Oh well, she's not my girl back home any-way. Her name is Halamie Tikara. She's Iraqi, and not so far away. So complicated, our beautiful love. Human Intelligence Specialist Joshua Martin lies stranded and severely wounded after a night raid on an al-Qaeda hideout in Samarra. He spends a long night alone remembering-not only intense combat but also growing up conflicted in Oklahoma. As he prays for a rescue at dawn, Joshua, the son of an evangelical minister, recalls his foray into first love at a church summer camp. A scandal while attending a Bible college drives Joshua to join the War on Terror. But he is really seeking true love abroad, not martial glory or divine forgiveness. It is a difficult search. Then he finds the spirited Halamie. The young couple must hide their budding romance from hard men. qThe Book on Joshuaq is a captivating exploration of a foreign war and forbidden love. A Christian boy and Muslim girl test their faith in each other against the backdrop of sectarian violence in 2005/2006 Iraq.Ifshe had worn a halter top, her breasts would have been exposed to a side glance. ... My girl had striking brown eyes, minimal make-up (detectable mascara but no lipstick), and a pert nose that was a ... She would come back to the chair, saying she didna#39;t know what came over her, and I would give her a handkerchief toanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Book on Joshua|
|Publisher||:||iUniverse - 2012-03|