This is an autobiography of a cancer survivor, a veteran network news journalist. For 38 years since 1971, the author, as Asia video editor for ABC News, chased news stories round the clock, often... More > without sleep. With early retirement in sight, the sudden diagnosis of cancer one day radically changed his lifestyle overnight. By an unusual coincidence, his links to golf were also linked to his discovery of cancer. Here’s a man who led an incredible life even before he overcame his battle with cancer. It took more than the conventional means of treatment. His treatment and road to recovery is a revelation. Today, as a cancer survivor and a retiree who now enjoys a healthier and more fulfilling life, the author tells a compelling story of how he entered into the darkest tunnel and emerged, a more vigilant and environmentally aware individual. Eddy Li shares his painful experience, what he has learned about an increasingly hazardous environment and how you can protect yourself from its toxicity.< Less
FIRST PLACE, READER VIEWS LITERARY AWARDS; CHOICE AWARD WINNER, REBECCA READS; A FIRST HORIZON AWARD FINALIST (Hoffer Awards) and a READERS' FAVORITE BOOK AWARD FINALIST. "Riveting and action... More > packed...You don't want to put it down!"(PACIFIC BOOK REVIEW) When Jarret, a seasoned assassin agrees to do one last “hit" in Indonesia, and discovers his hands have gained the power to heal, his carefully planned, secret world is thrown into chaos. Desperate to understand what's happening to him, he seeks out a local mystic -- a Dalang of the spiritual Shadow Puppet Theater and his mysterious, mesmerizing daughter -- only to soon find himself healing the sick of Jakarta's slums by night, while by day, planning the hit on the very political opposition reformer who could help them -- driving Jarret to a mental, emotional and spiritual crisis from which there is no escape, save the Shadow Game.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition)
American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
Just as important as the exams is the interview panel (BA expect over 85% overall passing grade), and this is the book for those who want to deal with both - its purpose is to help you become a... More > professional, for which the exams are but a step on the way - doing the bare minimum to pass them makes you ill-prepared to be a pilot, which is not fair to future passengers and painfully obvious to employers (and interviewers) who certainly expect you to have more than a basic knowledge.
Based on the author's approved JAA ATPL(A) course, it is a reference book that follows the ATPL syllabus, so you can use it before, during and after your exams, for the whole of your career!< Less