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They Came to Help Us

By Lynn Whyte-Heath
  • Writer : Lynn Whyte-Heath
  • Isbn : 1499096674
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Number of Pages : 156
  • Category : Fiction
  • Review Counts : 477
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Aged thirty-five, Charlotte had led an idealistic lifestyle under the regime of the Martians who came to Earth to save us from self-destruction in the year 2015. On the birth of her second daughter Holly, Charlotte began to realize that all was not has it appeared. There had been a price for the help the Martians had given. Was the cost too high? Having being kept in the dark for thirty-five years, she was now on a mission to complete her education, fighting against her family’s advice and her own emotions. Is she endangering herself and others? Does she have the strength to overcome her mental demons? Or will she turn a blind eye and allow them to deceive many mothers without their consent? Just because our (predominantly male) government had made an agreement.

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  • Pdf File: the-morning-they-came-for-us.pdf

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A New York Post Best Book of 2016 Winner of the 2016 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award Winner of the 2016 Hay Festival Medal for Prose "Destined to become a classic." —Lisa Shea, Elle A masterpiece of war reportage, The Morning They Came for Us bears witness to one of the most brutal internecine conflicts in recent history. Drawing from years of experience covering Syria for Vanity Fair, Newsweek, and the front page of the New York Times, award-winning journalist Janine di Giovanni chronicles a nation on the brink of disintegration, all written through the perspective of ordinary people. With a new epilogue, what emerges is an unflinching picture of the horrific consequences of armed conflict, one that charts an apocalyptic but at times tender story of life in a jihadist war zone. The result is an unforgettable testament to resilience in the face of nihilistic human debasement.

Deep Cover

By Brian Garfield
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  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Isbn Code : 1453237682
  • Number of Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 628
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A Soviet spymaster launches an audacious plan against the American military The KGB calls it Amergrad. Buried deep in Siberia, just a few hundred miles from the Chinese border, it’s the most tightly guarded secret in the Soviet Union. Away from the frigid tundra, behind wall after wall of barbed-wire fence, is a perfectly ordinary small American city. It has gas stations, diners, movie theaters, and more cars than all of Leningrad. The residents speak English at all times, observing every custom of American life until it becomes second nature. When they graduate, they move to Tucson. Two decades later, Tucson is the center of the American military-industrial complex, and graduates of Amergrad are in positions of power at every level. These perfect Soviet spies hold the keys to the American nuclear array, and their mission is about to begin.

Once Upon a Time in Russia and the United States

By Serguei Blinov
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn Code : 1491714964
  • Number of Pages : 836
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 705
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Author Serguei Blinov grew up in the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics as the son of an engineer and a high school history teacher. Early on in life, he set his sights on becoming a medical doctor. He also met the love of his life, Lioudmila Vertiasheva. She graduated before him as a pediatric medical doctor before getting a job at a maternity hospital. Soon thereafter, Blinov also found himself working in medicine. In this, his memoir, Blinov recalls the hard work it took for him to succeed, the good times, and the bad—as well as what led him and his family to the United States of America. His honest assessment of life in both the Soviet Union and the United States showcases cultural differences and the positives and negatives of communism and capitalism. If you’re interested in learning more about the former Soviet Union and what life there was really like, this personal narrative offers firsthand accounts of villages, agriculture, the educational system, and everyday life. What’s more, Blinov relives his experiences from his first memory to the present, recounting in great detail each event that shaped him into the man he is today.

Trials and Triumphs of Faith

By Mary Cole
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 239
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 384
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"Trials and Triumphs of Faith" by Mary Cole. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Warren Commission Report: The Official Report on the Assassination of President Kennedy

By President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy,U.S. Government
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 10357
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reviews : 704
  • Pdf File: the-warren-commission-report.pdf

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Warren Commission Report is the result of the investigation regarding the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. The U.S. Congress passed Senate Joint Resolution 137 authorizing the Presidential appointed Commission to report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, mandating the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of evidence. After eleven months of the investigation the Commission presented its findings in 888-page final report. The key findings presented in this report were that President Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, that Oswald acted entirely alone and that Jack Ruby also acted alone when he killed Oswald two days later. The Commission's findings have proven controversial and have been both challenged and supported by later studies.

The Warren Commission Report

By President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy,U.S. Government
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 10357
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reviews : 559
  • Pdf File: the-warren-commission-report.pdf

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Warren Commission Report is the result of the investigation regarding the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. The U.S. Congress passed Senate Joint Resolution 137 authorizing the Presidential appointed Commission to report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, mandating the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of evidence. After eleven months of the investigation the Commission presented its findings in 888-page final report. The key findings presented in this report were that President Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, that Oswald acted entirely alone and that Jack Ruby also acted alone when he killed Oswald two days later. The Commission's findings have proven controversial and have been both challenged and supported by later studies.

Liberty and Conscience

By Peter Brock
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  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Isbn Code : 9780198034476
  • Number of Pages : 208
  • Category : History
  • Reviews : 765
  • Pdf File: liberty-and-conscience.pdf

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Although the act of conscientious objection entered modern consciousness most strikingly as a result of the Vietnam War, Americans have long struggled to reconcile their politics, pacifist beliefs, and compulsory military service. While conscientious objection in the twentieth century has been well documented, there has been surprisingly little study of its long history in America's early conflicts, defined as these have been by accounts of patriotism and nation-building. In fact, during the period of conscription from the late 1650s to the end of the Civil War, many North Americans refused military service on grounds of conscience. In this volume, Peter Brock, one of the foremost historians of American pacifism, seeks to remedy this oversight by presenting a rich and varied collection of documents, many drawn from obscure sources, that shed new light on American religious and military history. These include legal findings, church and meeting proceedings, appeals by nonconformists to government authorities, and illuminating excerpts from personal journals. These accounts contain many poignant, often painful, and sometimes even humorous episodes that offer glimpses into the lives of conscientious objectors of the era. One of the most striking features to emerge from these documents is the critical role of religion in the history of American pacifism. Brock finds that virtually all who refused military service in this period were inspired by religious convictions, with Quakers frequently the most ardent dissenters. In the antebellum period, however, the pacifist spectrum expanded to include nonsectarians such as the famous abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, founder of the New England Non-Resistance Society. A dramatic, powerful portrait of early American pacifism, Liberty and Conscience presents not only the thought and practice of the objectors themselves, but also the response of the authorities and the general public.

Status of Females in Rural China

By Women's Rights in China
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  • Publisher : Women's Rights in China
  • Isbn Code : 099949631X
  • Number of Pages : 315
  • Category : History
  • Reviews : 554
  • Pdf File: status-of-females-in-rural-china.pdf

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The Chinese government, in the name of the state, has carried out an anti-human massacre plan with the largest scale, the largest number of murders, the worst torture and the deepest harm in human history, which is the root of depriving Chinese women and children of their basic rights and interests. The abduction and trafficking of children, the gender imbalance, the aging society, and the upbringing problems among families, derived from the One Child policy, have caused serious social problems, even immeasurable disasters. The 5 main projects of WRIC include anti-forced abortion, helping child brides, anti-trafficking activities, support abandoned girls, and assist the rural baby girls. This book features more than 300 pictures, which all of them were taken by WRIC volunteers along with their true stories that show the reality of rural women's lives in China. For this, our volunteers were jailed and given different sentences. If you research China's One Child Policy and statuses of women and children in rural China, this book will tell you more details about the reality of 800 million people living in the countrysides.