By Ron Kovic,Bruce Springsteen
--New York Times
"The booklet info Kovic's coming into of the Vietnam warfare as a fierce, pro-war patriot ahead of changing into an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralyzed him and he back domestic to a chilly reception."
"Born at the Fourth of July tells the tale of its author's transition from warfare hawk to protestor after being paralyzed in Vietnam, and coming domestic to a lukewarm reception. it is no accident that 'Born within the u.s.' tells a great deal an analogous tale."
"Kovic's e-book follows him from big name highschool wrestler to a patriotic American encouraged through John F. Kennedy to hitch the marines to the annoying 1968 wartime harm that left him paralyzed from the chest right down to his emergence as an outspoken anti-war activist."
"The 1976 publication, which used to be made into an Oscar successful movie starring Tom Cruise in 1989, info Kovic's interval within the Vietnam conflict as a fierce, pro-war patriot sooner than he grew to become an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralysed him and he lower back domestic to a chilly reception."
"He was once born within the U.S.A.--and at the 4th of July. Bruce Springsteen narrates a foreword he wrote within the new audiobook variation of Born at the Fourth of July, Ron Kovic's anti-Vietnam battle memoir."
--New York day-by-day News
"There isn't any larger time than Independence Day to hear [to] The Boss’ iconic voice at the foreword and this nice paintings of art."
"For the fortieth anniversary of the publication, which grew to become a film within the 80s starring Tom Cruise, a brand new print variation was once issued with a foreword written through Bruce Springsteen, and the audiobook is the single position the place you could listen Bruce learn his foreword on to you. That’s correct, the Boss units the tone for this super strong and relocating memoir in a fashion that you just won’t are looking to miss."
"Forty years in the past the Vietnam vet from Massapequa--wounded in wrestle and in a wheelchair ever since--published his vintage warfare memoir, later made right into a movie with Tom Cruise. The anniversary variation includes a foreword by means of Bruce Springsteen. Kovic's new publication, Hurricane Street, chronicles the Nineteen Seventies activism of the yankee Veterans Movement."
"Born at the Fourth of July chronicles Kovic's transformation from a gung-ho soldier getting into the Vietnam battle to his go back domestic as a paralyzed guy. His reports abroad, in addition to the bad approach he was once taken care of whilst he got here again, made Kovic's publication one of many antiwar movement's so much celebrated works."
--Ultimate vintage Rock
"Kovic entered of the Vietnam battle as a fierce, pro-war patriot prior to turning into an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralyzed him and he back domestic to a chilly reception as a veteran. His booklet tells his story."
"Born at the Fourth of July tells the tale of Kovic's enlistment and the way he turned dissatisfied with the struggle over the years and particularly after he back domestic to the States. some of the book's topics are echoed in Springsteen's hit tune, 'Born within the U.S.A.'"
--Asbury Park Press
With a brand new foreword through Bruce Springsteen.
This New York Times most sensible vendor (more than a million copies sold), provided the following in a distinct fortieth-anniversary version with a brand-new foreword by means of Bruce Springsteen, information the author's existence tale (portrayed by way of Tom Cruise within the Oliver Stone film)--from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his serious battlefield harm, to his function because the country's such a lot outspoken antiVietnam warfare recommend, spreading his message from his wheelchair.
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