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Born on the Fourth of July

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This New York Times bestseller (more than one million copies sold) details the author's life story - portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Oliver Stone film version - from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti-Vietnam War advocate, spreading his message from his wheelchair. Along with Oliver Stone, Kovic was the co-scriptwriter of the 1989 Academy Award-winning film based on the book with Tom Cruise starring in the role of Kovic.
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9781888451788
9781453259351
9780606041751
067173914
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Full title born on the fourth of july
Author kovic ron
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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Kovic's powerful and moving New York Times bestselling book, now with a new introduction that sets this classic antiwar story in a contemporary context.

This New York Times bestseller (more than one million copies sold) details the author's life story (portrayed by Tom Cruise in the Oliver Stone film version)—from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his severe battlefield injury, to his role as the country's most outspoken anti-Vietnam War advocate, spreading his message from his wheelchair.

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subject_facet Kovic, Ron, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American
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