BEYOND WHAT IS GIVEN FLIGHT GLORY

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Beyond What Is Given

Author : Rebecca Yarros
ISBN : 9781633753921
Genre : Fiction
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Be careful what you wish for... Lt. Grayson Masters is focused on graduating the Apache helicopter course, and the last thing he needs is his gorgeous new roommate Samantha Fitzgerald distracting him. While her smart mouth and free spirit are irresistibly irritating, he can't deny their off-the-charts chemistry, no matter how hard he tries. Having just been expelled from college, Sam has no business digging for Grayson's secrets while she's hiding her own, but that doesn't stop her from trying to tear down his walls. Each barrier she busts through drops one of her own, though, and she's not prepared for the truth: another woman laid claim to Grayson's heart long ago. Falling in love is something neither Grayson nor Sam can afford, and when that line is crossed and secrets are exposed, they'll learn that sometimes it's the answered prayers that will put you through hell. Series order: Flight & Glory Book 1: Full Measures Flight & Glory Book 2: Eyes Turned Skyward Flight & Glory Book 3: Beyond What is Given Flight & Glory Book 4: Hallowed Ground
Category: Fiction

Full Measures

Author : Rebecca Yarros
ISBN : 9781622664344
Genre : Fiction
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She knew. That's why Mom hadn't opened the door. She knew he was dead. Twenty years as an army brat and Ember Howard knew, too. The soldiers at the door meant her dad was never coming home. What she didn't know was how she would find the strength to singlehandedly care for her crumbling family when her mom falls apart. Then Josh Walker enters her life. Hockey star, her new next-door neighbor, and not to mention the most delicious hands that insist on saving her over and over again. He has a way of erasing the pain with a single look, a single touch. As much as she wants to turn off her feelings and endure the heartache on her own, she can't deny their intense attraction. Until Josh's secret shatters their world. And Ember must decide if he's worth the risk that comes with loving a man who could strip her bare. Series order: Flight & Glory Book 1: Full Measures Flight & Glory Book 2: Eyes Turned Skyward Flight & Glory Book 3: Beyond What is Given Flight & Glory Book 4: Hallowed Ground
Category: Fiction

Beyond Glory Medal Of Honor Heroes In Their Own Words

Author : Larry Smith
ISBN : 9780393243222
Genre : History
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This first oral history of living Medal of Honor winners evokes Flags of Our Fathers with stirring accounts of patriotic valor. This New York Times best-selling account of battlefield courage celebrates the larger-than-life sacrifices of those awarded the nation's highest honor for valor in combat. Exclusive interviews with these twenty-four men—firsthand accounts of battlefield sacrifice from the greatest generation to Vietnam, along with before-and-after stories—form the core of this classic work. The recipients, as portrayed here, represent a cross-section as diverse as America itself—officers and enlisted men; African Americans, Hispanics, and Caucasians; men who went on to become famous (Daniel Inouye, James Stockdale, Bob Kerrey) and others who returned proudly to small towns. Beyond Glory, in the voices of these heroes, is a testament to the courage of the American nation.
Category: History

Eyes Turned Skyward

Author : Rebecca Yarros
ISBN : 9781633751491
Genre : Fiction
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Life's too short to play it safe... Since her sister's death, twenty-year-old Paisley Donovan has been treated like delicate glass by her parents. She may share her sister's heart condition, but nothing will stop her from completing her Bucket List, even if it kills her. And it almost does, until Jagger Bateman pulls her from the ocean and breathes more than air into her lungs—he sets her soul on fire. Jagger is enrolled in the country's toughest flight school. He's wickedly hot, reckless, and perfect for a girl looking to live life to the fullest. Except that Paisley is the commanding general's daughter, and her boyfriend is Jagger's biggest rival. Now Paisley must decide just how much to risk for a guy who makes her heart pound a little too hard. They're flying through dangerous territory—and one wrong move could make them crash and burn... Series order: Flight & Glory Book 1: Full Measures Flight & Glory Book 2: Eyes Turned Skyward Flight & Glory Book 3: Beyond What is Given Flight & Glory Book 4: Hallowed Ground
Category: Fiction

Beyond Glory

Author : David Margolick
ISBN : 9780307482204
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Nothing in the annals of sports has aroused more passion than the heavyweight fights in New York in 1936 and 1938 between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling — bouts that symbolized the hopes, hatreds, and fears of a world moving toward total war. Acclaimed journalist David Margolick takes us into the careers of both men — a black American and a Nazi German hero — and depicts the extraordinary buildup to their legendary 1938 rematch. Vividly capturing the outpouring of emotion that the two fighters brought forth, Margolick brilliantly illuminates the cultural and social divisions that they came to represent. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Hallowed Ground

Author : Rebecca Yarros
ISBN : 9781633755420
Genre : Fiction
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There are some debts you can't repay... Josh Walker is loyal, reckless, and every girl's dream. But he only has eyes for December Howard, the girl he has yearned for since his high school hockey days. Together they have survived grief, the military, distance, and time as they've fought for stolen weekends between his post at Ft. Rucker and her schooling at Vanderbilt. Now that Josh is a medevac pilot and Ember is headed toward graduation, they're moving on—and in—together. Ember never wanted the Army life, but loving Josh means accepting whatever the army dictates—even when that means saying goodbye as Josh heads to Afghanistan, a country that nearly killed him once before and that took her father. But filling their last days together with love, passion, and plans for their future doesn't temper Ember's fear, and if there's one thing she's learned from her father's death, it's that there are some obstacles even love can't conquer. Flight school is over. This is war. Series order: Flight & Glory Book 1: Full Measures Flight & Glory Book 2: Eyes Turned Skyward Flight & Glory Book 3: Beyond What is Given Flight & Glory Book 4: Hallowed Ground
Category: Fiction

Reason To Believe

Author : Rebecca Yarros
ISBN : 1635765056
Genre : Fiction
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The first full-length novel in Rebecca Yarros's Legacy Series, where a group of elite hotshot firefighters return home to their small Colorado town to rebuild the crew their fathers died for, discover that family is more than blood, and find loves more consuming than the flames they battle. DESCRIPTION: In Legacy, Colorado, family and firefighting are everything. Knox Daniels-- A decade after tragedy took my father and eighteen other hotshots, I'm headed home to help rebuild their legendary crew. We've been given only one season to get operational and qualified, but I can't deny Harper--my best friend's little sister--when she asks me for help. She's still everything I've ever wanted, but her brother drew a line years ago, and crossing it would destroy our friendship and jeopardize our new crew. Harper Anders-- When my student is orphaned with his baby brother, becoming their temporary foster mom is the only way to save them from being separated. The price: moving in and faking a relationship with Knox for the paperwork. Easy--we've known each other since we were kids, but Knox doesn't know I've loved him just as long...until one night everything changes. As our temporary becomes long-term, we're faced with very real feelings for these boys--and each other. But nothing is certain in foster care or fires, and when our world goes up in flames, we'll have to choose between fighting for this family and keeping the ones we love from getting burned.
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Author : Sherolynn Braegger
ISBN : 9781438969336
Genre : Fiction
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Dismantling Glory

Author : Lorrie Goldensohn
ISBN : 9780231513036
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Dismantling Glory presents the most personal and powerful words ever written about the horrors of battle, by the very soldiers who put their lives on the line. Focusing on American and English poetry from World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War, Lorrie Goldensohn, a poet and pacifist, affirms that by and large, twentieth-century war poetry is fundamentally antiwar. She examines the changing nature of the war lyric and takes on the literary thinking of two countries separated by their common language. World War I poets such as Wilfred Owen emphasized the role of soldier as victim. By World War II, however, English and American poets, influenced by the leftist politics of W. H. Auden, tended to indict the whole of society, not just its leaders, for militarism. During the Vietnam War, soldier poets accepted themselves as both victims and perpetrators of war's misdeeds, writing a nontraditional, more personally candid war poetry. The book not only discusses the poetry of trench warfare but also shows how the lives of civilians—women and children in particular—entered a global war poetry dominated by air power, invasion, and occupation. Goldensohn argues that World War II blurred the boundaries between battleground and home front, thus bringing women and civilians into war discourse as never before. She discusses the interplay of fascination and disapproval in the texts of twentieth-century war and notes the way in which homage to war hero and victim contends with revulsion at war's horror and waste. In addition to placing the war lyric in literary and historical context, the book discusses in detail individual poets such as Wilfred Owen, W. H. Auden, Keith Douglas, Randall Jarrell, and a group of poets from the Vietnam War, including W. D. Ehrhart, Bruce Weigl, Yusef Komunyakaa, David Huddle, and Doug Anderson. Dismantling Glory is an original and compelling look at the way twentieth-century war poetry posited new relations between masculinity and war, changed and complicated the representation of war, and expanded the scope of antiwar thinking.
Category: Literary Criticism