The Tightening Dark

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The Tightening Dark

Author : Sam Farran
ISBN : 9780306922725
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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This riveting memoir follows a Lebanese-Muslim-American and thirty-year US Marine veteran who suffered a six-month ordeal at the hands of a brutal regime in Yemen—and remained loyal to his country through it all. As air strikes carpeted Yemen's capital, Sam Farran was one of only a few Americans in the war-ravaged country. He was there to conduct security assessments for a variety of international firms. Days after his arrival, he was brutally seized and taken hostage by Houthi rebels. Sam would spend the next six months suffering a horrific ordeal that would test his endurance, his loyalty and his very soul. Every day his captors asked him—as a fellow Muslim—to betray America and his Marine heritage in exchange for his freedom. Would he give in to the Houthis and return to his Middle Eastern roots? In the end--and despite daily threats to his life—Sam found the strength to resist, and came out of his ordeal with an increased sense of being, foremost, a US Marine. The Tightening Dark is an intimate, riveting and inspiring memoir of heroic strength, courage, survival and commitment to country. And a reminder that the best parts of the American dream are the dreamers—those who pledge to being American, regardless of where they are born.
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The Tightening Dark
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Sam Farran, Benjamin Buchholz
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-27 - Publisher: Hachette UK

This riveting memoir follows a Lebanese-Muslim-American and thirty-year US Marine veteran who suffered a six-month ordeal at the hands of a brutal regime in Yemen—and remained loyal to his country through it all. As air strikes carpeted Yemen's capital, Sam Farran was one of only a few Americans in the
The Blue Notebooks
Language: en
Pages: 122
Authors: Dudley Marchi
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-07 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Using language like an artist's palette, the Blue Notebooks captures the special moments of everyday being.
Arrowpoint
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Suzanne Ellison
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-10-19 - Publisher: Harlequin

WELCOME TO TYLER - THE AUCTION'S AT TWO O'CLOCK Tyler's annual crafts fair is in full swing. This year the theme is Native American art. Stroll among the tables and admire the handiwork of America's favorite hometown. Each book set in Tyler is a self-contained story; together, they stitch the
The Other Side of Darkness
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Tim Wilkinson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-20 - Publisher: Lulu.com

A fresh collection of Ten short stories from the author of "Tales from the Land of My Heart and 45 for 50," Tales of the darker side of humanity, our misty ancient past and the spiritual and physiological webs that bind us all.
Lost in Darkness: The Akrhyn Series Book 2
Language: en
Pages: 346
Authors: Eve L. Mitchell
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-15 - Publisher: Eve L. Mitchell

Tegan Novikov Holt is missing. Bonded to an Akrhyn who has too many secrets, she needs to know what they are, no matter the danger to herself. The accusations that Cord is working with the Drakhyn are preposterous, but Tegan knows the Castor is keeping things from her...from them all.