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A Sole Survivor

Author : Ambrose Bierce
ISBN : 157233018X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Collects all the autobiographical writings of author and satirist Ambrose Bierce, including a series of eleven essays about his experiences in the Civil War.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sole Survivor

Author : Dean Koontz
ISBN : 9781472202895
Genre : Family & Relationships
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300 died in a mysterious plane crash...but really happened? From bestselling phenomenon Dean Koontz, this gripping thriller is perfect for fans of THE EYES OF DARKNESS and Stephen King. 'Dean Koontz is not just a master of our darkest dreams, but also a literary juggler' The Times A catastrophic, unexplained plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead - and no survivors. Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter. A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralysing grief, Joe encounters a woman who claims to have survived the crash. But before he can ask any questions, she slips away. As desperate chase and shattering emotional odyssey will lead Joe to a truth that will force him to reassess everything he thought he knew about life and death - a truth that, given the chance, will rock the world and redefine the destiny of humanity. What readers are saying about Sole Survivor: 'The action is fast paced, the characters are well developed and the suspense is excellent - I certainly would not have guessed the ending' 'This book takes off at breakneck speed. It will keep you glued to the edge of your seat' 'This is one of the only books ever to keep me guessing right to the end. The end is absolutely brilliant!'
Category: Family & Relationships

Sole Survivor

Author : Ruthanne Lum McCunn
ISBN : 9780932538895
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On November 23, 1942, German U-Boats torpedoed the British ship Benlomond and it sank in the Atlantic in two minutes. The sole survivor was a second steward named Poon Lim, who, with no knowledge of the sea, managed to stay alive for 133 days on a small wooden raft. Finally rescued at the mouth of the Amazon River, Poon was hailed as the "World's Champion Survivor." He still holds the Guinness World Record for survival at sea.

Sole Survivor

Author : Holly Dunn
ISBN : 9781682308134
Genre : True Crime
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A memoir of hope, healing, and survival, sure to resonate with fans of Jaycee Dugard’s A Stolen Life and Elizabeth Smart’s My Story. On August 28, 1997, just as she was starting her junior year at the University of Kentucky, Holly Dunn and her boyfriend, Chris Maier, were walking along railroad tracks on their way home from a party when they were attacked by notorious serial killer Angel Maturino Reséndiz, aka The Railroad Killer. After her boyfriend is beaten to death in front of her, Holly is stabbed, raped, and left for dead. In this memoir of survival and healing from a horrific true crime, Holly recounts how she lived through the vicious assault, helped bring her assailant to justice, and ultimately found meaning and purpose through service to victims of sexual assault and other violent crimes. She has worked as a motivational speaker and activist and founded Holly's House, a safe and nurturing space in her hometown of Evansville, Indiana.
Category: True Crime

The Sole Survivor

Author : Roy Vickers
ISBN : 9781447224846
Genre : Fiction
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“Approximately a week has passed since I caused the death of Gramshaw. I was very upset for a couple of days, lying in the hut and taking no food. Yesterday I felt better. I slept well last night. This morning I am as normal as a man can be who is alone on a desert island with no real certainty of being rescued before he starves.” Mr Justice Heilbronn did not enjoy holding the inquiry into the wreck of the Marigonda and its subsequent circumstances. For one thing there was a desert island in it. And then there was that preposterous suggestion about a wild man inhabiting the island. On top of it all there was this sole survivor accusing himself of the moral responsibility for the death of one of the party. A sole survivor; so who or what killed the other six?
Category: Fiction

Raggy The Sole Survivor

Author : Arnold Wilson
ISBN : 9781493178711
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Arnold Wilson, a.k.a. Raggy the Sole Survivor. As you read this autobiography of my life, you understand why for years there’s always been a yearning within me, a desire to express my deepest thoughts and memories to young people everywhere so they won’t experience my mistakes and what I’ve been through. The true life story of a normal block kid turned drug dealer, only to survive some of America’s many drug-ridden cities and blocks—the story about my youth on through adulthood. I want you to know this is an original book—all fact and not fiction. On June 18, 1973, in Brooklyn, New York, a child was born named Arnold Wilson to two happily married parents.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Survival The Inspirational Story Of The Thredbo Disaster S Sole Survivor

Author : Simon Bouda
ISBN : 9781743340363
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"My body is shaking, uncontrollably shuddering. Everything's rattling, crashing down. I'm choking on dust. I can't breathe... I'm coughing, choking. Sal's screaming ..." On the night of July 30th 1997 a landslide shattered the tranquility of Thredbo Village, sweeping away two ski lodges and burying 19 people beneath tonnes of concrete and mud. In the days that followed, the world mourned as rescuers dragged body after body from the rubble. But out of tragedy sprang an amazing story of survival. Stuart Diver, whose young wife Sally died beside him in the first moments of the slide, had clung to life buried beneath a concrete slab for 65 freezing hours. This is Stuart Diver's story. The story of how one man found the mental and physical strength to live through tragedy and survive against impossible odds. Stuart relives the event that changed his world forever and talks honestly about what went through his mind during his long hours alone beneath the rubble, his painful recovery, and his inspirational attitude to life and the future. And he reveals how the lessons he learned at Thredbo can help each of us find the inner strength to become a survivor. This special edition includes four bonus chapters that covers Stuart's life in the more than ten years since the original publication of Survival.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Sole Survivor

Author : Derek Hansen
ISBN : 9780008228453
Genre : Fiction
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Passion, adventure, struggle for survival and love for life – on a remote island.
Category: Fiction

Sole Survivor

Author : George H. Gay
ISBN : STANFORD:36105081395407
Genre : Midway, Battle of, 1942
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Category: Midway, Battle of, 1942

Sole Survivor

Author : Warren Murphy
ISBN : 0451153596
Genre : Fiction
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The Soviet-devised Sword of Damocles, a weapon created to sterilize its victims, is headed for the United States in the possession of Mr. Gordon, an out-of-whack space android, and only Remo, Chiun, and a questionable Soviet spy
Category: Fiction

Sole Survivor

Author : Dennis Hale
ISBN : UOM:39015071146495
Genre : Airplane crash survival
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Category: Airplane crash survival

Dark Rivers Of The Heart Intensity Sole Survivor

Author : Dean Koontz
ISBN : 0970998716
Genre : Fiction
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Dean Koontz is one of the world's top-selling authors with total worldwide sales of his novels at 225 million copies! He achieves what few writers can: he creates books that consistently jump to the top of the bestseller lists in both hardcover and paper. His newest novel had a half-million copy first printing, and it went straight to the Number One position in its first week on The New York Times and Publishers Weekly Bestseller lists! His many fans will snap up this handsome foil-and-embossed volume, with three of his best works in one book. The perfect impulse buy or gift. The collection includes the complete and unabridged novels Dark Rivers of the Heart, Intensity, and Sole Survivor. 6 1/4 X 9 1/4.
Category: Fiction

Sole Survivor

Author : Random House
ISBN : 0099893088
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His Very Silence Speaks

Author : Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence
ISBN : 0814321976
Genre : Fiction
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His Very Silence Speaks addresses larger issues such as the human relationship to animals and nature, cross-cultural differences in the ways animals are perceived, and the symbolic use of living and legendary animals in human cognition and communication.
Category: Fiction

Television Fright Films Of The 1970s

Author : David Deal
ISBN : 9780786455140
Genre : Performing Arts
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If the made-for-television movie has long been regarded as a poor stepchild of the film industry, then telefilm horror has been the most uncelebrated offspring of all. Considered unworthy of critical attention, scary movies made for television have received little notice over the years. Yet millions of fans grew up watching them—especially during the 1970s—and remember them fondly. This exhaustive survey addresses the lack of critical attention by evaluating such films on their own merits. Covering nearly 150 made-for-TV fright movies from the 1970s, the book includes credits, a plot synopsis, and critical commentary for each. From the well-remembered Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark to the better-forgotten Look What’s Happened to Rosemary’s Baby, it’s a trustworthy and entertaining guide to the golden age of the televised horror movie.
Category: Performing Arts

The Psychology Of Survivor

Author : Richard Gerrig
ISBN : 9781935251385
Genre : Psychology
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A decade into the 21st century and many trends have already come and gone, but America can’t seem to turn off or get enough of reality television. Many fans and critics alike consider “Survivor” to be the first (and the best) reality program out there. From its debut in the summer of 2000 to the eagerly anticipated and controversial 13th season coming in the fall of 2006, millions tune in each week, and the appeal doesn’t seem to be fading. Psychology of Survivor is out to answer a few questions. From situational ethics to tribal loyalties, from stress and body image to loneliness and family structures, Psychology of Survivor is a broad look at cutting-edge psychological issues view through the lens of “Survivor.” Even more, Psychology of Survivor provides psychological insights into the dynamics of “Survivor,” explaining why macho alpha males rarely win, keys to getting your fellow survivors to like you, and the dreaded Rob Cestaries Factor. The third book in BenBella Book’s Psychology of Popular Culture series is accessible yet interesting, smart yet entertaining, Psychology of Survivor will appeal to millions of “Survivor” fans and psychology enthusiasts alike.
Category: Psychology