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By James A. Hawkins

ISBN-10: 161251796X

ISBN-13: 9781612517964

Becoming a guy is hard . . . even within the better of conditions, but if it needs to be performed in 1968 and with the yr of the Monkey set to blow up onto the towns and battlefields of a war-torn state, it is just the superior who make the grade.

A universal Virtue has the immediacy and punch of today’s fears because it attracts on yesterday’s headlines. whilst the armies of Ho Chi Mihn push around the demilitarized area on a scale by no means notion attainable and at the same time strike at thousands of pursuits, American Marines are on the vanguard – depending on info from a different reconnaissance strength that's the simply factor which may cease Hanoi from utilizing a brand new Year’s chance to grab the country.

This is the tale of Paul Jackson, Sole survivor of a hillside bloodbath, Marine Corps sniper and reconnaissance innovator, and his epic march in the course of the annals of the awful forms that's the usa army in 1968. An eighteen-year-old Marine learns, at an early age, what he needs to do to outlive; what he needs to do to excel; and what needs to be performed to slot into the main particular fraternity within the world.

A universal Virtue is ready the opposite 1/2 heroism, the half that pits a warrior opposed to an American public that despises his uniform, opposed to inner factions that model him a “coward,” and opposed to a gorgeous lady who desires not anything greater than for him to stick domestic and love her. it really is approximately becoming into manhood in a poisonous the United States and an international long past mad. difficult offerings, painful studies, and an intuition for survival paintings to create a pace-setter of legend.

Exciting, ancient, and much attaining, A universal Virtue is an formidable and explosive production; person who may possibly in simple terms were written via person who used to be there.

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