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War in America.
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A dystopian vision of a future United States undone by civil war and plague. El Akkad’s debut novel is set during the tail end of the 21st century, with the North and South at it again. Southern states have taken up arms to protest a Northern ban on fossil fuels, and the war-torn secessionist “Mag” (Mississippi, Alabama, and Georgia) has. THE CIVIL WAR: The Civil War's BLACK SOLDIERS: The Civil War's COMMON SOLDIER: Life in CIVIL WAR AMERICA: The Prison Camp at ANDERSONVILLE: The Campaign to APPOMATTOX: The Campaign for ATLANTA: The Battle of CHANCELLORSVILLE: The Battles for CHATTANOOGA: The Battle of CHICKAMAUGA: The Battle of COLD HARBOR: Fort Pulaski and the DEFENSE OF.
American War: A Novel is not a bad novel, and many readers may like it, but in the end its flaws overpower any of its strengths. Jake Bible is a prolific author of YA and adult novels and short fiction in horror, action/thriller, and science fiction, as well as . The American War he creates is an unsettling amalgam of 19th-century hatred and 21st-century technology: the War Between the States amplified by the wonders of .
The book’s author, Omar El Akkad, was born in Egypt and covered the war in Afghanistan, the Arab Spring, and the Ferguson protest as a journalist for Canada’s Globe and : Robin Wright. Race and America’s Long War examines the relationship between war, politics, police power, and the changing contours of race and racism in the contemporary United States. Nikhil Pal Singh argues that the United States’ pursuit of war since the September 11 terrorist attacks has reanimated a longer history of imperial statecraft that.
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Battlefield America: The War on the American People is constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead’s terrifying portrait of a nation at war with itself. In exchange for safe schools and lower crime rates, we have opened the doors to militarized police, zero tolerance policies in schools, and SWAT team raids.
The insidious shift was so subtle /5(). In Jezebel’s War With America my friend Michael L. Brown explores how spiritual elements are at play—powerful forces that can impact individuals, communities, and nations.
Brown’s compelling theological view gives us all a great deal to consider when it comes to truly living our faith out more fully and paving a positive path forward."/5(98). An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly weapons upon itself Sarat Chestnut, born in Louisiana, is only six when the Second American Civil War breaks out in /5.
America’s participation in the war, unlike its involvement in the Second World War, was short and belated: The nation declared war in Apriltwo and a half years into the conflict, and took.
The Plot Against America is a novel by Philip Roth published in It is an alternative history in which Franklin D. Roosevelt is defeated in the presidential election of by Charles novel follows the fortunes of the Roth family during the Lindbergh presidency, as antisemitism becomes more accepted in American life and Jewish-American families like the Roths are persecuted Author: Philip Roth.
AMERICAN WAR By Omar El Akkad pages. Knopf. $ Omar El Akkad’s debut novel, “American War,” is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to.
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle • NPR • GQ • Esquire • The Guardian • The Austin Chronicle • PopSugar • Paste Magazine An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle—a story that asks what might /5(7).
• American War is published by Picador. To order a copy for £ (RRP £) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10, online orders only. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.
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“The world must be made safe for democracy,” Woodrow Wilson declared a century ago, as he led the nation into war. World War I and America: Told by the Americans Who Lived It brings together pieces that tell the vivid.
American War serves as a meditation on the nature of the U.S. Civil War, which took place between andalthough the inciting factors in El Akkad's second, fictional conflict are.
This book reminds us how and why these monuments remain flashpoints of political controversy."--Nina Silber, Boston University "This long-awaited and much-needed book is the first synthetic study of U.S.
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War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar & Peace Writing Edited by Lawrence Rosenwald “Conventional wisdom says that the voices of peace are inevitably drowned out by the trumpets of war, but this volume suggests otherwise.
A Fictional (So Far) History of the Second American Civil War. By Justin Cronin. Ap and the thing that’s most unsettling about the book.
America is not Iraq or Syria, but it’s Author: Justin Cronin. ***News Release*** Dr. Michael L. Brown Explores How Spirit of Jezebel Lives On and Is at War with America and the Church New Book, ‘Jezebel’s War with America,’ Reveals How Her Spirit Is at Work in the 21st Century Through Sexual Immorality, Abortion, Radical Feminism, and Even the Fascination with Witchcraft and Sorcery NEW YORK—The biblical figure Jezebel died 3, years ago, but.
The True Story Behind 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' The Book that Rocked Pre-Civil War America. Shortlisted for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize A Globe and Mail Best Book A New York Times Notable Book of the Year A Quill & Quire Best Book of An audacious and powerful debut novel: a second American Civil War, a devastating plague, and one family caught deep in the middle -- a story that asks what might happen if America were to turn its most devastating policies and deadly /5().
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$ North America. Worldwide. Delivery Options. see all. Free Shipping. Free In-store Pickup. Show only. see all. Anderson (History/Univ. of Colorado; The Dominion of War, Jan. ), the world’s leading living authority on the conflict better known as the French and Indian War, depicts the clash of three empires: the French, the English and the Iroquois.
So long as the Iroquois were able to control the Ohio River Valley and keep English settlers and Author: Fred Anderson. The War That Made America by Fred Anderson could just as easily been subtitled "Everything You Wanted To Know About The French And Indian War But Were Afraid To Ask." Indeed, though the actual subtitle calls the book “A Short History of the French and Indian War,” it is a pretty thorough one that is both well-written and well-researched.
The globe's first true world war comes vividly to life in this "rich, cautionary tale" (The New York Times Book Review) The French and Indian War -the North American phase of a far larger conflagration, the Seven Years' War-remains one of the most important, and yet misunderstood, episodes in American history/5(10).Read this book on Questia.
In Abraham Lincoln and Civil War America, historian William Gienapp provides a remarkably concise, up-to-date, and vibrant biography of the most revered figure in .