No Turning Back by Bryan Anderson
One Man's Inspiring True Story of Courage, Determination, and Hope

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The word conquer has changed meaning for Bryan Anderson. As a U.S. Army Sergeant in Iraq, it meant taking down the enemy. After becoming Iraq’s fourth triple amputee from a roadside explosive, what he had to conquer got a bit more personal.

On October 23, 2005, the moment Bryan looked down and realized he no longer had legs, he cracked a joke. It was a tragedy that could break many, but Bryan transformed it into something positive, something that propelled him forward. Despite grueling surgeries and rehabilitation, his goal has always been bigger than simply walking again. Making the most of life, he went for it, learning how to snowboard, water-ski, rock climb, and skateboard with his condition—even winning himself some gold medals to place next to his Purple Heart.

In this inspiring memoir, Bryan shares his infectious love for life that touches anyone who’s faced hardship. Anyone, in any circumstance, can overcome the toughest challenges, by not just surviving, but thriving. No Turning Back is a testament to pure hard work, perseverance, and hope for a better life—no matter what shape it takes.
 

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Bryan Anderson served two tours of duty in Iraq and was awarded a Purple Heart. A natural athlete, he snowboards, wakeboards, whitewater-rafts, and rock-climbs, among other sports. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.David Mack is the national bestselling author of nearly twenty novels. In addition to novels, Mack's writing credits including television, film, short fiction, magazines, newspapers, comic books, computer games, radio, and the Internet. He lives in New York City.
 
Published November 1, 2011 by Berkley. 272 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Self Help, War, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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Imbued with a steady stream of positive thinking and can-do philosophy, the narrative chronicles Anderson’s insistence that he master the use of prosthetic legs and his determination to thrive in environments outside of the hospital or rehab.

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