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Joker One: A Marine Platoon's Story of Courage, Leadership, and Brotherhood
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ean: 9781400110742, isbn: 1400110742,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 119 reviews
When Donovan Campbell's platoon deployed to Ramadi in the spring of 2004, they believed they'd be spending most of their time building schools, training police, and making friends with the citizens. But shortly after arriving, when Campbell awoke to the chilling cry of ''Jihad, Jihad, Jihad!'' echoing from minaret to minaret across the city, he knew they had an altogether different situation on their hands.For nearly the entire day, Joker-One-the forty-man infantry platoon that Campbell was
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity
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ean: 9781452650425, isbn: 145265042X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish-now known simply as the ''Gaza doctor''-captured hearts and headlines around the world in the aftermath of horrific tragedy: On January 16, 2009, Israeli shells hit his home in the Gaza Strip, killing three of his daughters and his niece.By turns inspiring and heartbreaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is Abuelaish's account of an extraordinary life. A Palestinian doctor with a degree from Harvard who was born and raised in a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip
City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death, and the Search for Truth in Tehran
4.1 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Ramita Navai gives voice to ordinary Iranians forced to live extraordinary lives: the porn star, the aging socialite, the assassin and enemy of the state who ends up working for the Republic, the dutiful housewife who files for divorce, and the old-time thug running a gambling den. In today's Tehran, intrigues abound and survival depends on an intricate network of falsehoods: mullahs visit prostitutes, local mosques train barely pubescent boys in crowd-control tactics, and cosmetic surgeons
Alexander the Great and His Time: Library Edition
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sku: Q_6312, ean: 9780786182282, isbn: 0786182288,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Alexander the Great, the king of Macedonia, was trained by Aristotle in every branch of human learning, conquered much of Asia, and was one of the greatest leaders in the history of the world. Conqueror of the Persian Empire, this military genius greatly influenced the spread of Hellenism and is responsible for profound changes in the course of world development. His actions and achievements would go on to inspire later conquerors such as Hannibal the Carthaginian and Napoleon. Agnes Savill's
Four Princes: Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe
4.9 out of 5 stars with 96 reviews
John Julius Norwich - whom the Wall Street Journal called ''the very model of a popular historian'' - has crafted a big, bold tapestry of the early 16th century, when Europe and the Middle East were overshadowed by a quartet of legendary rulers, all born within a 10-year period:
Francis I of France, the personification of the Renaissance, who became a highly influential patron of the arts and education.
Henry VIII, who was not expected to inherit the throne but embraced the role with gusto,
A Tale of Love and Darkness
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
Tragic, comic, and utterly honest, this extraordinary memoir is at once a great family saga and a magical self-portrait of a writer who witnessed the birth of a nation and lived through its turbulent history.
It is the story of a boy growing up in the war-torn Jerusalem of the 40s and 50s in a small apartment crowded with books in 12 languages and relatives speaking nearly as many. His mother and father, both wonderful people, were ill-suited to each other. When Oz was 12 and a half years
All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror
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ean: 9781400101061, isbn: 1400101069,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
Half a century ago, the United States overthrew the democratically elected prime minister of Iran, Mohammad Mossadegh, whose ''crime'' was nationalizing the country's oil industry. In a cloak-and-dagger story of spies, saboteurs, and secret agents, Kinzer reveals the involvement of Eisenhower, Churchill, Kermit Roosevelt, and the CIA in Operation Ajax, which restored Mohammad Reza Shah to power. Reza imposed a tyranny that ultimately sparked the Islamic Revolution of 1979, which, in turn,
Between Two Worlds: My Life and Captivity in Iran
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ean: 9781400116959, isbn: 1400116953,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Roxana Saberi had been living and working in Iran for nearly six years when four men forced her from her Tehran apartment one morning in January 2009. That night, she ended up in solitary confinement in the notorious Evin Prison. Her captors harshly interrogated her and accused her of espionage, a charge she denied. Weeks passed before her family and friends learned her whereabouts.Saberi's captors threatened her with life in prison or worse but told her that if she cooperated with them, she
Killing a King: The Assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the Remaking of Israel
By Blackstone Audio, Inc.
4.7 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
A riveting story about the murder that changed a nation: the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.
The assassination of Yitzhak Rabin remains the single most consequential event in Israel's recent history and one that fundamentally altered the trajectory for both Israel and the Palestinians. Killing a King relates the parallel stories of Rabin and his stalker, Yigal Amir, over the two years leading up to the assassination, as one of them planned political deals he hoped would