By James A. Hawkins
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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A Common Virtue: A Novel by James A. Hawkins