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Kirtland Community College Library DS 559.5 .K68 2005 30775305490618 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781888451788
  • ISBN: 1888451785
  • Physical Description: print
    216 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Akashic Books, ©2005.

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Originally published: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1976.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction 2005 by Ron Kovic 15 -- Born on the Fourth of July 27 -- Postscript: Letter to Ron Kovic's parents from Lieutenant General L.W. Walt, U.S. Marine Corps, February 14, 1968 218 -- About the Author.
Summary, etc.: This New York Times bestseller details the author's life story-from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti-Vietnam War advocate. Kovic served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War. He was paralyzed from his chest down in combat in 1968 and has been in a wheelchair ever since. Includes a new introduction by the author.
Subject: Kovic, Ron
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 Personal narratives, American
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