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“Vintage and undying.”
New York Times

“The e book main points Kovic’s coming into of the Vietnam Struggle as a fierce, professional-Struggle patriot ahead of turning into an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralyzed him and he lower again house to a chilly reception.”
Rolling Stone

Born at the Fourth of July tells the tale of its writer’s transition from Struggle hawk to protestor after being paralyzed in Vietnam, and coming house to a lukewarm reception. It is no twist of fate that ‘Born in The united statesA.’ tells very a lot the similar tale.”
Billboard

“Kovic’s e book follows him from megastar highschool wrestler to a patriotic American impressed through John F. Kennedy to enroll in the marines to the demanding 1968 wartime harm that left him paralyzed from the chest all the way down to his emergence as an outspoken anti-Struggle activist.”
Hollywood Reporter

“The 1976 e book, which was once made into an Oscar successful movie starring Tom Cruise in 1989, main points Kovic’s length within the Vietnam Struggle as a fierce, professional-Struggle patriot ahead of he was an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralysed him and he lower again house to a chilly reception.”
NME

“He was once born in The united statesA.–and at the 4th of July. Bruce Springsteen narrates a foreword he wrote within the new audiobook model of Born at the Fourth of July, Ron Kovic’s anti-Vietnam Struggle memoir.”
New York Day by day News

“There is not any higher time than Independence Day to pay attention [to] The Boss’ iconic voice at the foreword and this nice murals.”
Examiner

“For the 40th anniversary of the e book, which was a movie within the ’80s starring Tom Cruise, a brand new print model was once issued with a foreword written through Bruce Springsteen, and the audiobook is the one position the place you’ll listen Bruce learn his foreword immediately to you. That is proper, the Boss units the tone for this extraordinarily robust and transferring memoir in some way that you will not need to pass over.”
Omnivoracious

“40 years in the past the Vietnam vet from Massapequa–wounded in struggle and in a wheelchair ever because–revealed his Vintage Struggle memoir, later made into a movie with Tom Cruise. The anniversary model includes a foreword through Bruce Springsteen. Kovic’s new e book, Hurricane Street, chronicles the Seventies activism of the American Veterans Motion.”
Newsday

Born at the Fourth of July chronicles Kovic’s transformation from a gung-ho soldier coming into the Vietnam Struggle to his go back house as a paralyzed guy. His reviews in a foreign country, in addition to the negative means he was once handled whilst he got here again, made Kovic’s e book one of the most antiwar Motion’s such a lot celebrated works.”
Ultimate Vintage Rock

“Kovic entered of the Vietnam Struggle as a fierce, professional-Struggle patriot ahead of turning into an outspoken peace activist after an harm paralyzed him and he lower again house to a chilly reception as a veteran. His e book tells his tale.”
Radio.com

Born at the Fourth of July tells the tale of Kovic’s enlistment and the way he was dissatisfied with the Struggle over the years and particularly after he lower again house to the States. The various e book’s subject matters are echoed in Springsteen’s hit music, ‘Born in The united statesA.'”
Asbury Park Press

With a brand new foreword through Bruce Springsteen.

This New York Times very best vendor (multiple million copies offered), offered right here in a different 40th-anniversary model with a emblem-new foreword through Bruce Springsteen, main points the writer’s existence tale (portrayed through Tom Cruise within the Oliver Stone movie)–from a patriotic soldier in Vietnam, to his critical battlefield harm, to his position as the rustic’s such a lot outspoken anti–Vietnam Struggle recommend, spreading his message from his wheelchair.