True Stories of Endurance & Survival


"Nordie's at Noon"

The Personal Stories of Four Women Too Young for Breast Cancer

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A true story about four young friends diagnosed with breast cancer and the monthly luncheon that lifted their spirits. A celebration of friendship and of living life to the fullest, this book aims to encourage women everywhere to be proactive with their health - and realise that no-one is too young for breast cancer. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 210 x 140 mm. Weight: 312g.
Author:  Balwanz, Patti Carlos, Kim Johnson, Jennifer Peters, Jana
ISBN:  0738211125
Publisher:  The Perseus Books Group
Date:  2007  (United States)
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"Shackletons Forgotten Men"

The Untold Tale of an Antarctic Tragedy

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An account of the little-known, tragic expedition launched by Ernest Shackleton in 1915 to provide support for his own Antarctic expedition which would follow. The group lost their ship, and supplies had to be hauled across hostile terrain for an expedition which never came. With b&w illustrations. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 236 x 155 mm. Weight: 338g.
Author:  Bickel, Lennard
ISBN:  0712668071
Publisher:  Vintage
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake"

From the Antarctic to the Amazon

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Includes achievements of Sir Peter Blake who was a much loved and greatly admired yachtsman and adventurer. This book is drawn from Peter's logbooks of his last voyage. It is packed with photographs from Peter and the boat's crew. It takes on a journey from the icy waters of Antarctica to the humid rainforests of the Amazon. With colour photos. Hardback, 216 pages. Size: 310 x 245 mm. Weight: 1523g.
Author:  Blake, Peter Sir (Sefton, Alan, ed.)
ISBN:  071367007X
Publisher:  A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
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"A Job With a Difference"

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Robin Blue served 22 years as a Green Beret in the Royal Marines Commando. He has spent the best part of his life 'at the sharp end' on the country's behalf. This book presents his story, his impressions, and his thoughts. It also offers a study of the insight and mindset of the trained professional soldier. Paperback, Size: 202 x 143 mm. Weight: 316g.
Author:  Blue, Robin
ISBN:  1904985416
Publisher:  Stamford House Publishing
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
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"The Climb"

Tragic Ambitions on Everest

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In May 1996, 23 men and woman climbers on Mount Everest were caught in a ferocious blizzard. Alone and climbing blind, Anatoli Boukreev rescued a number of climbers from certain death. This account includes the transcript of the Mountain Madness debriefing and de Walt's response to Jon Krakauer. With 12 colour photographs, 3 maps. New ed. Paperback, 400 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 358g.
Author:  Boukreev, Anatoli Dewalt, G.Weston
ISBN:  0330488961
Publisher:  Pan MacMillan
Date:  2002  (United Kingdom)
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"Oar-Some"

The World's First Four-Man Crew Ever to Row Any Ocean

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In their 26 foot boat, 'Queensgate', four men set out to take part in the John Fairfax Regatta, by rowing from the Canaries to Barbados. Day and night, they rode each breaking wave to take them closer to their destination, but each one was potentially fatal. This book records the achievement of the first four-man crew to row an ocean in the world. With colour photos. New ed. Paperback, 184 pages. Size: 235 x 155 mm. Weight: 324g.
Author:  Brumham, Jennifer Dawn
ISBN:  0954941314
Publisher:  Oar4Won
Date:  2005  (United Kingdom)
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"Singing the Life"

The Story of a Family Living in the Shadow of Cancer

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A memoir of Elizabeth Byran's family's extraordinary experience with cancer. It tells of the shocks, sadnesses, dilemmas and uncertainties that come with diagnosis and then treatment. Hardback, 320 pages. Size: 224 x 142 mm. Weight: 455g.
Author:  Bryan, Elizabeth M.
ISBN:  0091917158
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"Under Two Dictators"

Prisoner of Stalin and Hitler

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Presents account by a survivor of both the Soviet and Nazi concentration camps. This book explores the behaviour of the guards, supervisors, police and secret police and compares and contrasts Stalin and Hitler's methods of dictatorship and terror. Hardback, 384 pages. Size: 240 x 162 mm. Weight: 636g.
Author:  Buber-Neumann, Margarete
ISBN:  1845951026
Publisher:  Vintage
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
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"Women's Slave Narratives"

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Remarkable stories of courage and perservance. Paperback, 176 pages. Size: 216 x 133 mm. Weight: 172g.
Author:  Burton, Annie L.
ISBN:  0486445550
Publisher:  Dover Publications Inc.
Date:  2006  (United States)
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"The Sky is Always There"

Surviving a Kidnap in Chechnya

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Tells the story of the kidnap in Chechnya and 14 month captivity of two British aid workers. This book gives an account that charts their struggle not only to survive physically, but to emerge from their ordeal with their faith in humanity still intact. With illustrations. Paperback, 304 pages. Size: 234 x 153 mm. Weight: 392g.
Author:  Carr, Camilla James, Jonathan
ISBN:  1853118567
Publisher:  Canterbury Press Norwich
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
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"Love You, Mean It"

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Patricia, Julia, Claudia and Ann lost their husbands who worked at the World Trade Center. In the dark days following September 11th, 2001, the four came together and found comfort in each other. This book is a shared memoir of four marriages, of how these four women rebuilt their lives after a deep loss. With illustrations. Paperback, 336 pages. Weight: 230g.
Author:  Carrington, Patricia Collins, Julia C. Gerbasi, Claudia Haynes, Ann
ISBN:  0141030127
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Journey Home"

The Story of Michael Thomas and the Seven Angels

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"Kryon (Paperback)" series; After having an accident that leaves him near death, Michael Thomas is visited by a wise angel who asks what it is that he really wants from life. Michael replies that he really wants to go home, but to get there he must go through a series of adventures which provide him with rare insight. New ed. Paperback, 176 pages. Size: 215 x 140 mm. Weight: 340g.
Author:  Carroll, Lee
ISBN:  1561705527
Publisher:  Hay House Inc
Date:  1998  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"The Throwaway Boy"

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In 1997, Alix Chapel's world was to change forever when her husband Billy suffered a mental breakdown. After ten years of marriage, Billy's breakdown forced him - and Alex - to face up to the truth of his tormented childhood.Unbeknown to Alix, Billy had been living with a terrible burden: he was ruthlessly and shockingly abused as a child. Hardback, 288 pages.
Author:  Chapel, Alix
ISBN:  1844545652
Publisher:  Blake Publishing
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

"Loss of Innocence"

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The Clems were a family living the American dream until their fifteen-year-old daughter Carren became addicted to Meth. This story is told both from Carren's perspective and from the perspective of her father Ron, a former LA police officer who went back to being a cop to try to rescue his daughter. With 1x8pp illustrations. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 234 x 153 mm. Weight: 362g.
Author:  Clem, Ron Clem, Carren
ISBN:  0753511592
Publisher:  Virgin Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
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"Loss of Innocence"

A Daughter's Addiction. a Father's Fight to Save Her

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Presents an account of a father's love and the possibility of a life after drugs. With 1x8 b/w illustration section. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 194 x 130 mm. Weight: 188g.
Author:  Clem, Ron Clem, Carren
ISBN:  0753513021
Publisher:  Virgin Books
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) True Stories of Endurance & Survival

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