Born on the Fourth of July

Born on the Fourth of July

Ron Kovic

“A nice, brave fellow, a guy of deep ethical convictions and an uncompromising disposition.”—John Kerry on Ron Kovic

“As suitable as ever, this e-book is an schooling. Ron is a real American, and his nice center and hard-won knowledge shine via those pages.” —Oliver Stone, filmmaker

Born at the Fourth of July brings again the period of the Vietnam struggle at a time while the institution is making an attempt to make the country put out of your mind what they name the “Vietnam syndrome.” Ron Kovic’s memoir is written with poetic ardour and grips your consciousness from the first actual web page to the final. it's a vintage of antiwar literature and that i desire it is going to be learn by way of huge numbers of adolescents, who might be either sobered and encouraged via his tale. —Howard Zinn

“If you must comprehend the eternal reverberations of our struggle in Vietnam and the way it affects our present occasions, you need to learn this book.” —LARRY HEINEMANN

“There is not any ebook extra appropriate within the twenty first century to therapeutic the wound of Vietnam, which keeps to carry lots ache to our state, as mirrored within the final presidential election . . . It continues to be to Kovic to remind us that historical past issues, and that the price of our excessive follies persists.” —ROBERT SCHEER, Los Angeles Times columnist

This New York Times bestseller (more than 1000000 copies offered) information the author's existence tale (portrayed through Tom Cruise within the Oliver Stone movie version)--from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his serious battlefield damage, to his function because the country's so much outspoken anti-Vietnam conflict suggest, spreading his message from his wheelchair.

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