|"The Current Fight Within" By Edward Ackley and "Black Irish White Jamaican" by Niamh O'Brien|
These two books were listed in the Regular Sunday Book Basket on March 16, 2014
Black Irish White Jamaican by Niamh O'Brien
Author Niamh O'Brien documents the true story of her family's move in 1951 from their native homeland in search of adventure and opportunity on the shores of exotic Jamaica. "Black Irish White Jamaican" focuses on the political climate in Jamaica through the 1970s and 80s as the O'Brien family finds themselves treading through a minefield of terror, corruption and racial violence that eventually forces them to escape and seek safety in the United States. In 1977 O'Brien graduated magna cum laude from University of Houston. Married with three sons and four grandchildren, O'Brien currently resides in Houston, Texas with her husband.
The Current Fight Within By Edward Ackley
Edward Ackley's "The Current Fight Within" is an informative guide to understanding the effects of terrorism in America. Ackley presents readers with knowledge about terrorism, homeland security, emergency response practices, politics, finance and racism. It's an easy-to-read book that provides a basic knowledge of the concerns America is facing. Ackley, a former police officer and Marine, draws from research and personal experience to open readers' eyes to the duty of each American to protect the United States.