Featuring ordinary people doing extraordinary things, Eye Classics share uplifting, surprising and truly exceptional stories
From a doctor who traded her practice in Britain to serve at a remote hospital in Sierra Leone to an Old West fanatic and an ex-marine who retrace the footsteps of the legendary Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid across America’s toughest terrains, people around the world are putting aside their fears, taking chances and realizing their greatest dreams.
Invigorating and powerful, Eye Classics share these remarkable stories of personal journeys. Featuring tales of traveling to faraway places and individuals who conquer physical strain and cultural differences to ultimately realize their own strength, Eye Classics books capture the spirit of “living life to the fullest” and will inspire readers to fulfill their own aspirations.
By Sue Riches and Victoria Riches
Foreword by Dawn French
In 1997, 50-year-old cancer survivor Sue Riches and her daughter Victoria joined 18 other women to embark on the world’s first all female expedition to the North Pole. Incredibly intimate, inspirational and often hilarious, Frigid Women traces the team’s incredible journey through the snowy expanses of the world’s most hazardous terrain.
Green Oranges on Lion Mountain
By Emily Joy
When Emily Joy leaves her comfortable life as a doctor in Britain to work at hospital in Sierra Leone for two years, she has no idea of the trials and triumphs ahead. Green Oranges on Lion Mountain follows Emily as she contends with medical supply shortages and invading rebels—and eventually falls in love with the heart and spirit of an amazing community.
Jasmine and Arnica
By Nicola Naylor
Foreword by Kate Adie
In this powerful account, masseuse Nicola Naylor achieves her childhood dream of visiting India—despite being blind and alone. Beautifully written and incredibly sensual, Jasmine and Arnica covers her incredible journey throughout India as she rebuilds her shattered self-confidence, rediscovers her love of writing and explores the wondrous world of holistic therapy.
Riding With Ghosts
By Gwen Maka
As 40-something Gwen Maka makes a solo 4,000 mile bike ride from Seattle to Costa Rica in Riding With Ghosts, she discovers the spectacular landscape and rich history of the American West—and copes with exhaustion, climactic extremes, and dangerous animals—Gwen conjures the spirit and the characters of the explorers, Native Americans and cowboys who came before her.
Riding the Outlaw Trail
By Simon Casson and Richard Adamson
When Simon Casson decides to travel 2,000 miles on horseback to follow the paths of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid—his childhood heroes—he recruits exmarine Richard Jacobson to help him navigate the dangers of the hostile landscapes. Riding the Outlaw Trail offers a vivid and dramatic account of the physical extremes, personality clashes and triumphs of their adventure.
Triumph Around the World
By Robbie Marshall
At age 45, Robbie Marshall decides to trade his loving family and hard-earned career for a motorcycle adventure around the world. Tracing Robbie’s journey of enormous danger, unexpected encounters, wracking loneliness and overwhelming awe, Triumph Around the World is a poignant account of life on the road.
By Niema Ash
Foreword by the Dalai Lama
When Tibet’s borders briefly opened, spiritual leader Niema Ash became one of the first Westerners to ever travel to the troubled and relatively mysterious country. A thoroughly absorbing travelogue, Touching Tibet shares Niema’s encounters with remarkable people, rich traditions and deep spirituality during her visit and gives fresh insight into the heart of Tibet.
Zohra’s Ladder and Other Moroccan Tales
By Pamela Windo
Pamela Windo scheduled a three-month trip to Morocco so she could write somewhere without any distractions—and then ended up moving there for seven years. An enchanting compendium of short stories capturing the sounds, tastes, smells, sights and ambiance of Morocco, Zohra’s Ladder documents a westerner’s love affair with a foreign culture and the beautiful wonders that it offers.