books about: triumph
Captive in Iran (Library Edition): A Remarkable True Story of Hope and Triumph amid the Horror of Tehran's ...
Locked away, but not silenced... Maryam Rostampour and Marziyeh Amirizadeh knew they were putting their lives on the line. Though Islamic laws in Iran forbade them from sharing their Christian beliefs, in three years they’d covertly put New Testaments into the hands of 20,000 of their countrymen. They’d started two secret house churches, including one for prostitutes — many of whom were women abandoned by their husbands with no other way ...
The Hiding Place Publisher: Bantam Books
John Scherril,Elizabeth Sherrill Corrie Ten Boom
A Little Princess ~ The Story of Sara Crewe
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Grosset & Dunlap
Someone Like Me: An Unlikely Story of Challenge and Triumph Over Cerebral Palsy
Spoken Word Inc, 2012
As a child, John Quinn had a dream of a naval career despite his affliction with cerebral palsy. After failing the physical exam, he underwent painful, self applied physical therapy for one year then successfully passed a second exam. He kept his cerebral palsy a secret from the record-keepers and medical authorities for 20 years. He had a distinguished and highly decorated career despite the pain he endured to appear normal. He served on board ...
Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Net Minds Corporation, 2013
Brian Cuban is a successful lawyer, activist and TV host is living with an enemy that haunted him for over 30 years – his own reflection in the mirror. Through a series of very personal, witty and poignant anecdotes, the younger brother of Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban opens up about his personal battle with a mental disorder known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) in which the sufferer is preoccupied with a distorted sense of self-image ...
The Longest Day: The D-Day Story, June 6th, 1944
Tauris Parke Paperbacks
6 June, 1944. 156,000 troops from 12 different countries, 11,000 aircraft, 7,000 naval vessels, 24 hours. D-Day - the beginning of the Allied invasion of Hitler's formidable 'Fortress Europe' - was the largest amphibious invasion in history. There has never been a battle like it, before or since. But beyond the statistics and over sixty years on, what is it about the events of D-Day that remain so compelling? The courage of the men who fought ...
Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph
In Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph, Richard Botkin breaks new ground in telling the heroic story of a few American and Vietnamese Marines who fought brilliantly and turned the tide of the Vietnam War. Botkin recounts the exploits of the U.S. Marines and their Vietnamese allies largely responsible for thwarting the Communist invasion of South Vietnam-known as the Easter Offensive of 1972. These are the men who rode the ...
Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13
In April 1970, during the glory days of the Apollo space program, NASA sent Navy Captain Jim Lovell and two other astronauts on America's fifth mission to the moon. Only fifty-five hours into the flight of Apollo 13, disaster struck: a mysterious explosion rocked the ship, and soon its oxygen and power began draining away. Commander Lovell and his crew watched in alarm as the cockpit grew darker, the air grew thinner, and the instruments winked ...
Mastering the Art of French Cooking (2 Volume Set)
The perfect gift for any follower of Julia Child—and any lover of French food. This boxed set brings together Mastering the Art of French Cooking, first published in 1961, and its sequel, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume Two, published in 1970. Volume One is the classic cookbook, in its entirety—524 recipes. “Anyone can cook in the French manner anywhere,” wrote Mesdames Beck, Bertholle, and Child, “with the right ...
Final Approach - Northwest Airlines Flight 650, Tragedy and Triumph
This is the story of the first airline pilot ever arrested and sent to prison for flying under the influence. He was fired by his airline, stripped of his FAA licenses, tried, convicted, and sent to Federal prison. This was a first. It had never occurred before. Lyle Prouse came from a WWII housing project in Kansas and an alcoholic family where both parents died as a result of alcoholism. He rose through the ranks of the United States Marine ...
Big Sister, Little Sister
The big one gets new clothes. The little one gets hand-me-downs. The big one does everything first. The little one is always catching up. But the little one can do some things well, and can even teach the older one a thing or two....
Flight: the Trials and Triumphs of Air Pioneers (Mega Bites)
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Jet into the world of flight and discover early design problems that stopped pilots being able to see out of the plane, and the first person to break the sound barrier. Did you know that early aeroplanes landed on wheels that were borrowed from cars and motorcycles?
The Triumph of Zion-our Personal Quest for the New Jerusalem
John M. Pontius
Cedar Fort Inc
Popular author and speaker John Pontius has once again written a classic! As the world anticipates its end, we Latter-day Saints are preparing to build the city of Zion. With so much emphasis on building Zion physically on Earth, we sometimes forget that the best place to build Zion is within our own hearts. John Pontius carefully details the importance of Zion in our own lives, opening our eyes to our oft-overlooked obligations and vast ...
Art Briles: Looking Up: My Journey from Tragedy to Triumph
Triumph Books, 2013
Baylor head coach Art Briles is one of the most highly regarded coaches in college football, and this biography delves far beyond his football success and acumen. It explains how, at the age of 20, Briles lost his parents in a tragic car accident as they were en route to one of his college games. The book relates how Briles, devastated by the loss of his role models, used the catastrophe as motivation to propel him toward the destination of ...
Leanings: The Best of Peter Egan from Cycle World Magazine
Since his work first graced the pages of Cycle World magazine in 1977, Peter Egan has taken his readers on one unforgettable adventure after another. Whether riding along the Mississippi River to New Orleans for a tin of chicory coffee, or flying to Japan to test-ride new Yamahas, Egan’s insight and gift with words makes every journey a unique and fascinating experience. Available in paperback for the first time, ...
Urban Shalom: Stories of Trial and Triumph, Vol. 1
Whether good or bad, the situations we go through have an impact on who we become. Join Sherah Danielle, the CEO and Founder of Urban Shalom, as she presents real young adults who share their personal stories of trial and triumph. Witness how these young people allowed the Shalom of Yeshua, Jesus Christ, to help them through tragedy, struggle, and despair. Be inspired with this journey into the lives of people who, just like you, have ups and ...
Stormie: A true story of triumph over guilt and fear
ZVI : The Miraculous Story of Triumph Over the Holocaust
Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry
For more than half a century ZVI has endured as the best-selling book produced by The Friends of Israel. Millions of people have been touched by this story of a World War II waif in Warsaw, Poland. As a 10-year-old Jewish boy, Zvi was separated from his parents and forced to face the trials of survival in Adolph Hitler's crazed world. How he triumphed against all odds and found his way to Israel and faith in the Messiah is one of the greatest ...
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