5 edition of War from a Distance found in the catalog.
April 15, 2007
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||256|
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War from a Distance tells the stories of four young American teenagers who face family problems, prejudice, peer pressure, and raging hormones against the backdrop of World War II. These young people must make personal, life-changing decisions while contributing to their country's war effort, buying war bonds, collecting scrap metal, and making Author: Therese Marlin.
"War at a Distance moves with impressive sweep between wartimes past and present, from the Revolution and Napoleonic conflicts of two centuries ago to the first and second Gulf Wars.
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From a Distance (Timber Ridge Reflections Book #1) - Kindle edition by Alexander, Tamera. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ a ex-soldier haunted by memories from the war who had become a recluse from society.
There is also a great secondary character in Josiah Birch. I love the way people from 3 different societies mix and /5(). Once Upon a Distance War tells the stories of such young Vietnam war correspondents as Neil Sheehan, Peter Arnett, and David Halberstam, providing a riveting chronicle of high adventure and brutal slapstick, gallantry and cynicism, as well as a vital addition to the history they shaped/5.
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The song was covered a number of times, with the most successful. All that said, this book is a beautiful love story and is also quite funny. It might be weird to admit this but if I recall correctly the book nearly made me cry — seriously. This book may be “about” war, but it is, like most of these books, mostly about people.
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If anyone watches a battlefield of the Civil War from a distance and sees hundreds of thousands of men fighting and dying from both the Union lines and the Confederate lines, they would be intrigued to know what propelled these unflinching and. "War at a Distance moves with impressive sweep between wartimes past and present, from the Revolution and Napoleonic conflicts of two centuries ago to the first and second Gulf Wars.
The book is a stirring and powerful meditation on what it means to live in a time of warAuthor: Mary A. Favret. From a distance he can sense war, the war cry of generals, and their shouting." NET Bible At the sound of the trumpet, it says, 'Aha!' And from a distance it catches the scent of battle, the thunderous shouting of commanders, and the battle cries.
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There are two romances, one straight and one gay and a fast moving story that includes an escape from POW prison, work as a secret agent behind enemy lines, the exploits of a Spitfire pilot and. Timely and thought-provoking,War at a Distanceconsiders how those left on the home front register wars and wartime in their everyday lives, particularly when military conflict remains removed from immediate perception, available only through media forms.
Looking back over two centuries, Mary Favret locates the origins of modern wartime in the Napoleonic era and. Best Non-fiction War Books List of most compelling nonfiction books about war. All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Band of Brothers: E Company, th Regiment, st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest by.
Stephen E. Ambrose. avg rating — 94, ratings. score: 28,Edition 18 – Air War College Senior Developmental Education Distance Learning Student Handbook 5 1. ABOUT THE PROGRAM GENERAL This Student Handbook is designed as a single-source document for establishing policy, guidance, and procedures related to all students participating in Edition 18 of the Air War.That is where I discovered Tamera Alexander and this particular book.
I thoroughly enjoyed "From a Distance." It is the first book I have read by Tamera Alexander, and it will not be the last. As a matter of fact, I have just started the 2nd book in this series, and the third is on my Kindle as a Sample.