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    • Born on the Fourth of July

    • By: Ron Kovic
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Bruce Springsteen - introduction
    • Length: 5 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 350
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 323

    This New York Times best seller (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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read it and rejoice, read it and weep—Springsteen

    • By Susie on 07-14-16

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Hurricane Street

    • By: Ron Kovic
    • Narrated by: Holter Graham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the spring of 1974, as the last American troops were being pulled out of Vietnam, Ron Kovic and a small group of other severely injured veterans in a California VA hospital launched the American Veterans Movement. In a phenomenal feat of political organizing, Kovic corralled his fellow AVM members into staging a sit-in, and then a hunger strike, in the Los Angeles office of Senator Alan Cranston, demanding better treatment of injured and disabled veterans.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Story I'll Never Forget

    • By Susie on 07-14-16

    Regular price: $19.95