Rescue by Thomas James
Stories of Survival from Land, Sea and Sky (Adrenaline)

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Rescue: Stories of Survival From Land and Sea offers stories about what happens when things go terribly wrong in some of the world's most perilous places: Himalayan peaks, African plains, vast oceans, remote Arctic wilderness. But mostly, Rescue is about what humans can endure and achieve in the face of overwhelming duress.
 

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Published January 1, 2001 by Listen & Live Audio.
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Assigned to write a report on Sir Alexander Fleming, discoverer of penicillin, fifth-grader Jason despairs of finding enough to fill three pages until he finds an interesting anecdote on the Internet—but is it true?

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Readers will remember how he learned to share in the original tale (The Rainbow Fish), doling out his shimmering scales to all the have-nots, and this story finds him and his sparkling school of friends at play--but bent on excluding a little striped fish who wants to join in all their games.

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This latest addition to the aptly titled Adrenaline series should get listeners' blood pumping during even the slowest commute, as a polished team of professional readers bring to life some amazing true adventures of people plucked from danger in a variety of settings.

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The editor should have used a bigger red pen, cleaning up redundant tag lines and explanations (“In the blink of an eye, the big Daddy goose suddenly flapped his huge wings,” 83), as well as mistakes in grammar and punctuation (“These winds often knocked down power lines and can topple over very ...

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And even if you don’t find the Remus tales offensive — with stereotypical language put in the mouths of blacks by a white author — finding said language in the mouths of dogs will bring you closer to offense.

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I love reading well written books for children.

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Monsters and Critics

These stories weave tales filled with clear common sense and make everyone laugh ...more This charming collection of children’s stories centers around the adventures of Seamus, an intelligent, very articulate Shetland sheepdog.

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The New York Review of Books

A brief sketch by Stephen Crane, “An Eloquence of Grief,” written about 1896 when he was still a New York reporter haunting police courts, is a rather cryptic, imaginative account of a routine case and conviction, and it contains a theme which dominated his vast literary output and meteoric shor...

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The New York Review of Books

The extraordinary thing about John Steinbeck is how good he can be when so much of the time he’s so bad.

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Time Magazine

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I don’t think they make gray food!”) This kind of dark comedy, simultaneously gross-out and achingly poignant, is the sort of thing that I’ll remember when I think of Rescue Me at its best.

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LL Book Reviews

Being a dog lover, I couldn’t resist a copy of James Beverly’s Seamus the Sheltie to the Rescue!

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