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by Rick SnedekerWhen I arrived in a desert airstrip in Saudi Arabia as a toddler in 1953, my dad was involved in creating there what would become history's largest and most consequential oil company. I had no idea as I grew up in a unique cocoon. It was simultaneously a breathtakingly exotic yet typically American childhood.
by Thomas MillerThirteen short stories set between the end of WWII and the end of the 20th century and against the backdrop of war and the threat of it that existed constantly during that time period. For more information about this, visit thomasmillerauthor.com or https://booklocker.com/10986
by Xolani KacelaLooking for quick, digestible insights about mastering your world? Needing new ideas that can jump start your critical thinking? Discover a fresh perspective on your world that inspires you to craft your own keen views. Break away from old ideas learned from family and friends. Learn to become a trusted influencer. All this awaits you inside this book.
by Stephen Harris
Stephen Harris is a travel journalist whose yen for exploring places off the beaten path led him to North Korea. He had long wondered what might lie within this most mysterious and controversial of countries that mainstream media outlets attack so fiercely. However, preconceptions could never have prepared him for an experience so unexpected in the Hermit Kingdom!
Loaded with photos, Traveling Through North Korea promises to entertain and attempts to mitigate an information gap through ... more
by Holly KondrasWe all have a story to tell. Mine is a sea story that started in 1948 when I turned 14 and no further education was available to me. My father gave me two choices: stay home and fish or ship out.
by Armenia Jess
Along Came a Soulmate, the true memoir by Armenia Jess, tells the story of poverty, survival, faith, hope, grit and pure love. Armenia was born in an impoverished village in Southern Mindanao in the Philippines. Her father passed away when she was only twelve years old, her youngest brother who was only nine years old, became the bread winner and supported her education through college. Later on, she met her husband who significantly changed her (and her family’s) life. The book follows Armen... more
by Adam RudolphIt has been said that happiness comes from within. Yet, no one has ever really elaborated on how to find it there. We are often led to believe we must traverse a dark, treacherous, and seemingly endless maze in order to find that ever-elusive enigma called “happiness” in the infinite expanse that is our soul. When a young man that Adam has known all of his life tries to kill himself, he struggles to understand why. As the young man lies in a hospital bed, his impending death looms over them, ... more
by Sandra ShpilbergSandra Shpilberg will show you a new way to succeed as an entrepreneur! This provocative startup tale of success exposes Silicon Valley’s startup myths and sets forth a new approach for aspiring and current founders to build companies that make an impact. In New Startup Mindset, Sandra Shpilberg, founder and CEO of Seeker Health, introduces a new mindset for starting and building a successful company. Shpilberg shows that Silicon Valley’s startup formula—a few young male cofounders attempting... more
by Teresa Newton-TerresIn MYSTERY OF THE MARIE, Teresa Newton-Terres delves into the true story of how she was two years old when her father disappeared from the vessel Marie in the waters off Santa Barbara California in 1960. When the Marie vanished, her crew was conducting a covert underwater communications experiment for a Raytheon-related project, which left a lot of questions unanswered. Among the seven men lost, four victims were found and three bodies were never located, including Teresa’s father and an eminent... more
by ROBERT ADAMSThere are 72 chapters of stories from the life and medical career of a Navy SEAL - turned doctor - are surprising, riveting, and inspiring. A family physician delivering babies, managing disease and trauma, and dealing with death - discovers new dimensions when he goes to war in Iraq. Treating the military, civilians and their families, “Dr. Bob” experienced tremendous joy, unbearable heartache, and deep gratitude. He shares those emotional experiences in this deeply personal memoir. If you ... more
by Gary Sweeney
The Light of Other Days is a memoir about growing up in a turbulent household with an anxiety disorder, depression, sensory issues, and introversion while struggling with an absent father and an emotionally-distant stepfather.
It is also a story about a wonderful relationship between a boy and his great-grandfather, a man who unwittingly filled a parental void in the midst of his own depression.
Beginning in the blue-collar world of 1970s Philadelphia and ending over two... more
by Henry DisneyAn account of an unusual life with poems that reflect on events, people and situations
by David BradshawIt all starts with a phone call late on a Saturday evening, a week before Christmas, to inform him that Edie, his mother, has died. This call sets in motion a series of events that are incredible, hilarious and surreal. And all because Edie wanted to donate her body to medical research. David was determined to fulfil his mum’s wishes but, oh, did he have a few words with her along the way! Edie and Eric, David’s parents, were a curious couple. More different two people couldn’t be – Edie ful... more
by Margaret Davis GhielmettiAt forty, Margaret quits her sales job to follow her husband’s hotel career to Paris. She’s setting sail on this adventure with a glass half full of bravery, a well-traveled passport, a journal in which she plans to write her novel, and the mentally engrained Davis Family Handbook of Rules to Live By. Everyone tells Margaret she’s living the dream, but she feels adrift without a professional identity. Desperate to feel productive and valued, she abandons her writing and throws herself into ne... more
by John BrookeThis book relates a journey by motorbike from the South of France to the North Cape of Norway, a distance of over 4000 kilometres. The detailed maps and photographs which accompany the text allow the reader to share the experiences of the author throughout his travels.
by James PalmerAutobiography of James Palmer telling his story from 1918 to the end of WWII in 1946.