Podcast: Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen on their Involvement in the Thai Cave Rescue

Podcast: Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen on their Involvement in the Thai Cave Rescue

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Richard Harris and Craig Challen talk to Cheryl Akle about their involvement in the rescue of the Wild Boars soccer team from the Thai cave, and the book they’ve written about the experience, Against All Odds.

About the authors:

Richard ‘Harry’ Harris SC OAM is an Australian anaesthetist and cave diver who played a crucial role in the Tham Luang cave rescue. He and Craig Challen were jointly awarded 2019 Australian of the Year as a result of that rescue.

Craig Challen SC OAM is an Australian veterinary surgeon, technical diver and cave explorer. He was the recipient of the Oztek 2009 Diver of the Year award for his services to caving, and was jointly awarded 2019 Australian of the Year.

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Compulsive, Fascinating, Highly Recommended: Read an Extract From Against All Odds by Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen

Review | Extract

13 November 2019

Compulsive, Fascinating, Highly Recommended: Read an Extract From Against All Odds by Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen

    Absolutely Riveting: Read a Review of Against All Odds by Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen

    Review | Our Review

    11 November 2019

    Absolutely Riveting: Read a Review of Against All Odds by Dr Richard Harris and Dr Craig Challen

      Publisher details

      Against All Odds
      Author
      Danielle Steel
      Publisher
      Pan Macmillan
      Genre
      Fiction
      Released
      26 April, 2017

      Synopsis

      Kate Madison's stylish second-hand clothing shop has been a big success in New York, supporting her and her four kids since her husband's untimely death. Now her children have grown up, they are ready to forge lives of their own. They all choose to play against the odds, much to their mother's dismay.Isabelle, a dedicated attorney, is in line to make partner at her Wall Street firm, when she falls for a client she represents in a criminal case. She tells herself she can make a life with him - but can she? Julie, a young designer, meets a man who seems too good to be true and falls under his spell. She marries him quickly, gives up her job, moves to LA to be at his side - is all what it seems? Justin is a struggling writer who pushes for children with his partner before they're financially or emotionally ready. Will the strain on the relationship take too high a toll? Willie, the youngest, a tech expert, makes a choice that shocks them all, with a woman fifteen years older.Kate - loving, supportive and outspoken - can't keep her children from playing against the odds.Can the odds be beaten?About the AuthorDanielle Steel has been hailed as one of the world's most popular authors, with nearly a billion copies of her novels sold. Her many international bestsellers includeProperty of a Noblewoman, Blue, Precious Gifts, Undercover, The Apartment, Prodigal Son, Pegasus, A Perfect Life and other highly acclaimed novels. She is also the author of His Bright Light, the story of her son Nick Traina's life and death; A Gift of Hope, a memoir of her work with the homeless; and the children's books Pretty Minnie in Paris and Pretty Minnie in Hollywood.
      Craig Challen
      About the author

      Craig Challen

      Craig Challen SC OAM is an Australian veterinary surgeon, technical diver and cave explorer. He was the recipient of the Oztek 2009 Diver of the Year award for his services to caving, and was jointly awarded 2019 Australian of the Year.

      Books by Craig Challen

      Richard Harris
      About the author

      Richard Harris

      Richard ‘Harry’ Harris SC OAM is an Australian anaesthetist and cave diver who played a crucial role in the Tham Luang cave rescue. He and Craig Challen were jointly awarded 2019 Australian of the Year as a result of that rescue.

      Books by Richard Harris

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