Fear Us

Author: B. B. Reid
ISBN: 9781517370428
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KEENAN It's been four years since I ran away-from home, my brother, and my maybe father. I created a life free of expectations while pretending I wasn't being hunted by all of the above. I managed to stay under the radar all this time... or so I thought. When big brother shows up and saves my ass, I'm forced to face everything I left behind, including her. SHELDON It's been four years since I became another statistic. I made a lot of mistakes when it came to Keenan Masters. The first was loving him at all. He took something from me the night he left, and when I told him I still loved him, he told me he'd always hate me. After that, I learned how to be okay... until he came back. Gone was the boy who always knew how to make me laugh, and in his place was a cold, arrogant monster.


Author: Bob Woodward
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150117553X
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“Explosive.”—The Washington Post “Devastating.”—The New Yorker “Unprecedented.”—CNN THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL IT With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies. Woodward draws from hundreds of hours of interviews with firsthand sources, meeting notes, personal diaries, files and documents. The focus is on the explosive debates and the decision-making in the Oval Office, the Situation Room, Air Force One and the White House residence. Fear is the most intimate portrait of a sitting president ever published during the president’s first years in office.

American Islamophobia

Author: Khaled A. Beydoun
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520970004
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“I remember the four words that repeatedly scrolled across my mind after the first plane crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City. ‘Please don’t be Muslims, please don’t be Muslims.’ The four words I whispered to myself on 9/11 reverberated through the mind of every Muslim American that day and every day after.… Our fear, and the collective breath or brace for the hateful backlash that ensued, symbolize the existential tightrope that defines Muslim American identity today.” The term “Islamophobia” may be fairly new, but irrational fear and hatred of Islam and Muslims is anything but. Though many speak of Islamophobia’s roots in racism, have we considered how anti-Muslim rhetoric is rooted in our legal system? Using his unique lens as a critical race theorist and law professor, Khaled A. Beydoun captures the many ways in which law, policy, and official state rhetoric have fueled the frightening resurgence of Islamophobia in the United States. Beydoun charts its long and terrible history, from the plight of enslaved African Muslims in the antebellum South and the laws prohibiting Muslim immigrants from becoming citizens to the ways the war on terror assigns blame for any terrorist act to Islam and the myriad trials Muslim Americans face in the Trump era. He passionately argues that by failing to frame Islamophobia as a system of bigotry endorsed and emboldened by law and carried out by government actors, U.S. society ignores the injury it inflicts on both Muslims and non-Muslims. Through the stories of Muslim Americans who have experienced Islamophobia across various racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic lines, Beydoun shares how U.S. laws shatter lives, whether directly or inadvertently. And with an eye toward benefiting society as a whole, he recommends ways for Muslim Americans and their allies to build coalitions with other groups. Like no book before it, American Islamophobia offers a robust and genuine portrait of Muslim America then and now.

American Fear

Author: Peter N. Stearns
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135916454
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Americans have become excessively fearful, and manipulation through fear has become a significant problem in American society, with real impact on policy. By using data from 9/11, this book makes a distinctive contribution to the exploration of recent fear, but also by developing a historical perspective, the book shows how and why distinctive American fears have emerged over the past several decades.

Visas Without Fear Us Immigration Unveiled

Author: C Buschagne
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1477141367
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book was written to eliminate the "Fear" of US Immigration and the complexities of the US Immigration System. The specific intention and objective is to UNVEIL' the U.S. Immigration System, provide Tips and guidance to Foreigners that will reduce the FEAR .To give insight for the correct behavior that may influence the approval or denial' decision. The broken, yet complex, US Visa and Immigration System, intimidates and frustrates most Foreigners, from finding the correct US Consulate for the first interview appointment to completing the process. This book is written by Foreigners for Foreigners, professionals, lawyers and individuals. The content of this book represents the personal experiential knowledge and perspective of two Foreigners a USA Citizen as contributor, family and acquaintances. The experiences of many individuals and families interviewed by the authors are also reflected. The Author's US Immigration experiences involve some 8+ years of filing, researching, communicating, interviews, and processing at several different US Consulates outside the US and with different Immigration offices inside the US. Dealing with seven law firms, including winning a malpractice case against one firm, provided deep insight and first-hand experience into the US Immigration System. The authors met and interviewed many Foreigners, with their own personal Immigration experiences, pursuing their Dreams to visit or immigrate to America.

Fear Me

Author: B.B. Reid
ISBN: 9781505636147
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I don't believe in fairy tales and Prince Charming. I believe in fear. He taught me how to be afraid. We first met on a playground on a wonderful summer day. It was the first time he hurt me and it wouldn't be the last. For ten years, he's been my tormentor and I've been his forbidden. But then he went away, and yet I was still afraid. Now he's back and wants more than just my tears. You see...he thinks I sent him away so now he wants revenge...and he knows just how to get it.

The Fear and the Freedom

Author: Keith Lowe
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1466842296
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Bestselling historian Keith Lowe's The Fear and the Freedom looks at the astonishing innovations that sprang from WWII and how they changed the world. The Fear and the Freedom is Keith Lowe’s follow-up to Savage Continent. While that book painted a picture of Europe in all its horror as WWII was ending, The Fear and the Freedom looks at all that has happened since, focusing on the changes that were brought about because of WWII—simultaneously one of the most catastrophic and most innovative events in history. It killed millions and eradicated empires, creating the idea of human rights, and giving birth to the UN. It was because of the war that penicillin was first mass-produced, computers were developed, and rockets first sent to the edge of space. The war created new philosophies, new ways of living, new architecture: this was the era of Le Corbusier, Simone de Beauvoir and Chairman Mao. But amidst the waves of revolution and idealism there were also fears of globalization, a dread of the atom bomb, and an unexpressed longing for a past forever gone. All of these things and more came about as direct consequences of the war and continue to affect the world that we live in today. The Fear and the Freedom is the first book to look at all of the changes brought about because of WWII. Based on research from five continents, Keith Lowe’s The Fear and the Freedom tells the very human story of how the war not only transformed our world but also changed the very way we think about ourselves.

The United States of Fear

Author: Tom Engelhardt
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608461548
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With piercing wit and brutal insight, Tom Engelhardt tours the future ruins of the American empire.

Embracing Fear

Author: Thom Rutledge
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0061741531
Format: PDF, Mobi
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It′s Time to Take Back Your Life Fear takes many forms -- dread, panic, anxiety, self-consciousness, superstition, and negativity -- and manifests itself in many ways -- avoidance, procrastination, judgment, control, and agitation, to name just a few. Whether we are afraid of the dark or being alone, of failure or commitment, of public speaking or flying, fear dominates our lives, affecting nearly every decision we make. Combining compelling stories from the author′s twenty-five-year practice, examples from his own struggles with addiction and depression, and practical exercises and tools, Embracing Fear does not pretend to teach the impossible and eliminate fear, but rather shows us that once we understand it we can live beyond its tyrannical control. Instead of repressing or ignoring the voices of panic and dread, we learn that it is only through facing, exploring, accepting, and responding to fear that we free ourselves from its paralyzing grip.

Apocalyptic Sentimentalism

Author: Kevin Pelletier
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
ISBN: 0820339482
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Focusing on a range of important antislavery figures, including David Walker, Nat Turner, Maria Stewart, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and John Brown, Apocalyptic Sentimentalism illustrates how antislavery discourse worked to redefine violence and vengeance as the ultimate expression (rather than denial) of love and sympathy.