books about: triumph
My Brother in Arms: The Exceptional Life of Mark Andrew Forester, United States Air Force Combat Controller
Triumph Press, 2014
On September 29, 2010 Mark Forester was killed in action while fighting terrorists in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. His heroic legacy of being shot down while preparing to rescue a fallen teammate began long before this tragic day. An Apache aviator said of Mark's final battle: ..."I have never witnessed such an act of heroism in my three years of fighting in combat. I have over 2,700 hours total time with 1,500 hours of combat time in both ...
The Hiding Place Publisher: Bantam Books
John Scherril,Elizabeth Sherrill Corrie Ten Boom
Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big & Believe in Yourself by Finch, Jennie, Killion, Ann (2011) Paperback
Triumph Books, 1011
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 ...
Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big & Believe in Yourself
Triumph Books, 2011
The evidence is overwhelming: sports help girls grow into strong women. Both scientific studies and anecdotal evidence confirm that athletic girls not only grow up to be healthier; they learn teamwork, gain inner confidence, and grow into society's leaders. Sports help preteen and teenage girls make the right choices in a society that is sending them incredibly mixed messages about who they are supposed to be. Yet no one is speaking directly to ...
Throw Like a Girl: How to Dream Big and Believe in Yourself by Finch, Jennie, Killion, Ann (8/29/2011)
Triumph Books, 2010
Filling the role of girlfriend, big sister, team captain, and mentor, Finch, who led the 2004 Olympic women's softball team to a gold medal, encourages young female athletes to make the right choices and believe in themselves.
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 ...
Final Approach - Northwest Airlines Flight 650, Tragedy and Triumph
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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 ...
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 ...
Stormie: A true story of triumph over guilt and fear
The Good Fight: A Story of Cancer, Love and Triumph
Paradox Press, 2014
There’s nothing quite like a real-life mystery, and The Good Fight, written by Katherine Roth, M.D. and her psychologist husband, Greg Holmes, Ph.D., pushes all the right page-turner buttons. In 2004, Greg was diagnosed with a rare and deadly cancer of the sinuses. While undertaking traditional radiation and chemo treatments, Katherine spent hundreds of hours researching alternative therapies, therapies that were uniformly scorned by the ...
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?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
However Long the Night: Molly Melching's Journey to Help Millions of African Women and Girls Triumph
In However Long the Night , Aimee Molloy tells the unlikely and inspiring story of Molly Melching, an American woman whose experience as an exchange student in Senegal led her to found Tostan and dedicate almost four decades of her life to the girls and women of Africa. This moving biography details Melching's beginnings at the University of Dakar and follows her journey of 40 years in Africa, where she became a social entrepreneur and one 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, ...
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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