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Rescue-themed bookbox OPEN

I'd like to offer the following books to begin a bookbox with a rescue theme. Its first recipient must be in the U.S. since I'll be using USPS media mail to send it out. All the titles are in new condition; one is a thin hardcover and another is a bound galley. The box will not circle back to me.

The titles are:

Escape, by Perihan Magden, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/10213939. Fiction. "A teenager called Bambi and her single, unstable mother are on the run, fleeing an unknown danger."

The Little Ships: The Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II, by Louise Borden, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11476754. Children's illustrated nonfiction (ages 9+).

A Stolen Life: A Memoir, by Jaycee Dugard, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11296000. Nonfiction, autobiography. "For eighteen years I was a prisoner."

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert, by Marc Aronson, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11427957. YA nonfiction.

Trapped: The 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster, by Karen Tintori, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11295977. Nonfiction, history. "The worst coal mine fire in U.S. history."

Without Looking Back, by Tabitha Suzuma, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11439449. YA fiction. "Just another missing persons poster -- until he realized the face on it was his own."

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I'd like to offer the following books to begin a bookbox with a rescue theme. Its first recipient must be in the U.S. since I'll be using USPS media mail to send it out. All the titles are in new condition; one is a thin hardcover and another is a bound galley. The box will not circle back to me.

The titles are:

Escape, by Perihan Magden, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/10213939. Fiction. "A teenager called Bambi and her single, unstable mother are on the run, fleeing an unknown danger."

The Little Ships: The Heroic Rescue at Dunkirk in World War II, by Louise Borden, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11476754. Children's illustrated nonfiction (ages 9+).

A Stolen Life: A Memoir, by Jaycee Dugard, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11296000. Nonfiction, autobiography. "For eighteen years I was a prisoner."

Trapped: How the World Rescued 33 Miners from 2,000 Feet Below the Chilean Desert, by Marc Aronson, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11427957. YA nonfiction.

Trapped: The 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster, by Karen Tintori, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11295977. Nonfiction, history. "The worst coal mine fire in U.S. history."

Without Looking Back, by Tabitha Suzuma, http://www.bookcrossing.com/journal/11439449. YA fiction. "Just another missing persons poster -- until he realized the face on it was his own."
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I'd be up for this one!
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I'd be up for this one!


Me too: sounds like books I'd like to read. :)

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GoryDetails, shall I send it to you now? I still have your mailing address.
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Sure, fire away!
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The box reached me today - many thanks! Will make my choices and get it moving again soon.
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Put me at the end though so I can read some books to add!
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Sure, I can mail the box to you...but it might take *me* a little while to read something for it. Since I didn't think there was anyone after me, I didn't plan ahead!
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First, an update to the contents list - when I received the box, it did not include The Little Ships, mentioned in the first post; not sure if it was mislaid prior to mailing or if some postal inspector thought it was too tempting, but either way it didn't make the trip. [A pity, as I love the Dunkirk story!]

Anyway, the box went in the mail today, DC # 03103490000122772803; it's smallish, so hopefully it will survive the long trip safely. My choices follow (those who'd rather be surprised, stop reading now):

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I chose the Cherry Mine Disaster book and Without Looking Back, and I added Disasters and Heroic Rescues of California ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11561564/ ), Endurance ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11561562/ ), and Ada Blackjack: A True Story of Survival in the Arctic ( http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11282960/ ). Enjoy!
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I have no idea where it is now. My book piles seem to move when I don't pay attention to them.
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I forgot to journal it earlier, sorry.

I'll look it over (and possibly finish reading one more book) and then get it moving again.

Thanks for including me!
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Sent the box off to oliviapoolside today:

Took out:

Trapped (Chilean miners) and Ada Blackjack

Put in:

Fallen Angels - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11553747
The Zookeeper's Wife - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11622815
Escape - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/11570556

Also still in the box:

Escape (Perihan Magden)
A Stolen Life
Disasters and Heroic Rescues of California
Endurance

(Since the box started out with two different books called Trapped", I thought it was appropriate that it continue its travels with two different books entitled "Escape"!)

Thanks for letting me play!
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Thanks, I am very pleased with the choices. I am currently reading books for it and will have it back out in less than 2 weeks, but.... Is there anyone after me to receive this box??

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