Authors and books similar to The Time Keeper include:
Richard Paul Evans - Evans is an inspirational author of Christian-themed novels for adults and kids. His on-going Walk series begins with The Walk, which begins when Seattle ad executive, Alan Christoffersen loses everything - his job, his home and his wife. Bereft, he decides to take a walk, heading for the farthest point on his map: Key West, Florida. The people he encounters along the way, and the lessons they share with him, will save his life.
The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch with Jeffery Zaslow - Pausch, a computer science professor diagnosed with terminal cancer, explores his life, the lessons that he has learned, how he has worked to achieve his childhood dreams, and the effect of his diagnosis on him and his family.
Jeffery Zaslow - The contributing author of The Last Lecture, Zaslow has written other inspirational fiction and nonfiction novels. Most recently, he contributed to Gabby Gifford's biography, Gabby. On his own, Zaslow wrote The Girls from Ames: A Story of Women and a Fourty-Year Friendship and The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for our Daughters.
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No Easy Day: The Autobiography of a Navy SEAL by Mark Owen and Kevin Mauer. Written pseudonymously, the book's author was revealed to be former Navy SEAL Mark Bissonnette, and the book begins with his early training and details the planning and execution of the raid on the bin Laden compound in Pakistan. The books has come under heavy criticism from the Defense Department, which has threatened legal action against Bissonnette for allegedly breaching a nondisclosure agreement. Bissonnette's account of the raid also contradicts many details from the official U.S. description of the mission.
Books similar to No Easy Day include:
SEAL Team Six: Memoirs of an Elite Navy SEAL Sniper by Howard Wasdin (359.0092 WAS) - A Navy SEAL Team Six sniper reveals how he became an elite soldier while recounting the dramatic mission that nearly cost him his life, offering insider perspectives on his team's extensive training process at the Marine's Scout Sniper School.
American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle (956.70443 KYL)- A former member of Navy SEAL Team 3 describes his life as a father and husband, and as the serviceman with the most confirmed sniper kills in the history of the United States military while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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