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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.

ABOUT Ron Kovic

  • BIOGRAPHY

    Ron 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. Along with Oliver Stone, Kovic was the co-screenwriter of the 1989 Academy Award-winning film based on the book Born on the Fourth of July (Tom Cruise stars in the role of Kovic in the film).

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