By David Courtney
A dramatic memoir of lifestyles as a helicopter rescue pilot in Ireland.
David Courtney is aware. A rescue pilot with a few three hundred missions less than his belt, he has noticeable tragedy and triumph up shut and private. 9 Lives is an account of changing into a rescue pilot from the very begin – studying to fly – to the thrills and terrors of harmful and complex evening rescues. because the tale unfolds Courtney introduces the reader to the numerous those who paintings with rescue crews, and the way the full procedure works. yet greater than that, contrasting the dramatic with the mundane, Courtney delves into traditional day by day relations existence. From the beginning of his kids to the demise of his father, displaying how the mundane can empower every one folks to confront the dramatic.
Many rescues ensue within the worst of climate, at the hours of darkness, with the rescue crews starting off unseen, while such a lot may search the relief of a hearth or a hot mattress. usually the final wish for these watching for them. Then returning with the relieved, the injured and occasionally the useless, or forsaking the lacking, the misplaced at sea.
Blunt and open approximately worry, risk, sadness, elation and happiness, the publication tells the tale of his trip via maturity and the appreciation of the the following and now, that rescue brings.
By Miky Munilla
¿A dónde nos lleva l. a. vida cuando hacemos caso al corazón? Tanto el cielo como el infierno están a l. a. vuelta de l. a. esquina, pero Ángel descubrirá que no hay mayor placer que arder en unas llamas a las que hemos llegado por nuestros propios pies, y dejarnos impulsar por ellas hasta las alturas sintiendo en cada aliento un soplo de felicidad.
Si l. a. vida del protagonista es extraordinaria, lo es como pueden serlo todas cuando son vividas desde las entrañas, pues esta es los angeles única manera de descubrir que los angeles vida es un regalo. Cuando los “tú no puedes” o “no debes” palidecen ante l. a. deslumbrante luz de los sueños, de lo que verdaderamente se siente dentro. Entonces l. a. fuerza se pone de nuestro lado, una sonrisa se dibuja en los labios y el dolor sólo es l. a. otra cara de los angeles moneda.
By Jamie Bianchini
As his global hit all-time low, Jamie hatched a loopy plan that simply could make every thing correct. His lifestyles lacked function, ardour, and reference to his fellow guy. So Jamie made up our minds to head for a bicycle ride…around the world…on a tandem…solo…inviting all people he met to affix him for a spin.
A Bicycle outfitted for 2 Billion is the relocating tale of an audacious optimist who attempted to alter the realm – whereas hoping the area could swap him – one rider at a time. A heartfelt, hilarious, adrenaline-fueled trip via eighty one nations, A Bicycle outfitted for 2 Billion will let you see the planet in a manner by no means skilled sooner than.
Come sign up for Jamie and his unforgettable forged of co-pedalers – from inspiring villagers to conniving thieves, romantic paramours to not likely professionals, excited college young ones to seniors who've by no means set foot on a pedal. Come sign up for all of them for the trip of your lifestyles.
Includes approximately 2 hundred astounding pictures and movies captured world wide, bringing this wealthy tale to life.
By Laurie Gwen Shapiro
It used to be 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling enjoyable. the nice warfare was once over and American optimism was once larger than the inventory industry. What greater second to release an day trip to Antarctica, the planet’s ultimate frontier? This used to be the moon touchdown ahead of the Sixties. all people desired to subscribe to the journey. Rockefellers and Vanderbilts begged to be taken alongside as mess boys, and newspapers around the globe lined the planning’s each stage.
The evening earlier than the expedition’s flagship introduced, Billy Gawronski—a thin, first iteration manhattan urban excessive schooler eager to get away a dreary destiny within the relatives upholstery business—jumped into the Hudson River and snuck aboard.
Could he escape with it?
From the dirty streets of recent York’s reduce East part to the rowdy dance halls of sultry Francophone Tahiti, all of the strategy to Antarctica’s blinding white and lethal freeze, Laurie Gwen Shapiro’s The Stowaway takes you at the unforgettable voyage of a gutsy younger stowaway who turned a world star, a mascot for an up-by-your bootstraps age.
By Pierre Maturié,Robert Wardhaugh,Vivien Bosley
By Norman Etherington
By michael schneider,sandra schneider
By Jolie Anderson Gallagher