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True stories of heroism, endurance & survival books

See below for a selection of the latest books from True stories of heroism, endurance & survival category. Presented with a red border are the True stories of heroism, endurance & survival books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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The Choice by Edith Eger The Choice

Edith Eger was a gymnast and ballerina when she was sent to Auschwitz at the age of sixteen. There, she was made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. In this book, shares stories of the Holocaust and the experiences...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Starfish One Family's Tale of Triumph After Tragedy by Nic Ray, Tom Ray Starfish One Family's Tale of Triumph After Tragedy
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A tragic yet beautiful tale of a couple whose love is tested to its limit after their perfect life falls apart in a single moment.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

First They Killed My Father Film tie-in by Loung Ung First They Killed My Father Film tie-in

A major film, co-written and directed by Angelina Jolie Until the age of five, Loung Ung lived in Phnom Penh, one of seven children of a high-ranking government official.When Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into Phnom Penh in April...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Great American Survival Stories Lyons Press Classics by Lamar Underwood Great American Survival Stories Lyons Press Classics

Fifteen gripping tales of determination, strength of mind, perseverance, and fortitude.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Choice by Edith Eger The Choice

She explains how many of us live within a mind that has become a prison and shows how freedom becomes possible once we confront our suffering.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

Worth Fighting For by Dana Vulin Worth Fighting For


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

Please, Let Me Go The Horrific True Story of a Girl's Life in the Hands of Sex Traffickers by Caitlin Spencer Please, Let Me Go The Horrific True Story of a Girl's Life in the Hands of Sex Traffickers

Please, Let Me Go tells the shocking true story of Caitlin Spencer, a survivor of sex trafficking in England.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

The Sky is Not the Limit One Woman's Inspiring and Humorous account of coming to terms with sudden disability by Amanda Newton The Sky is Not the Limit One Woman's Inspiring and Humorous account of coming to terms with sudden disability

On the 9th August 2015, Amanda Newton's life was changed forever.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2017

Coming Soon

Rowing the Pacific 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco by Mick Dawson Rowing the Pacific 7,000 Miles from Japan to San Francisco

The thrilling story of Mick Dawson's most challenging rowing feats in the open ocean, culminating in his greatest achievement: rowing 7,000 miles across the North Pacific Ocean, from Japan to San Francisco.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life by Cole Moreton The Boy Who Gave His Heart Away A Death That Brought the Gift of Life

`Gripping ... so powerfully emotional that at times I had to put it down to wipe my eyes'Mail on Sunday `How do you say thank you to someone for giving you their heart? It is the greatest gift a person...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

A Hope More Powerful than the Sea by Melissa Fleming A Hope More Powerful than the Sea

A young refugee's story of terror, love and survival
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Endurance Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition by Caroline Alexander The Endurance Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

One of the best survival stories illustrated with Frank Hurley s superb expedition photographs
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Saboteur The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando by Paul Kix The Saboteur The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

In the tradition of `Agent Zigzag' comes a breathtaking biography of WWII's `Scarlet Pimpernel' as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the best spy thrillers. This celebrates unsung hero Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur, and his exploits...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Search and Rescue A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward by Christopher Van, MD Tilburg Search and Rescue A Wilderness Doctor's Life-and-Death Tales of Risk and Reward
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Thrilling true stories Search and Rescue is a thrilling collection of first-hand accounts of search and rescue operations from Oregon's legendary Mount Hood and other exotic locations around the world, by wilderness physician Dr. Christopher Van Tilburg. The exciting tales...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

The Girl On The Station A story of survival and self-discovery by Carole Naomi Mitzman The Girl On The Station A story of survival and self-discovery

Carole Mitzman was raised by a vain mother and abused at school as a `thieving little Jew girl'. Thrown out of her home at 18 just for going on a date, she was exploited by a succession of men. Yet...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2017

Letters to Sarah by Sara Payne Letters to Sarah

In the summer of 2000, schoolgirl Sarah Payne went missing from a beach where she played with her siblings. The nation waited with her whole family as the search for the little girl touched the hearts of everyone in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Unbroken My story of survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic success by Martine Wright Unbroken My story of survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic success

The inspirational memoir by Paralympian Martine Wright
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Young Lothar An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin by Larry Orbach, Vivien Orbach-Smith Young Lothar An Underground Fugitive in Nazi Berlin
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Lothar Orbach, the youngest son of a German Jewish family, was just 14 when the Nazis began rounding up Berlin's Jews.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Mango Girl by The Mango Girl

In this courageous story of growing up in one of the poorest areas of Jamaica, Ava's determination and courage gave rise to her belief that she was destined for more than the community could offer. You are welcome to share...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

You Raise Me Up by You Raise Me Up

Leila's book will take you on a journey of her life and the many stormy seas she survived. Her book will open your eyes to events you may never have seen before in your life, which may have contributed to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/06/2017

The ISIS Hostage One Man's True Story of Thirteen Months in Captivity by Puk Damsgard, David Young The ISIS Hostage One Man's True Story of Thirteen Months in Captivity
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Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Amazing Jewish Heroes by David Richard Goldberg Amazing Jewish Heroes

There have been many amazing heroes down through the ages. The achievements of American heroes like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Abraham Lincoln certainly resonate, but how many heroes of Jewish heritage come to mind? Each of the eleven Jewish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey by Dion Leonard Finding Gobi (Main edition) The True Story of a Little Dog and an Incredible Journey

THE SUNDAY TIMES NO.2 BESTSELLER Like A Streecat Named Bob before it, Finding Gobi is a truly heart-warming story for animal lovers worldwide...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

A Captain's Ransom by Captain Alex Westland A Captain's Ransom

Captain Alex Westland, now a retired ship's captain and ex-fishing captain, recounts when, on 14th May 2013, he was attacked, taken hostage and held captive in a Niger Delta Jungle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

A Robotic What? The story of my prostatectomy and a rough guide for the prostate cancer journey by Giuseppe Enrico Bignardi A Robotic What? The story of my prostatectomy and a rough guide for the prostate cancer journey

This is the story of the author's prostate cancer and how he reacted to the diagnosis and coped with the treatment. This book includes a systematic search of what patients with prostate cancer can do to improve the outcomes of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/05/2017

Dunkirk by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore Dunkirk

The revered account of the rescue of 300,000 British soldiers fleeing the Nazis by the bestselling historian The rescue at Dunkirk was not just about what happened at sea and on the beaches. The evacuation would never have succeeded had...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/05/2017

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