Описание: With compassion and an unswerving regard for the truth, veteran journalist Mark Seal lays bare the deeply moving, inspirational story of Joan Root, a dedicated environmentalist and Oscar-nominated wildlife filmmaker. He covers her early days in Kenya as a shy young woman with an almost uncanny ability to connect to animals; her whirlwind courtship with the dashing Alan Root, their marriage, and the twenty years of nonstop adventure and passionate romance that followed, both in Africa and around the world; the shattering disintegration of the marriage and partnership; and Joan's triumphant struggle to reinvent herself as the protector of her lakeshore community's fragile ecosystem--a struggle that would lead to her tragic death in January 2006. Joan Root dreamed of a bright future for Kenya, a country blessed with unmatched beauty but scarred by decades of colonization and a culture of corruption. She spent her life fighting to make that dream a reality. Her life ended too soon, but "thanks to Seal's meticulous re-creation, her extraordinary life lives on." ("People," four-star review)
Автор: Owen Mark, Maurer Kevin Название: No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy Seal ISBN: 0451472241 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780451472243 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 1538 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The companion volume to the multimillion-copy bestseller No Easy Day by former Navy SEAL Mark Owen reveals the evolution of a SEAL Team Six operator. Mark Owen's instant #1 New York Times bestseller, No Easy DayThe Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden, focused on the high-profile targets and headline-grabbing chapters of the author's thirteen years as a Navy SEAL. His follow-up, No Hero, is an account of Owen's most personally meaningful missions, missions that never made headlines, including the moments in which he learned the most about himself and his teammates in both success and failure. Featuring stories from the training ground to the battlefield, No Hero offers readers a never-before-seen close-up view of the experiences and values that make Mark Owen and the SEALs he served with capable of executing the missions that make history.
Автор: Seal, Mark Название: The Man in the Rockefeller Suit ISBN: 0452298032 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780452298033 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 1538 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Forget fiction. Pop this jaw-dropper in your beach bag. "USA Today " This shocking expose goes behind the headlines to uncover the true story of Clark Rockefeller, wealthy scion of a great American family, who kidnapped his own daughter and vanished. The police and FBI were baffled. Tips poured in, but every lead was a dead end because Clark Rockefeller did not exist. In a gripping work of investigative journalism, Mark Seal reveals how German native Christian Gerhartsreiter came to the United States, where he stepped in and out of identities for decades, eventually posing as a Rockefeller for twelve years, married to a wealthy woman who had no idea who he really was. Fast-paced, hypnotic, and now updated with more stunning details, "The Man in the Rockefeller Suit" chillingly reveals the audacity and cunning of a shape-shifting con man."
Автор: Seal, Mark Название: The Man in the Rockefeller Suit ISBN: 0670022748 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780670022748 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 2303 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
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