West by Sea (Paperback)

A Treasure Hunt That Spans the Globe

By Edward Beale, Michelle Beale

Expeditionaire, 9780692383100, 146pp.

Publication Date: February 18, 2016

List Price: 29.95*
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Spend 105 days with Michelle and travel around the world in the pages of this award-winning travelogue. You will visit exotic ports across six continents on a vicarious voyage of discovery and adventure. Take some extra time to decode the puzzles and locate a secret stone, or just enjoy the hundreds of photographs and inspiring quotes. As you follow her journey, let Michelle inspire you to follow your dreams.
AwardsReader Views Literary Awards 2016-2017; First Place, Travel, 10 March 2017. 13th Annual Best Book Awards; Finalist, best interior design, 4 December 2016. 2016 Foreword INDIES Awards; Finalist, Travel, 15 March 2017. 2017 Independent Publisher IPPY; Nominee, Travel & Memoir, 1 April 2017.

About the Author

Michelle was diagnosed with brain cancer in early 2006. She has battled an invasive Grade III tumor through three craniotomies, experimental proton radiation, and chemotherapy. A life-long aviation enthusiast, Michelle completed a dual bachelors degree in Aeronautics and Management. She worked in Tower One of the World Trade Center in NYC, and as Program Manager for the U. S. Coast Guard Academy's Institute for Leadership. Edward loves puzzles, codes, ciphers, and travel. He finished service in the United States Coast Guard after two decades as a shipboard deck watch officer, rescue helicopter pilot, polar science operations senior aviator, and academic dean at the USCG Leadership Development Center. Ed speaks regularly to motivate and inspire positive corporate culture.