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📒The War At Home ✍ Shawn J. Gourley
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : When your soldier returns home to you, it should be a happy and joyful time. You are glad your spouse is safe and sound back home and can't wait to get your life going again. Everything should be great! But what if the homecoming is anything but great? What if suddenly you can't connect, or you feel worlds apart? What if your vet is no longer interested in going out or being around other people? Maybe your spouse isn't sleeping well, or worse, becoming violent while asleep. Your vet may not be reconnecting with the kids and may seem uninterested in any new additions to the family. What if your spouse gets angry at small things or even becomes violent? What do you do? Do you ignore it and keep thinking it will get better if you give it more time? In February 2003, Shawn Gourley's husband, Justin, returned home from his tour in the Middle East where his ship was deployed to assist Operation Enduring Freedom. Cracks were already showing in his personality, cracks that would widen dramatically into full-on fractures by the time he returned home in June 2004 from his third tour that marked the end of his military career. For the next 4 1/2 years their relationship was very difficult, and at times, downright terrifying for her and the children. It wasn't until January 2009 that Justin was able to get treatment. He was finally diagnosed with PTSD in August 2009. Those are the broad strokes of their story, but the details of how Shawn fought to save her family will leave you transfixed until the end.
📒The War At Home ✍ Stuart A. Kallen
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : Discusses the impact of World War II on life in the United States, including preparations for the war, civil defense, the changing work force, family life, and the end of the war.
📒The War At Home ✍ Rachel Starnes
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : A portrait of the strains of a military marriage and meditation on what it means to be left behind—a brave account of the challenges facing the wife of a Naval fighter pilot. When she fell in love with her brother’s best friend, Rachel Starnes had no idea she was about to repeat a painful family pattern—marrying a man who leaves regularly and for long stretches to work a dangerous job far from home. Through constant relocations, separations, and the crippling doubts of early parenthood, Starnes effortlessly weaves together strands from her past with the relentless pace of Navy life in a time of war. Searingly honest and emotionally unflinching—and at times laugh out loud funny—Starnes eloquently evokes the challenges she faces in trying to find and claim a sense of home while struggling to chart a new path and avoid passing on the same legacy to her two young sons. At once a portrait of the devastating strains that military life puts on families and a meditation on what it means to be left behind, The War at Home is a brave portrait of a modern military family and the realities of separation, endurance, and love that overcomes. “Rachel Starnes’s The War at Home navigates the joys, fears, compromises, and casualties that create the terrain of marriage. And if you are a military spouse, her memoir will reveal thoughts you never even knew you had. This is a wise and fearless book.” —Siobhan Fallon, author of You Know When the Men Are Gone “One of the most honest and genuine memoirs I’ve ever read, as well as one of the most finely written. There’s not a false note in these pages. Rachel Starnes’s story is at once both singular and emblematic. . . . The War at Home is that rare thing: a book about the here and now that promises to last well beyond next month or next year.” —Steve Yarbrough, award-winning author of The Realm of Last Chances and Safe from the Neighbors From the Trade Paperback edition.
📒The War At Home ✍ Daniel Connell
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : Based on interviews collected for the ABC radio program 'The Home Front'.
📒War At Home ✍ Brian Glick
📝War at Home Book Synopsis : This is a must handbook for private study and group discussion by all progressive and radical activists. Today's defense depends on our knowledge of yesterday's repression. The message: the political police haven't forgotten us - we can't afford to forget them and their methods. - Philip Agee, former CIA agent
📒Labor S War At Home ✍ Nelson Lichtenstein
📝Labor S War At Home Book Synopsis : A new edition of a classic book on how World War II changed the face of labor in the US.
📒The War At Home ✍ Bill Nasson
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : The concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War caused thousands of deaths and much suffering. But should the women and children in the camps only be seen as victims, or is there another story to be told? The War at Home tries to do just that.
📒The War At Home Volume Iv ✍ John Connor
📝The War at Home Volume IV Book Synopsis : The War at Home interprets the experience of the Australian people during the Great War in Australia itself, in the politics of war, its economic and social effects, and in the experience of war; what is conventionally called 'social history'. It seeks to show that the war affected many aspects of Australians' lives--and that people's experience of 1914-18 included more than just the war. It also addresses the impact of the war on Australia's culture and artistic responses to the war.This volume draws on the uneven but still substantial body of scholarship that has grown up in the decades since Ernest Scott's official history appeared in 1936, which in turn has largely been founded on an array of sources mainly made available since then. The Bibliographic Essay discusses the secondary literature on which it is based. It also reflects the experience of the years since then. The events of our past change how we understand more distant history. It is impossible now to think of the internment of German Australians without also reflecting on the experiences of those detained in immigration detention camps, to think of the 'battle of Broken Hill' without also thinking of the 'war on terror' pursued from 2001, or to look at Norman Lindsay's posters without recalling the insidious influence of propaganda in the century since.Before understanding the way the Great War affected Australians, we need to acknowledge the texture of life in 1914. Australia before the Great War was, as Michelle Hetherington writes in a survey of the last full year of peace, 'a world of glorious possibilities', in which as a social laboratory of progressive social, industrial and economic legislation it was 'eager to learn, to develop, to dream'. The war would damage that dream, arguably fatallyThe Centenary History of Australia and the Great War Series:Volume 1: Australia and the War in the Air - AvailableVolume 2: The War with the Ottoman Empire - AvailableVolume 3: The War with Germany - AvailableVolume 5: The Australian Imperial Force - April 2016
📒The War At Home ✍ Nora Eisenberg
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : Lucy Lehman grows up in the 1950s Bronx as her father struggles with returning from World War II.
📒The Long Long Trail ✍ Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
📝The Long Long Trail Book Synopsis : In 1917 the Great War rages on, and for the Hunters, their friends and their servants the war is where they live now. David has returned from the Front a shadow of his former self; his sister Diana, newly married, copes with pregnancy alone, her husband at the Front. Aunt Laura, eager for challenge, goes to France with an ambulance; while Beattie struggles to manage war work and household, while racked with her secret guilt and a new threat of exposure. U-boat attacks face Britain with starvation, and with the worsening privation comes a new horror as Germany begins a lethal bombing campaign. But even in the darkest hours of war, new life and new hope can burgeon, with the promise that the future might still hold happiness for them all. The Long, Long Trail is the fourth book in the War at Home series by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles, author of the much-loved Morland Dynasty novels. Set against the real events of 1917, at home and on the front, this is a vivid and rich family drama featuring the Hunter family and their servants.
📒The War At Home ✍ Julie Klam
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : This book details how American civilians supported the efforts of their troops overseas.
📒Vietnam ✍ Thomas Powers
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📒Troubled Hero ✍ Randy Keith Mills
📝Troubled Hero Book Synopsis : The poignant story of a Vietnam veteran's struggle
📒The War At Home ✍ Rena Sanders
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📒The War At Home An Intimate Portrait Of Canada S Poor ✍ Pat Capponi
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📒My War At Home ✍ Masuda Sultan
📝My War at Home Book Synopsis : Born in Kandahar in 1978, Sultan fled to the United States at age five with her family. Raised in Brooklyn and Flushing, Queens, Sultan saw her life change when she was married by arrangement at the young age of seventeen to a virtual stranger fourteen years her senior -- a marriage she struggled to maintain and then hastily fought, eventually (after three years) being granted a divorce. This very divorce would become one of the first in her close-knit Afgan community, where the subject is considered rare and taboo. Sultan went on to graduate from college summa cum laude with a degree in economics, and in July 2001, she returned to Kandahar, to explore her family roots and find herself. There she met her relatives and surveyed the conservative provincial town where she was born. on return visit to afganistan, she discovered the tragic death of her relatives at the hands of American troops and began to seek answers. My War at Home is her memoir of self-discovery, family tradition, and life as a Muslim and feminist with political ideals. It speaks to the younger generation of Muslims in America as they struggle to resolve the ever-present inner conflict about what it means to be an American and a Muslim, while also examining the Muslim-American identity at both personal and political levels.
📒Invincible Vol 19 ✍ Robert Kirkman
📝Invincible Vol 19 Book Synopsis : Angstrom Levy returns to take revenge on Invincible and all those he holds dear. Collects INVINCIBLE #103-108
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📒Guards At The Gate ✍ Terry W. Bettis
📝Guards at the Gate Book Synopsis : Guards at the Gate will take the reader on a fast-paced trip from the thought of our Founding Fathers to the thoughts of today's leaders. The ideas being projected today toward our youth, our families, and our country would literally have the Pilgrims, Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Abraham Lincoln, General Patton, Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan and many more, spinning in a tornado in their graves. If you truly value freedom, if America means to you what it does to me, then Guards at the Gate is the book for you!
📒The War At Home ✍ Connie Jordan Green
📝The War at Home Book Synopsis : Living in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, where her father is involved in a secret government project in the final months of World War II, thirteen-year-old Mattie carries on a constant debate with her twelve-year-old cousin Virgil about the relative merits of boys versus girls.
📒Crime In America ✍ Oliver Trager
📝Crime in America Book Synopsis : Gathers editorials and editorial cartoons from newspapers around the U.S. dealing with the Miranda decision, the Supreme Court, organized and white collar crime, vigilantism, gun control, crime victims, and capital punishment.