The Best of Reader s Digest

More than two dozen timeless favorites from the Reader's Digest archives.From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this ...

The Best of Reader s Digest

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ISBN: 9781621455028

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The Best of Reader s Digest

Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives—sometimes funny, often poignant, always inspirational—that still strike deep chords today, such as: The gripping tale of a North Carolina woman and her Shepherd, Gandalf, who found ...

The Best of Reader s Digest

Author: Editors of Reader's Digest

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621454738

Page: 320

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More than two dozen timeless favorites from the Reader's Digest archives. From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this keepsake book. Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives—sometimes funny, often poignant, always inspirational—that still strike deep chords today, such as: The gripping tale of a North Carolina woman and her Shepherd, Gandalf, who found a lost Boy Scout in the woods during their first search-and-rescue job The tragic account of the crash of the Columbia Space Shuttle The miracle of the old letter that led to a couple being reunited after nearly 60 years apart The heroic actions of an eighteen-year-old girl who carried a young boy to safety after being pulled out to sea in a riptide The hilarious anecdote about the one exception to humorist Calvin Trillin’s happy childhood, a sickly collie named Chubby Featuring the best of the best fron the present and past, this collection of timeless favorites will thrill your senses, warm your heart, and brighten your day.

The Best of Reader s Digest Vol 2

This collection showcases over 40 timeless stories that make you feel deeply and stick with you, along with cartoons, jokes, and readers' warm and funny true anecdotes.

The Best of Reader s Digest Vol 2

Author: Reader's Digest

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621455637

Page: 320

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This collection showcases over 40 timeless stories that make you feel deeply and stick with you, along with cartoons, jokes, and readers' warm and funny true anecdotes. From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this keepsake book. Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives that thrill your senses, warm your heart, lift your spirits and leave you amazed or simply grateful for your connection with fellow humans, including: *Pilot Down: The Rescue of Scott O'Grandy--An Air Force captain policing a NATO "No Fly Zone" is struck by a missile and must use his ejection seat and parachute down into enemy territory. *The Pig That Changed My Life--The author agrees to take in what he's told is a mini pig. At first he hides the pig in his office, but his partner finds out and is upset. Nevertheless, they keep the pig and call it Esther. Esther grows up to be 650 pounds, sleeps with them along with 2 cats and 2 dogs, and wins the whole family over with her antics. The humans become vegan. *To My Daughter on Acquiring Her First Car--This is a lovely letter written by a father to his daughter as he gets her a car. It is a fond but serious plea that she not take lightly the responsibility of working this machine, that her and many others’ lives depend on her good judgement and care.

Reader s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework

More than twenty-six hundred drawings and photographs and clearly presented directions provide an understanding of the techniques involved in numerous traditional needlework crafts, including embroidery, quilting, applique, macrame, ...

Reader s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework

Author: Reader's Digest Association

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 0895770598

Page: 504

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Some of us take pride and pleasure in our needlework skills, while others of us have been drawn to sewing crafts but haven't been confident enough to try them. Happily, this book is a gold mine of instruction and inspiration for everyone, whatever your level of skill.

The Best of Britain Ireland

It includes high-quality aerial photographs that make this a book to which you'll return again and again - and always discover something new" -- Publisher description.

The Best of Britain   Ireland

Author: Reader's Digest

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9781780200002

Page: 272

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Takes you on a tour of the most interesting, picturesque and unusual places in the British Isles. This atlas combines mapping with satellite and aerial photography. It is packed with natural features and manmade monuments, such as the rugged coastline of Tintagel Castle in Cornwall and the spectacular domes of Brighton Pavilion.

Reader s Digest Book of the Road

This practical, fact-filled touring guide to the best spots to visit in Australia features large, easy-to-read maps and unique fold-out pages that open to describe places of interest and touring highlights of the area.

Reader s Digest Book of the Road

Author: Reader's Digest Staff

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ISBN: 9781876689490

Page: 464

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This practical, fact-filled touring guide to the best spots to visit in Australia features large, easy-to-read maps and unique fold-out pages that open to describe places of interest and touring highlights of the area.

Reader s Digest Best Loved Books for Young Readers

The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century.

Reader s Digest Best Loved Books for Young Readers

Author: Mark Twain

Publisher: Choice Pub

ISBN: 9780945260196

Page: 136

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The adventures and pranks of a mischievous boy growing up in a Mississippi River town in the early nineteenth century.

Reader s Digest Eat Better Live Better a Commonsense Guide to Nutrition and Good Health

Reader s Digest Eat Better  Live Better   a Commonsense Guide to Nutrition and Good Health

Author: Reader's Digest Association (Canada)

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. ; Montreal : Reader's Digest Association

ISBN: 9780888501141

Page: 416

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The exhaustive introduction to the subject contained in this commonsense guide to nutrition and good health can help you and every member of your family become more aware of food as nutrition. The decision to be healthy and fit is within your grasp. Take the sensible, down-to-earth approach to eating outlined in this book; forget the fads, gimmicks, and quick-weight-loss schemes. Change your life-style and add happy, healthy years to your life. - Foreword.

World s Best kept Health Secrets

Don't sleep for more than nine hours on a regular basis - your heart will thank you for it. This instructive book dispels common myths and shares a wealth of secrets that doctors and health experts know but often don't have time to explain.

World s Best kept Health Secrets

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