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Kovic, Ron.

Summary: "The author of Born on the Fourth of July (1976) recounts the brief 1974 movement he initiated to change how Veterans Affairs hospitals cared for wounded soldiers...The great strength of this book is that the author never minces words. With devastating candor, he memorializes a short-lived but important movement and the men who made it happen. Sobering reflections on past treatment of America's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KOV

Kovic, Ron.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 KOVIC, RON KOV

Kovic, Ron.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quality Paperback Book Club 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 959.7043 KOV

Summary: Based on the true story of Ron Kovic, a young man who volunteered for the Vietnam War, was wounded, and returned paralyzed from the mid-chest down. He later became a new voice for those disenchanted with the war.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BOR

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