Diving into Glass by Caro Llewellyn

Diving into Glass by Caro Llewellyn
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Overview: Caro Llewellyn was living her dream life in her adopted home of New York, directing an international literary festival. Then one day, running in Central Park, she lost all sensation in her legs. Two days later she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

Caro was no stranger to tragedy. Her father Richard contracted polio at the age of twenty and spent the rest of his life in a wheelchair. Dignified, undaunted and ingenious, he was determined to make every day count, not least seducing his nurse while still confined to an iron lung, then marrying her.

But when Caro was herself blindsided by illness, cut loose from everything she depended on, she couldn’t summon any of the grace and courage she’d witnessed growing up. She was furious, toxic, humiliated. Only by looking back at her father’s extraordinary example was she able to rediscover her own grit and find a way forward, rebuilding her life shard by shard.
Genre: Non-Fiction > biography & Memoir

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Turning Advantage into Victory in Chess by Andrew Soltis

Turning Advantage into Victory in Chess by Andrew Soltis
Requirements: .PDF reader, 7.4 mb
Overview: Emmanuel Lasker, one of the greatest chess players in history, once said, "The hardest game to win is a won game." How to Turn an Advantage into Victory is for the player who wins in the middlegame but doesn’t know the right moves to pull off a victory. Learn how to overcome the most common — and most challenging — situation in every chess game.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Quest into The Unknown: My Life as a Climbing Nomad [Audiobook]

Quest into The Unknown: My Life as a Climbing Nomad [Audiobook]

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Quest into the Unknown by Tony Howard (.M4B)

Quest into the Unknown: My Life as a Climbing Nomad by Tony Howard
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 492 MB
Overview: We are all climbing where we are and with the gear we use in no small part due to Tony Howard’s quest for adventure.
Tony Howard rose to fame in 1965 as a member of a group of young climbers from northern England who made the first British ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall; a climb described by Joe Brown as, "One of the greatest ever achievements by British rock climbers." Tony went on to design the modern sit harness, now used universally by every climber in the world. He founded the company Troll Climbing Equipment but never stopped exploring.
Quest into the Unknown is his story.
Tony has dedicated his life to travelling the world in search of never before climbed rock faces and remote trekking adventures. The scale of his travels is vast. He has visited all of the North African countries, much of the Arab land of the Middle East, the mountainous regions of Scandinavia, Canada and the rocky spine of the Americas, the Himalaya, remote Indian provinces, South East Asia, South Georgia and Antarctica.
This audiobook, the last word in adventure travel, takes the listener from Tony’s youth spent developing the crags of the English Peak District, via whaling ships in the Southern Ocean, thousand-mile canoe trips in the Canadian Arctic, and living amongst the Bedouin in the rocky mountains of Jordan to the isolated opium tribes of Thailand.
Tony Howard’s Quest into the Unknown is the jaw-dropping account of a life of adventure that is the very definition of true exploration.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Powerhouse: Insider Accounts into The Worlds Top High Performance Organizations [Audiobook]

Powerhouse: Insider Accounts into The Worlds Top High Performance Organizations [Audiobook]

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Powerhouse: Insider Accounts into The Worlds Top High Performance Organizations [Audiobook]

Powerhouse: Insider Accounts into The Worlds Top High Performance Organizations [Audiobook]

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Warriors into Workers by Russell Johnson

Warriors into Workers: The Civil War and the Formation of the Urban-Industrial Society in a Northern City by Russell Johnson
Requirements: .PDF reader, 3.3 Mb
Overview: In this portrait of Dubuque, Iowa, Russell Johnson combines personal narratives with social, political, and economic analysis to shed new light on what the War meant for one city and for the rapidly growing north.

Johnson examines the experiences of Dubuque’s soldiers and their families to answer crucial questions: What impact did the Civil War have on the economic and social life of Dubuque? How did military service affect the social mobility of veterans? And how did army service, as a form of industrial organization, help create a modern workforce?

Warriors into Workers makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the formation of American industrial society, and addresses key issues in labor history, military history, political culture, and gender.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Quest into the Unknown by Tony Howard

Quest into the Unknown: My Life as a Climbing Nomad by Tony Howard
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 20 MB
Overview: Tony Howard’s quest for adventure.
Tony Howard rose to fame in 1965 as a member of a group of young climbers from northern England who made the first British ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall; a climb described by Joe Brown as, ‘One of the greatest ever achievements by British rock climbers’. Tony went on to design the modern sit harness, now used universally by every climber in the world. He founded the company Troll Climbing Equipment but never stopped exploring. Quest into the Unknown is his story.

Tony has dedicated his life to travelling the world in search of unclimbed rock faces and remote trekking adventures. The scale of his travels is vast: he has visited all of the North African countries, much of the Arab land of the Middle East, the mountainous regions of Scandinavia, Canada and the rocky spine of the Americas, the Himalaya, remote Indian provinces, South East Asia, South Georgia and Antarctica. This book, the last word in adventure travel, takes the reader from Tony’s youth spent developing the crags of the English Peak District, via whaling ships in the Southern Ocean, thousand-mile canoe trips in the Canadian Arctic, living amongst the Bedouin in the rocky mountains of Jordan, to the isolated opium tribes of Thailand.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Housman Country: Into the Heart of England by Peter Parker

Housman Country: Into the Heart of England by Peter Parker
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 4.8 MB
Overview: In Housman Country, Peter Parker explores the lives of A. E. Housman and his most famous book, and in doing so shows how A Shropshire Lad has permeated English life and culture since its publication. The poems were taken to war by soldiers who wanted to carry England in their pockets, were adapted by composers trying to create a new kind of English music, and have influ – enced poetry, fiction, music, and drama right up to the present day. Everyone has a personal "land of lost content" with "blue remembered hills," and Housman has been a tangible and far-reaching presence in a startling range of work, from the war poets and Ralph Vaughan Williams to Inspector Morse and Morrissey.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Converting Data into Evidence: A Statistics Primer for the…


Converting Data into Evidence: A Statistics Primer for the Medical Practitioner
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Into the Jungle by Erica Ferencik

Shelter: An Architect’s Journey Into Sustainability

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Cody Butler Linked-into-profits

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Breaking Into Wall Street Premium – Financial Modeling Fundamentals

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