for Jerry Sittser. In an instant, a tragic car accident claimed three generations of his family: his mother, his wife, and his young daughter. While most of us will not experience such a catastrophic loss in our lifetime, all of us will taste it. And we can, if we choose, know as well the grace that transforms it. A Grace Disguised ...
Miracle for Jen: A Tragic Accident, a Mother's Desperate Prayer, and Heaven's Extraordinary Answer
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
On the night of November 5, 2006, the Barrick family was driving home from church when their van was struck by a drunk driver. Fifteen-year-old Jen suffered multiple skull fractures and severe brain trauma and was not expected to survive the night. But against all odds, she did. As she lingered in a coma, doctors warned that if Jen ever woke up, she would be cursing and screaming in confusion due to her brain injuries. Instead, after five weeks ...
Rise and Shine: The Extraordinary Story of One Man's Journey from Near Death to Full Recovery
Santa Monica Press
From the Front Cover "When faced with adversity we each must remember our potential and what we are capable of. Simon Lewis's inspiring account helps us to understand that hope is real and that survival behavior can lead you to exceed expectations." --Bernie Siegel, MD, author, Love, Medicine and Miracles An impassioned tale of survival and recovery, this inspirational story recounts the author's horrific car accident, his subsequent coma, ...
Kavik the Wolf Dog
A wolf-dog instinctively travels 2000 miles from Washington to Alaska to return to the boy who once saved his life.
Volcrian's Hunt (The Cat's Eye Chronicles) (Volume 3)
T. L. Shreffler
A plague is spreading across the land. Crops are rotting. People are dying in the streets. Sora, with the help of her magical Cat's Eye necklace, is the only one who can stop it. She must travel overseas to the Lost Isles, a place of legend and mystery. Only there can she destroy the bloodmage, Volcrian, putting an end to the curse. She is accompanied by Crash, a lethal assassin who once threatened—and saved—her life. But Sora is beginning ...
Before She Dies (Bill Gastner #4) (Bill Gastner Mysteries)
Poisoned Pen Press, 2012
Posadas Register reporter Linda Real barely survives a nighttime patrol with one of Undersherrif Bill Gastner's deputies. Her face is ruined by a shotgun blast, but the deputy is dead, and Bill is beyond angry. With the assistance of sharp-eyed detective Estelle Reyes-Guzman, Bill implicates the thrill-seeking daughter of the local Republican County Chairman. Before he can interrogate her, though, she scoots. Soon, her liquor-sodden body is ...
DIP Press, 2013
A freak accident, a moment in time, and life changes forever. Stay or go - there's no such thing as the easy way out. The accident wasn't his fault but in the horrific aftermath, Jack's actions may have possibly caused consequences he could never have foreseen. Consumed with guilt and unable to listen to reason, he takes the only option he believes is open to him: he disappears. Living a quiet life away from everyone he loves, he drops off ...
The Bridge Never Crossed
Capt George A Burk
George A. Burk
Science & Humanities Press
"The Bridge Never Crossed is the incredible story of George Burk's survival of a tragic plane crash, the unlikely series of events that saved his life, and his inspirational refusal to die . . . George has spent the balance of his life sharing what he has learned about work, leadership, faith, and the true meaning of 'quality of life'. He believes that angels walk among us. I believe that George is one of them." Joe Howard, Fire Chief, Rowlett, ...
Understanding Air France 447
The most comprehensive coverage to date of Air France 447, an Airbus A330 that crashed in the ocean north of Brazil on June 1, 2009, killing all 228 persons on board. Written by A330 Captain, Bill Palmer, this book opens to understanding the actions of the crew, how they failed to understand and control the problem, and how the airplane works and the part it played. All in easy to understand terms. Addressed are the many contributing ...
Parenting a Teen Girl: A Crash Course on Conflict, Communication and Connection with Your Teenage Daughter
New Harbinger Publications, 2012
It’s not easy to be a teen girl, and it’s definitely not easy parenting one. Parents everywhere struggle to respond appropriately to challenging behavior, hit-or-miss communication, and fluctuating moods commonly exhibited by teenage girls. More than previous generations, today’s teen girls face a daunting range of stressors that put them at risk for a range of serious issues, including self-harming behaviors, substance abuse, eating ...
AP U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course (Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course)
Research & Education Association, 2012
AP U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course - Gets You a Higher Advanced Placement Score in Less Time! AP U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course is perfect for the time-crunched student, the last-minute studier, or anyone who wants a quick refresher on the subject. AP U.S. Government & Politics Crash Course gives you: Targeted, Focused Review – Study Only What You Need to Know Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP U.S. ...
SURVIVE THE DEPRESSION - The Shaking has Begun
Andrew Strom is founder of RevivalSchool.com and the international REVIVAL List. For years he warned prophetically of a coming economic crash in the USA. But in November 2007 while preaching in Wisconsin, God led him to go even further: "I found myself clearly putting a "date" on this coming Depression - something I had never done before (or even considered doing)... I found myself boldly declaring that within six months America would be in ...
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