The War At Home

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A portrait of the strains of a military marriage and meditation on what it means to be left behind—a brave account of the challenges facing the wife of a Naval fighter pilot. When she fell in love with her brother’s best friend, Rachel Starnes had no idea she was about to repeat a painful family pattern—marrying a man who leaves regularly and for long stretches to work a dangerous job far from home. Through constant relocations, separations, and the crippling doubts of early parenthood, Starnes effortlessly weaves together strands from her past with the relentless pace of Navy life in a time of war. Searingly honest and emotionally unflinching—and at times laugh out loud funny—Starnes eloquently evokes the challenges she faces in trying to find and claim a sense of home while struggling to chart a new path and avoid passing on the same legacy to her two young sons. At once a portrait of the devastating strains that military life puts on families and a meditation on what it means to be left behind, The War at Home is a brave portrait of a modern military family and the realities of separation, endurance, and love that overcomes. “Rachel Starnes’s The War at Home navigates the joys, fears, compromises, and casualties that create the terrain of marriage. And if you are a military spouse, her memoir will reveal thoughts you never even knew you had. This is a wise and fearless book.” —Siobhan Fallon, author of You Know When the Men Are Gone “One of the most honest and genuine memoirs I’ve ever read, as well as one of the most finely written. There’s not a false note in these pages. Rachel Starnes’s story is at once both singular and emblematic. . . . The War at Home is that rare thing: a book about the here and now that promises to last well beyond next month or next year.” —Steve Yarbrough, award-winning author of The Realm of Last Chances and Safe from the Neighbors

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Rachel Starnes
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016-07-05
File : 256 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781101992074


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Genre : Poor
Author by : Pat Capponi
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2000
File : 255 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0140277889


The War At Home

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This book details how American civilians supported the efforts of their troops overseas.

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Genre : History
Author by : Julie Klam
Publisher : Black Rabbit Books
Release : 2002-08-01
File : 48 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1583401903


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Lucy Lehman grows up in the 1950s Bronx as her father struggles with returning from World War II.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Nora Eisenberg
Publisher : Leapfrog Press
Release : 2002
File : 216 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0967952042


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The War at Home brings together some of the state’s leading historians to examine the connections between Arkansas and World War I. These essays explore how historical entities and important events such as Camp Pike, the Little Rock Picric Acid Plant, and the Elaine Race Massacre were related to the conflict as they investigate the issues of gender, race, and public health. This collection sheds new light on the ways that Arkansas participated in the war as well as the ways the war affected Arkansas then and still does today.

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Genre : History
Author by : Mark K. Christ
Publisher : University of Arkansas Press
Release : 2020-03-30
File : 216 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781610756853


Vietnam War The War At Home Gr 5 8

Vietnam War The War At Home Gr 5 8

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**This is the chapter slice "The War at Home Gr. 5-8" from the full lesson plan "Vietnam War"** Experience the longest military conflict in U.S. history, where more than 58,000 Americans lost their lives. From 1955 to 1975, our resource highlights the events that surround this controversial war. Travel to Southeast Asia and become familiar with the climate and terrain of Vietnam. Discover how events after World War II and the United States' attempt to stop Communism from spreading led to this conflict. Learn about the different tactics Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard M. Nixon used during the war. Find out what role the introduction of the helicopter took during some of the major battles. Get introduced to the SEAL teams and U.S. Navy. Step into the shoes of those who fought in the war at home by organizing a protest. Find out how the veterans who fought in Vietnam were treated differently than those who fought in wars before them. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional hands-on activities, crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.

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Author by : Andrew Davis
Publisher : Classroom Complete Press
Release : 2016-06-01
File : 27 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781773448350


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Genre : Canada
Author by : Pat Capponi
Publisher : Viking Adult
Release : 1999
File : 255 Pages
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105025190278


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War At Home

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This is a must handbook for private study and group discussion by all progressive and radical activists. Today's defense depends on our knowledge of yesterday's repression. The message: the political police haven't forgotten us - we can't afford to forget them and their methods. - Philip Agee, former CIA agent

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Genre : Political Science
Author by : Brian Glick
Publisher : South End Press
Release : 1989
File : 92 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0896083497


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The concentration camps of the Anglo-Boer War caused thousands of deaths and much suffering. But should the women and children in the camps only be seen as victims, or is there another story to be told? The War at Home tries to do just that.

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Genre : Concentration camps
Author by : Bill Nasson
Publisher :
Release : 2013-10-21
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0624058999


Labor S War At Home

Labor S War At Home

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Annotation A new edition of a classic book on how World War II changed the face of labor in the US.

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author by : Nelson Lichtenstein
Publisher : Temple University Press
Release : 2003
File : 319 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1592131964