Born On The Fourth Of July

by Ron Kovic

Born On The Fourth Of July

  • ISBN-13: 9781888451788
  • Author(s): Ron Kovic
  • Subject: Biography: general|biography & autobiography: general
  • Publisher: Akashic Books
  • Imprint: Akashic Books
  • Publication Date: 01-06-2005
  • Format: p/b

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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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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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