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Colin Beavan - Jedburgh-művelet
"A ​D-nap előtt háromszáz fiatal amerikai, brit és francia katona - egytől egyig önkéntes - ugrott le ejtőernyővel Franciaországban mélyen az ellenséges vonalak mögött. A szorongatott francia ellenállással együttműködve a "Jedek" gyors és döbbenetesen hatékony gerillahadjáratba kezdtek a német hadigépezet védtelen pontjai ellen. Colin Beavan, akinek a nagyapja segítséget nyújtott az OSS-nek a Jedburgh-művelet koordinálásában, többtucatnyi interjút készített a túlélő "Jedek"-kel és családtagjaikkal, hogy elmesélje ezeknek a fékezhetetlen fenegyerekeknek és kalandoroknak a hihetetlen történetét, akik végrehajtották Amerika első különleges bevetéseit - és örökre megváltoztatták az amerikai hadviselést."

Colin Beavan - No ​Impact Man
Colin ​Beavan: No Impact Man - The Adventures of a Guilty Liberal Who Attempts to Save the Planet, and the Discoveries He Makes About Himself and Our Way of Life in the Process Is it really possible to live eco-effectively? With No Impact Man, Colin Beavan tries to find out. He swears off plastic, goes organic, becomes a bicycle nut, turns of his power, and generally tries to save the planet from environmental catastrophe while dragging his young daughter and his Prada-wearing wife along for the ride. He is No Impact Man, and this is his adventure: the surprising, delightful, deeply affecting stroy of one man's decision to put his money where his mouth is and make zero net impact on the environment while trying to live an everyday life - in New York City, no less. That means no trash, no toxins in the water, no elevators, no subways, no products in packaging, no air-conditioning, no television, no toilet paper... What is it like to live a no-impact lifestyle? Can it catch on? Is it satisfying, or exasperating, to live this way? Are we all doomed to be conspicuous consumers, or can our society reduce the barriers to sustainable living so it becomes as easy as unscrewing a lightbulb? These are questions at the heart of this whole mad endeavor, and Colin Beavan hopes to show the rest of us that no-impact living is worthwhile - and richer, fuller, and more satisfying in the bargain. Colin Beavan posts regularly at www.noimpactman.com. He lives in a ninth-floor apartment in New York City.

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