In The Country We Love
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📒In The Country We Love ✍ Diane Guerrero
✏In the Country We Love Book Summary : The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents were detained and deported while she was at school. Born in the U.S., Guerrero was able to remain in the country and continue her education, depending on the kindness of family friends who took her in and helped her build a life and a successful acting career for herself, without the support system of her family. In the Country We Love is a moving, heartbreaking story of one woman's extraordinary resilience in the face of the nightmarish struggles of undocumented residents in this country. There are over 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the US, many of whom have citizen children, whose lives here are just as precarious, and whose stories haven't been told. Written with bestselling author Michelle Burford, this memoir is a tale of personal triumph that also casts a much-needed light on the fears that haunt the daily existence of families likes the author's and on a system that fails them over and over.
📒North Korea ✍ Loretta Napoleoni
✏North Korea Book Summary : In her characteristically direct approach, political analyst Loretta Napoleoni takes on the vexed story of North Korea for those of us in the West who remain blinded by its myths and bigotry. This short, informative book is an account of a country central to world politics and yet little understood.
📒Powerful Prayers For Troubled Times ✍ Stormie Omartian
✏Powerful Prayers for Troubled Times Book Summary : In this easy-to-carry pocket book, Stormie tackles genuine questions about praying for our country. She offers sample prayers you can use to pray for government and community leaders, the heroic men and women who protect us (police officers, firefighters, soldiers), and the welfare and healing of our nation.
📒Historic Documents Of 2017 ✍ Heather Kerrigan
✏Historic Documents of 2017 Book Summary : For more than 45 years, the Historic Documents series has made primary source research easy by presenting excerpts from documents on the important events of each year for the United States and the world. Each volume includes approximately 60 events with well over 100 documents from the previous year, from official or other influential reports and surveys, to speeches from leaders and opinion makers, to court cases, legislation, testimony, and much more. Historic Documents is renowned for the well-written and informative background, history, and context it provides for each document. Each volume begins with an insightful essay that sets the year’s events in context, and each document or group of documents is preceded by a comprehensive introduction that provides background information on the event. Full-source citations are provided. Readers have easy access to material through a detailed, thematic table of contents, and each event includes references to related coverage and documents from the last ten editions of the series. Events covered in the 2017 Edition include: The intricacies of the new presidential administration of Donald Trump Russian involvement in the U.S. presidential election U.S. and global policies on immigration and refugees Landmark Supreme Court rulings on gerrymandering and state grant money for parochial schools, and the appointment of Neil Gorsuch Global warming and climate change agreements and policies European elections, including those in the UK, France, and Germany Outcomes of the G-20 Summit North Korea and international calls to action Volumes in this series dating back to 1972 are available as online editions on SAGE Knowledge.
📒The Duty Objects And Offices Of The Love Of Our Country ✍ George Fothergill
✏The Duty Objects and Offices of the Love of Our Country Book Summary :
✏Congressional Record V 152 PT 7 May 18 2006 to May 26 2006 Book Summary : The Congressional Record contains the proceedings and debates of each Congressional session in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Arranged in calendar order, each volume includes the exact text of everything that was said and includes members' remarks.
📒Daily Dose Of Dogs Aka Cats With Your Coffee ✍ Chrystal Parker
✏Daily Dose of Dogs Aka Cats with Your Coffee Book Summary : This is, first and foremost, a book about private animal rescue. The stories are true. As a result, these pages are filled with sadness and joy, loss and hope, heartbreak and compassion. Within the stories, personalities emerge, and the love affair between author and animal is apparent. During the course of one year, the author blogs the stories from her past alongside the rescues that occur in real time. Along the way, she discovers a growing support system in the blogosphere. Those connections offer not only emotional succor but also very tangible aid. The world of private animal rescue is candidly revealed in a series of short vignettes.
📒I Love Horses And Tractors ✍ Jo Ann Salness Byars
✏I Love Horses and Tractors Book Summary : Survival, horses, wild life, farm life and farm humor. This book is a look at the adventures and stories of a city girl becoming a country girl and many of the lessons she and her husband learn along the way. It is filled with stories of the animals they love, the wild life they find and the challenges that just happen on a daily basis. From the eagle they saved, the cat that adopts them, the funny things that horses do, saving a cow in birth, the agony of trying to save a horse that colics and the countless things that have to be fixed as they live in the country. This is a story of retirement as they learn, adapt and overcome obstacles in their transition to country life.
📒Make The Right Move Now Your Personal Relocation Guide ✍ Barbara Brady
✏Make the Right Move Now Your Personal Relocation Guide Book Summary : Make the Right Move Now: Your Personal Relocation Guide is a practical and interactive workbook designed to give you or you and your partner the clarity and confidence you need to find and move to your ideal place now. Through a complete step-by-step process, you will be able to: * take an assessment to see if a move is right for you now * Get clear on what you specifically want in your ideal location * Recognize and work through any fears that may be keeping you from moving * Learn how to find the right city or area for you * Decide among two or more "ideal" spots * Create a relocation plan that fits your needs * Glean wisdom from the stories and advice of others who've relocated successfully.
📒My Promised Land ✍ Ari Shavit
✏My Promised Land Book Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking From Beirut to Jerusalem has a book captured the essence and the beating heart of the Middle East as keenly and dynamically as My Promised Land. Facing unprecedented internal and external pressures, Israel today is at a moment of existential crisis. Ari Shavit draws on interviews, historical documents, private diaries, and letters, as well as his own family’s story, illuminating the pivotal moments of the Zionist century to tell a riveting narrative that is larger than the sum of its parts: both personal and national, both deeply human and of profound historical dimension. We meet Shavit’s great-grandfather, a British Zionist who in 1897 visited the Holy Land on a Thomas Cook tour and understood that it was the way of the future for his people; the idealist young farmer who bought land from his Arab neighbor in the 1920s to grow the Jaffa oranges that would create Palestine’s booming economy; the visionary youth group leader who, in the 1940s, transformed Masada from the neglected ruins of an extremist sect into a powerful symbol for Zionism; the Palestinian who as a young man in 1948 was driven with his family from his home during the expulsion from Lydda; the immigrant orphans of Europe’s Holocaust, who took on menial work and focused on raising their children to become the leaders of the new state; the pragmatic engineer who was instrumental in developing Israel’s nuclear program in the 1960s, in the only interview he ever gave; the zealous religious Zionists who started the settler movement in the 1970s; the dot-com entrepreneurs and young men and women behind Tel-Aviv’s booming club scene; and today’s architects of Israel’s foreign policy with Iran, whose nuclear threat looms ominously over the tiny country. As it examines the complexities and contradictions of the Israeli condition, My Promised Land asks difficult but important questions: Why did Israel come to be? How did it come to be? Can Israel survive? Culminating with an analysis of the issues and threats that Israel is currently facing, My Promised Land uses the defining events of the past to shed new light on the present. The result is a landmark portrait of a small, vibrant country living on the edge, whose identity and presence play a crucial role in today’s global political landscape. Praise for My Promised Land “This book will sweep you up in its narrative force and not let go of you until it is done. [Shavit’s] accomplishment is so unlikely, so total . . . that it makes you believe anything is possible, even, God help us, peace in the Middle East.”—Simon Schama, Financial Times “[A] must-read book.”—Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times “Important and powerful . . . the least tendentious book about Israel I have ever read.”—Leon Wieseltier, The New York Times Book Review “Spellbinding . . . Shavit’s prophetic voice carries lessons that all sides need to hear.”—The Economist “One of the most nuanced and challenging books written on Israel in years.”—The Wall Street Journal