The Resource The kindness diaries : one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world, Leon Logothetis

The kindness diaries : one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world, Leon Logothetis

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The kindness diaries : one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world
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The kindness diaries
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one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world
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Leon Logothetis
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eng
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"The incredible journey of one man who sets out to circumnavigate the globe on a vintage motorbike fueled by kindness. Follow the inspirational journey of a former stockbroker who leaves his unfulfilling desk job in search of a meaningful life. He sets out from Los Angeles on a vintage motorbike, determined to circumnavigate the globe surviving only on the kindness of strangers. Incredibly, he makes his way across the U.S., through Europe, India, Cambodia, and Vietnam, and finally to Canada and back to the Hollywood sign, by asking strangers for shelter, food, and gas. Again and again, he's won over by the generosity of humanity, from the homeless man who shares his blanket to the poor farmer who helps him with his broken down bike, and the HIV-positive mother who takes him in and feeds him. At each stop, he finds a way to give back to these unsuspecting Good Samaritans in life-changing ways, by rebuilding their homes, paying for their schooling, and leaving behind gifts big and small. The Kindness Diaries will introduce you to a world of adventure, renew your faith in the bonds that connect people, and inspire you to accept and generate kindness in your own life"--
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Title
The kindness diaries
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Tired of his disconnected life and uninspiring job, Englishman Leon Logothetis leaves it all behind - job, money, home, even his cell phone - and hits the road with nothing but the clothes on his back and five dollars in his pocket. His journey from Times Square to the Hollywood sign relying on the kindness of strangers and the serendipity of the open road, inspire a dramatic and life changing transformation
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910.4/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
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Index
no index present
LC call number
E169.Z83
LC item number
L64 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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one mans epic quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world
The kindness diaries : one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world, Leon Logothetis
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The kindness diaries : one man's quest to ignite goodwill and transform lives around the world, Leon Logothetis
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Originally published under title: Amazing adventures of a nobody. Bettie Youngs, ©2011
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24 cm
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Extent
248 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781621451914
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(hardback)
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2014033448
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