(PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson


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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson Hmmm I'm conflicted about this true story of Alison Thompson and her commitment to disaster volunteering On one hand this is a remarkable tale

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    Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download Download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Alison Thompson Summary The Third Wave I was really esxcited for this book but finished it feeling a little disappointed There were some really good anecdotal stories but overall I was just left feeling that it was very chronologicaleg we did thisand then this and then thisI am amazed at all of the wonderful work the author did However I was a little put off by the fact that she was constantly asking for donations While I understand it to a point there was ju

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download Summary The Third Wave DisappointingThe author very clearly did some incredible things but the book reads like a set of notes than a cohesive story I don't know how much work was done by Thompson and how much was done by her ghostwriter but somebody wasn't picking up the slackIt would have been a stronger book if she had narrowed the scope of her focus The end which was about her relief efforts in Haiti was rushed and gave no sense

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson “We simply felt that we could not leave these people while they were still in so much need I knew that my landlord in New York would be freaking out about my unpaid rent” Wait what? It’s clearly a wonderful selfless thing the author did in Sri Lanka I think what bothers me is that through the book she wonders why help isn’

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    Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson I really wanted to like this book The story itself is amazing and honestly inspiring Imagine dropping everything and going to volunteer for months on the opposite side of the world so many unimaginable challenges

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson Well I don't really agree with her outlook on volunteering it was so idealized and so was the way she wrote about her own experiences

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson Download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Alison Thompson Summary The Third Wave I won this book in a Goodreads First Reads GiveawayIt took a long time to decide what rating to give it I kept going back and forth between 2 and 3 stars Here are some of the things I really didn't like about it 1 I HATE the cover The 230 page book is 150 pages of writing about her work in Sri Lanka after the 2004 tsunami 40 pages of writing about volunteering at ground zero after 911 20 pages of writing about her work in Haiti

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    Summary The Third Wave Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson I was chosen to receive this book for free through Goodreads First Reads Thank YouYou have to hate when you go on vacation and forget to bring along the book you are currently reading This review would have been shared much sooner if I hadn’t left the book behind Can you believe my husband wouldn’t turn around and drive home to get it? Alison Thompson is a true inspiration The fact that she was willing t

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    Summary The Third Wave Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson So much to say about this one Told in three parts centered around three catastrophes the Australian born author starts the book right in the middle of the 911 tragedy Literally the book opens with her describing her rollerblading from her apartment straight to Ground Zero drawn to help in any way she can She leaves her rollerblades by a wall just off the West Side Highway demands a pet store clerk surrender his shoes to her and ar

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    (PDF/EPUB) [The Third Wave] ´ Alison Thompson I was hooked from the first few pages when Alison describes how she rushed down to Ground Zero shortly after it happened I actually had tears in my eyes while I was reading her descriptions It may have been an emotional day for me or

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Summary The Third Wave

Summary µ The Third Wave Download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Alison Thompson Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download D go wherever she was needed Thompson headed to Sri Lanka Along with a small team of volunteers she settled in a coastal town that had been hit especially hard and began tending to people’s injuries giving out food and water playing games with the children collecting dead bodies and helping rebuild the local school and homes that had been destroyed Thompson had intended to stay for two weeks; she ended up staying for fourteen months She and her team helped start new businesses and set up the first tsunami early warning center in Sri Lanka which continues to save lives today  The Third Wave tells the inspiring story of how volunteering. We simply felt that we could not leave these people while they were still in so much need I knew that my landlord in New York would be freaking out about my unpaid rent Wait what It s clearly a wonderful selfless thing the author did in Sri Lanka I think what bothers me is that through the book she wonders why help isn t coming and seems to lay guilt on the reader Well most people just don t up and leave their responsibilities like their rentAlso strange to me she s a nurse s aide investment banker and a math teacherA few times in the book she calls herself a nurse when in fact she is not I was grateful for my nurse s training I announced in my most assertive voice I am a nurse and I have no shoes You are not a nurseHer lack of emotional expression is disturbing Had she

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Summary µ The Third Wave Download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Alison Thompson Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download Alison Thompson a filmmaker living in New York City was enjoying Christmas with her boyfriend in 2004 when she saw the news reports online a 93 magnitude earthuake had struck the sea near Indonesia triggering a massive tsunami that hit much of southern Asia As she watched the death toll climb Thompson had one thought She had to go help A few years earlier she had spent eight months volunteering at Ground Zero after 911 She’d learned then that when disaster strikes it’s not just the firemen and Red Cross who are needed every single person can make a difference  With 300 in cash some basic medical supplies and a vague idea that she’. DisappointingThe author very clearly did some incredible things but the book reads like a set of notes than a cohesive story I don t know how much work was done by Thompson and how much was done by her ghostwriter but somebody wasn t picking up the slackIt would have been a stronger book if she had narrowed the scope of her focus The end which was about her relief efforts in Haiti was rushed and gave no sense of any individuals there and the sections about Sri Lanka the bulk of the book tried to cover so much material that everything felt thin and unsubstantiated I would have loved to get a deeper understanding of individual stories of some of the people they were trying to help but that was generally limited to one paragraph sketches and then on to the next personI guess overall it just feltlazy Like n

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Summary µ The Third Wave Download ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ¼ Alison Thompson Alison Thompson ¼ 9 Download Changed Thompson’s life It begins with her first real introduction to disaster relief after 911 and ends with her recent efforts in Haiti where she has helped create and run with Sean Penn an internally displaced person camp and field hospital for than 65000 Haitians who lost their homes in the 2010 earthuake In The Third Wave Thompson provides an invaluable inside glimpse into what really happens on the ground after a disaster and a road map for what anyone can do to help As Alison Thompson shows with some resilience a healthy sense of humor and the desire to make a difference we all have what it takes to change the world for the bett. So much to say about this one Told in three parts centered around three catastrophes the Australian born author starts the book right in the middle of the 911 tragedy Literally the book opens with her describing her rollerblading from her apartment straight to Ground Zero drawn to help in any way she can She leaves her rollerblades by a wall just off the West Side Highway demands a pet store clerk surrender his shoes to her and armed with nothing but a first aid kit a small bottle of Chanel No 5 to dab under her nose to mask the scent of death something that comes up often and an old 8mm camera is among the first civilian volunteers at Ground Zero She spends four straight days in makeshift first aid stations first directly on the site then at a demolished bar a couple of blocks away tending to the raw ph

  • Hardcover
  • 240
  • The Third Wave
  • Alison Thompson
  • English
  • 26 June 2020
  • 9780385529167